Brainerd, Minnesota is a medium size city with 29,439 people. It has only 2 nursing homes, which doesn't give you too many options. This place's nursing homes received a first-rate city grade of A-, so what this city lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality. In fact, this is ranked number 187 on our list of the best cities to find nursing homes in the country. This is impressive since we ranked thousands of cities around the nation. The best part of this facility's strong profile is its nursing homes' nursing grades. Nursing is discussed in the next paragraph.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, the nursing homes in Brainerd performed extremely well in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded Brainerd a grade of A for this category, which is one of our highest scores. With a nursing rating this high we'd expect the majority of the facilities here to have impressive levels of nurse staffing. Brainerd also really excelled in the area of inspections, where we gave it an A. Very few cities earned a better grade in this category. Rounding out its quality report card, the city earned a B+ for its short-term care grade and a B+ in long-term care. This place did not have any weak links based on our assessment.