With 10,093 people, Herkimer, New York is a relatively small city. There are just 2 nursing homes in the city, which does not offer you too many options to choose from. With a city grade of B-, you should be able to find a solid nursing home in the city. This city's city grade narrowly surpassed the city grade of facilities in the nearby city of Utica. While the nursing homes in Utica are not terrible, we found Herkimer to be a better option. Please continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes performed in our category grades.
Despite receiving a somewhat average overall grade, this city's nursing homes performed spectacularly well in our inspections category. In fact, some of its facilities received almost perfect inspection reports this year. Consequently, Herkimer received one of our best scores in that category with an A-. These inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, the city earned a grade of B+ for its. In the other categories we looked at, this place received grades of B- and D for our short-term care and nursing categories respectively. In spite of an otherwise decent profile, a nursing score in this range may be a bad sign for nursing staffing levels.