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 Kingston, which received a city grade of C. We found Albany to be a bit better. Finally, this place's nursing homes received consistent grades in each of our categories. Additional information about these categories can be found below.
While its overall score was not elite, we awarded this city's nursing homes an A for our inspections rating. Arguably the most important factor we look at in determining our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Facilities with higher grades in this area typically avoided the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. In addition, the city also received one of our higher scores in our long-term care category, with a grade of B. Finally, the city earned a grade of B- for its nursing score and a C for short-term care.