With a population of 98,153 , Dearborn, Michigan is an average size city. Surprisingly, there are only 2 nursing homes in the city, which is fewer than we expected in a city of this size. The nursing homes here received a world class city grade of A-. Even with just a couple of nursing homes, this is still quite an accomplishment. Dearborn has the prestigious distinction of being one of the top ten rated cities in the state of Michigan. The best aspect of this city's strong report card is its nursing homes' inspection scores. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this city performed spectacularly well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A+ for this category, which is one of our highest scores. Arguably the most critical factor we look at in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher scores in this area typically avoided the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. The city performed remarkably well in the area of short-term care as well. Consequently, Dearborn received a grade of A- in this category. Wrapping up its quality report card, we gave Dearborn favorable scores for our long-term care and nursing areas as well.