With two nursing homes in the city, you only have a couple of options in Amsterdam, New York. We gave this city a city grade of B for based on the quality of its nursing homes. We found this city grade is considerably better than the city grade of C received by the nearby city of Albany. While that isn't an awful grade, Amsterdam appears to be a far better option. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, many of the nursing homes in Amsterdam performed spectacularly well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded the city an A for this category, which is one of our highest scores. Arguably the most significant factor we look at in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Nursing homes with better grades in this area most likely dodged the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. In addition, Amsterdam earned a B for our short-term care category. In our final two categories, the city received middle of the road grades for our long-term care and nursing categories.