With a population of 37,122 people, Niles, Michigan is a small city. There are just 3 nursing homes in the city, which doesn't give you too many choices. We gave the nursing homes in this city city grade of C, which is not as high of a grade as we had hoped for. We also assessed the facilities in the nearby city of Michigan City, which received a city grade of D. While we not raving about either city, we found the facilities in Niles to be a better bet. Please continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
This city's best category grade came in our nursing category. In that area, we gave Niles a B. The nursing category consists of many components, most of which are associated with quantities of nurse staffing. This city earned its next best grade in the area of inspections, where we awarded it a B-, which is also a decent grade. In our final two categories, the city received grades of B- and D for our short-term care and long-term care areas respectively. Even with an otherwise respectable profile, a long-term care grade in this range may be concerning for some people.