Omaha is a large metropolitan area with 518,429 people. It has 22 nursing homes, so you should have plenty of options to choose from. These facilities received on average an overall grade of B, which is a quality score for the city. We found this city grade is just as good as the city grade of B we gave the nearby city of Council Bluffs. Both cities have some strong nursing homes. Lastly, Omaha has the distinction of being the thirteenth best city in the state of Nebraska according to our rankings.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, most of the facilities in Omaha performed remarkably well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded its facilities a grade of A- for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Our inspection scores are tied to many pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this area have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Omaha also fared well in the category of government nursing with a B+. Wrapping up its quality profile, the city earned a B+ in our short-term care category and a grade of B in long-term care. We found this city to be strong in every category.