Clifton, New Jersey is a medium size city with 83,648 people. It has just one nursing home, which is surprising for a city of this size. This facility was awarded an overall grade of B, which is a good grade. This is as good or better than the city grade of the average city in the country. This place's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection grade, which you can find in the next section.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this city's nursing home 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 look at in calculating our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities with higher grades in this category typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. This nursing home also earned a B+ for the area of long-term care. In the last two categories, the city received a B- for nursing and a B- in the area of short-term care.