There are surprisingly just 5 nursing homes located in Jersey City, New Jersey, providing for a large population of 247,530 people. We gave the nursing homes in this city an excellent city grade of B+. Even with a relatively limited selection of nursing homes, this is still a high quality city grade. In fact, this city's city grade was far better than the city grade of facilities in the nearby city of Maspeth. While there is nothing wrong with this grade, we found Jersey City to be on a whole other level. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this city's nursing homes performed spectacularly 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 grades are based on several items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that score well in this area have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. Jersey City also really excelled in the category of short-term care, where we gave it a grade of A-. In the other categories we looked at, the city earned middle of the pack grades in our nursing and long-term care areas.