With 224,445 people, Jamaica, New York is relatively large city. Surprisingly, there are just 3 nursing homes there, which is fewer than we expected in a city of this size. This place's limited supply of nursing homes were given a strong city grade of B. This is an average city grade nationally, which is nothing to be ashamed of. The best aspect of this city's strong profile is its nursing homes' inspection grades. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section
As mentioned above, this city received a strong overall grade, but we especially wanted to point out that some of its facilities received almost perfect health inspections the past few years. We gave Jamaica an elite grade of A in this area. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, the city earned a B+ for its. In the other categories we looked at, Jamaica earned a B for short-term care and a C in the area of nursing.