There are just 2 nursing homes in Hamburg, New York, providing for a population of 41,937 people. We gave this city a city grade of B for based on the quality of its nursing homes. In fact, this city's city grade far surpassed the city grade of facilities in the local city of Tonawanda. While this grade are not that bad, we found Hamburg to be in a totally different league. Fortunately, this city's nursing homes did not have any weak links in any of the major categories discussed below. Additional information about these categories can be found in the next paragraph.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, many of the nursing homes in Hamburg performed remarkably well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded Hamburg an A+ for that category, which is one of our best scores. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher scores in this area typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. Inspections is Hamburg's next best category. We gave it a grade of B- in this category. Lastly, this place earned slightly below average grades for our nursing and long-term care categories.