There are only 2 nursing homes in Norwell, Massachusetts, servicing a relatively small population of 10,506 people. We awarded the nursing homes here a very good city grade of B+. Even with only a few facilities, this is still an impressive city grade. This is a well above average grade with the overwhelming majority of cities receiving a lower score. We were also pleased to find that this city's nursing homes didn't have any bad scores in any of the four major categories. More information about its category grades can be found in the next paragraph.
To go along with its strong overall grade, we gave this city a grade of A- for our long-term care category. For long-term care residents, the nursing home's primary objective is to keep patients healthy and safe. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate patients. In addition, Norwell earned a grade of B+ in the area of nursing. Wrapping up its impressive profile, the city received strong grades for our inspections and short-term care areas as well.