There is unfortunately just one nursing home in Malden, Massachusetts, providing for a small population of 59,503 people. Fortunately, its only nursing home received a superb overall grade of A-. We also looked at the facilities in the nearby city of Andover. We found the facility in Malden to be in a totally different league than most of the facilities in Andover. The best aspect of this nursing home's strong profile is its inspection reports. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this city's nursing home performed extremely well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Inspection grades are based on pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that score well in this area tend to have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This facility also performed remarkably well in our long-term care category, where it earned a grade of A-. Wrapping up its profile, this place received grades of A- and B- for our nursing and short-term care categories respectively. Outside of its short-term care score, this place's other three categories were remarkably strong.