With a population of 21,532 , Portsmouth, New Hampshire is a small city. There are only 2 nursing homes in the city, which does not give you too many options. While it only has a couple of nursing homes, this city received a first-rate city grade of A-. In fact, Portsmouth ended up being the fifth best city in New Hampshire according to our ratings. The best aspect of Portsmouth's impressive profile was its nursing homes' inspection grades. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section
In addition to having quality nursing homes overall, this city really excelled in the category of inspections, where we gave it an A. Very few cities performed better in this area. Inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. Portsmouth also performed spectacularly well in our short-term care category, where we gave it an A- for that category. Wrapping up its impressive profile, this place earned strong grades for our nursing and long-term care areas as well.