With two nursing homes in the city, you only have a few options in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. Sadly, we awarded the nursing homes here city grade of D, which is a terrible grade at the city level. By way of comparison, we awarded the facilities in the nearby city of Santa Fe a city grade of F, which is a well below average grade. While neither city received a rave review, we found the facilities in Rio Rancho to be a better bet. We really don't have too many good things to say about this city's facilities, but they did receive surprisingly impressive short-term care grades. You can continue reading to find out about short-term care and other category grades.
Despite receiving an abysmal overall grade, the nursing homes in Rio Rancho performed well in short-term care. In fact, it earned one of our higher grades in that category with a grade of B. Our short-term care grades are based on a nursing home's quantity of skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This includes a vast spectrum of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, not to mention other types of therapy. Surprisingly, this city also performed decently in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of C in this area. In the last two categories, the city received terrible grades for our inspections and long-term care areas respectively. As you can see, this city's long-term care score really pulled down its overall grade.