With a population of 21,437 , Stoneham, Massachusetts is a small city. There are only 2 nursing homes in the city, which doesn't provide you with too many choices. We awarded the nursing homes in this city a top-notch city grade of A. Even with only a couple of facilities, this is still quite an accomplishment. By way of comparison, we awarded the nursing homes in the nearby city of Malden a city grade of A-, which is also a good score. Nevertheless, we found the nursing homes in Stoneham to be rated slightly higher than the ones in Malden. Topping off a great profile, Stoneham is one of the top three rated cities in all of Massachusetts.
This city received a great overall grade, but we especially wanted to emphasize that we gave Stoneham an elite grade of A in the category of short-term care. With a short-term care rating this high we'd expect most of the nursing homes this city to a high functioning physical therapy and rehabilitation program. In addition, Stoneham also performed extremely well in the area of inspections, where it received a grade of A for that area. Rounding out its straight A profile, the city received an A for its nursing score and a grade of A- in the area of long-term care.