With 35,401 people, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts is a small city. There are only 3 nursing homes in the city, which does not provide you with too many options. While this place didn't have a ton of nursing homes, this city received a phenomenal city grade of A-. In fact, Jamaica Plain is one of the 500 best cities in the entire country. This is impressive since we assessed thousands of cities around the country. The best part of this city's impressive profile was its nursing homes' inspection ratings. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph
To pair with its great overall grade, we awarded Jamaica Plain an A- for our inspections category. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in calculating our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's inspection reports. Facilities with better grades in this area typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. Jamaica Plain also performed extremely well in our long-term care category, where it earned an A- for this category. Rounding out its first-rate profile, we awarded the city grades of A- and B+ for our short-term care and nursing areas respectively.