Rockland, Massachusetts is an average size city with 17,489 people. It has just 2 nursing homes, which does not offer you too many choices. This place's nursing homes received an excellent city grade of A-, so what this city lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality. We also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of Plymouth, which has some good nursing homes of its own. However, we found the nursing homes in Rockland to be rated much higher than the ones in Plymouth. We were so impressed with Rockland that we rated it as one of the 500 best cities in the entire country.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this city performed remarkably well in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded its facilities a grade of A for this category, which is one of our highest scores. High end grades in this category usually mean the city's nursing homes have favorable levels of staffing. The city also performed remarkably well in the area of short-term care, with an A- for this category. Wrapping up its first-rate report card, this place earned a grade of A- for its inspections rating and a B in the area of long-term care.