With three nursing homes in the city, there are only a couple of choices in Auburn, New York. We gave this city a city grade of B for overall nursing home quality. This is as good or better than the city grade of most of the cities in the nation. This place's nursing homes were better in some categories than others, but it did not have any poor grades in any of our major areas discussed below. Additional information about its category grades is available in the next section.
As mentioned above, this city's nursing homes received a strong overall grade, but we also wanted to emphasize that some of its facilities received virtually flawless health inspections the past few years. We gave Auburn an impressive grade of A for this category. Inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, Auburn also received one of our better scores in the area of long-term care, with a grade of B+. Finally, the city earned middle of the pack grades for our short-term care and nursing areas.