With four nursing homes in the city, there are only a couple of choices in Ithaca, New York. This place's nursing homes were awarded a solid city grade of B-. This is a middle of the pack grade compared to other cities in the country. This city is better in some categories than others, but it didn't have terrible grades in any of the major areas discussed below. More information about these categories can be found in the next section.
This city received a somewhat average overall grade, but we really want to emphasize that some of the nursing homes in the city almost perfect health inspections the past few years. We gave it an impressive grade of A in this category. Perhaps the most significant factor we consider in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Facilities with better scores in this category typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. The next highest grade we gave this place in any area was its short-term care grade, where we awarded it a B-. Finally, this place were awarded a C for nursing and a C in the area of long-term care.