There are just 3 nursing homes in North Andover, Massachusetts, providing for a population of 28,352 people. The nursing homes in this city received a superb city grade of A-. Even with just a couple of nursing homes, this is still a great achievement. We found this city grade to be considerably better than the city grade of B received by the nearby city of Salem. Both cities received impressive grades, but North Andover appears to be in a totally different league. The best aspect of North Andover's impressive report card was its nursing homes' inspection grades. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph
On top of having excellent nursing homes overall, this place really excelled in the category of inspections, where we gave it an A. Not many cities performed better in this category. Perhaps the most important factor we look at in computing our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Facilities with better grades in this area typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. In addition, we also wanted to emphasize that we awarded North Andover an A for our nursing category. Rounding out its top notch profile, North Andover received grades of A- and B+ for our short-term care and long-term care areas respectively.