With four nursing homes in the city, there are only a couple of options in Brick, New Jersey. We gave this city a city grade of B for based on the quality of its nursing homes. We also assessed the nursing homes in Perth Amboy, which received a city grade of B-. While this is a respectable grade, Brick appears to be a better bet. The best part of this city's strong report card is its nursing homes' inspection ratings. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph
To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded the nursing homes in Brick an A+ in our inspections category. Our inspection grades account for a host of factors found on a nursing home's inspection reports. One key criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with better grades in this area usually have few severe deficiencies. In addition, the city earned a B+ for the city's short-term care rating. Finally, Brick received a B for its nursing rating and a grade of B- in long-term care.