We looked at the only nursing home in Salem, Massachusetts. This facility was awarded an overall grade of B, which is a good score. We also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of Arlington. With Arlington receiving a terrible city grade, we found the nursing home in Salem to be in a totally different league than most of the nursing homes in Arlington. The best aspect of this facility's impressive profile is its short-term care score. We discuss short-term care in the following paragraph.
To pair with its strong overall grade, this city's only nursing home also earned a grade of B+ for its short-term care rating. Our short-term care grades are crucial for individuals looking for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation usually mandates higher levels of skilled nursing services. This means a wide scope of nursing services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and occupational therapists, as well as other types of therapy. This nursing home also received one of our higher grades in the area of inspections, where we awarded it a B in the category. Finally, we awarded the city a B for its long-term care score and a B- in the area of nursing.