With a population of 15,072 , Dunkirk, New York is a small city. There are just 2 nursing homes in the city, which does not provide you with too many choices. This relatively small group of nursing homes in this city received a city grade of B-. For comparison's sake, we also looked at the facilities in the nearby city of Tonawanda. While we aren't raving about either city, we found the facilities in Dunkirk to be slightly better. Finally, this place's nursing homes were consistent in all of the major categories. More information about these categories can be found below.
While its overall rating was somewhat average, we awarded this city's nursing homes an A for our inspections rating. Inspection scores are based on many items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this area have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. In addition, Dunkirk also received an impressive long-term care rating where it received a B in this category. In the other categories we looked at, Dunkirk received middle of the pack grades for our short-term care and nursing categories.