There are just 4 nursing homes in Bridgewater, New Jersey, providing for a population of 37,972 people. This city's nursing homes received an excellent city grade of B+, so what this city lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality. By way of comparison, we gave the nursing homes in the nearby city of Union a city grade of B-, which is a decent grade. Nevertheless, we found the facilities in Bridgewater to be in a totally different league than the ones in Union. As you might expect, this city has 2 nursing homes that were awarded a grade of A- or better. This offers you a few first-class facilities.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, most of the facilities in Bridgewater performed remarkably well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded it an A+ for that category, which is one of our highest scores. Perhaps the most critical factor we consider in calculating our inspection scores is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Nursing homes with better grades in this category typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. In addition, Bridgewater earned a B+ for our short-term care category. Wrapping up its quality report card, the city received a B+ for its nursing grade and a B in long-term care. Bridgewater did not have any weak links as far as we could tell.