Marblehead, Massachusetts offers only two nursing homes to choose from, so you don't have too many options to choose from. We awarded the nursing homes in this city a superb city grade of A. Even with just a few facilities, this is still quite an accomplishment. We also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of Dorchester, which received an impressive city grade in its own right. However, we found the facilities in Marblehead to be even better than the ones in Dorchester. Lastly, this city's category grades were just as strong as its overall city grade. You can read more about these in the next paragraph.
On top of having excellent nursing homes on the whole, this city really excelled in the category of inspections, where it received an A+. Very few cities fared this well in this area. Arguably the most critical factor we look at in calculating our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Places with better grades in this area most likely dodged the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. The city also really excelled in the area of nursing, where it received an A. Wrapping up its straight A profile, this place earned a grade of A- for its long-term care score and a grade of A- for short-term care.