With 46,182 people, West Orange, New Jersey is a relatively small city. There are just 4 nursing homes in the city, which does not give you too many choices. We awarded the nursing homes here an excellent city grade of A-. Even with just a couple of facilities, this is still quite an accomplishment. We also looked at the facilities in the nearby city of East Orange, which received an impressive city grade in its own right. Nevertheless, we found the facilities in West Orange to be in a totally different league than the ones in East Orange. On top of this, West Orange is also one of the top 500 cities in the United States.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, the nursing homes in West Orange performed especially well in the area of inspections. In fact, some of the nursing homes in the city received nearly perfect inspection reports this year. Consequently, the city received one of our highest grades in that area with an A. These inspection ratings take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can learn more about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, the city also received strong short-term care grade with a B+ in this area. Wrapping up its report card, this place earned a B+ for its nursing score and a grade of B+ in long-term care. We found this city to be very strong everywhere we looked.