There are five facilities in Albany, New York, so at least you have a few options. This city received a city grade of B- based on its overall nursing home quality. We also looked at the nursing homes in the nearby city of Pittsfield, which received a city grade of B-. WHile neither city really stood out, both cities would likely be good options for most people. Finally, this place's nursing homes were consistent in each of our categories. Additional information about its category grades is available in the next section.
This city received a fairly ordinary overall grade, but we really wanted to emphasize that some of its facilities virtually flawless health inspections in recent years. We awarded it an impressive grade of A in this area. We take several aspects of a facility's inspection report into consideration in computing these inspection grades. One key factor is deficiencies. You should keep in mind that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more important than the number of deficiencies, as some can be quite minor. In addition, the city received a B in the area of long-term care. Finally, the city earned a grade of B- for its nursing grade and a C in short-term care.