With a population of 28,789 people, Gloucester, Massachusetts is a relatively small city. There are only 2 nursing homes in the city, which does not provide you with too many options. We gave the nursing homes in this city a phenomenal city grade of A-. Even with just a few nursing homes, this is still a great achievement. Even in a state with many excellent cities to find nursing homes, we ranked this city as one of the top twenty five rated cities in the state of Massachusetts. The best aspect of this city's strong profile is its nursing homes' short-term care grades. Short-term care grades are discussed in the next paragraph.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, many of the nursing homes in Gloucester performed extremely well in the area of short-term care. We awarded Gloucester one of our highest ratings in that area with a grade of A. Strong short-term care grades typically mean a city's facilities have impressive levels of physical therapy staffing. In addition, Gloucester also performed extremely well in the area of long-term care, where we gave it an A- for this category. Wrapping up its top notch report card, this place earned an A- for its inspections rating and a grade of B+ for nursing.