With 15,072 people, Dunkirk, New York is a small city. There are just 2 nursing homes in the city, which does not offer you too many options. These facilities were awarded on average an overall grade of C. This isn't a terrible grade, but it is not as strong of a grade as we like to see either. It looks like most cities received a B or higher, leaving Dunkirk on the wrong side of average. Please continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes performed in our category grades.
While its overall score was somewhat average, we awarded this city a grade of A for our inspections rating. Inspection ratings account for a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher grades in this area usually have very few severe deficiencies. The next highest grade we gave Dunkirk in any category was its long-term care grade, where we gave it a B-. In the last two categories, this place earned terrible grades for our short-term care and nursing categories respectively.