Our data for Elmira, New York is based on just one nursing home we found there. We were relieved to discover that its only nursing home received an excellent overall grade of A. In fact, Elmira is one of the 100 best cities in the country. This is impressive since we ranked thousands of cities around the nation. One of the major highlights of this city's profile is its inspection rating. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this city's sole nursing home performed remarkably well in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. As a result, we awarded it one of our best scores in that area with a grade of A+. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This nursing home also really excelled in the category of long-term care, where it received an A. Rounding out its top notch profile, the city received grades of A- and B+ for our short-term care and nursing categories respectively.