With 46,182 people, West Orange, New Jersey is a relatively small city. There are 5 nursing homes there, which gives you a decent number of options. We gave the nursing homes in this city a strong city grade of B+. Even with just a couple of nursing homes, this is still an impressive city grade. We also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of East Orange, which received a decent city grade in its own right. Nevertheless, we found the facilities in West Orange to be rated a bit higher than the ones in East Orange. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
As mentioned above, this city's nursing homes received a strong overall grade, but we also wanted to emphasize that some of the city's nursing homes received virtually perfect health inspections the past few years. We gave West Orange an elite grade of A for this category. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's inspection reports. Facilities with higher grades in this category typically avoided the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. In addition, the city earned a B+ for our short-term care category. In our final two categories, this place received a grade of B for its nursing grade and a B- in long-term care.