With two nursing homes in the city, you only have a couple of options in Lancaster, New York. Despite only having a couple of nursing homes, this city received an excellent city grade of A-. We found this city grade to be considerably better than the city grade of B- received by the nearby city of Rochester. Both cities received decent grades, but Lancaster appears to be a far better option. Even in a state with many excellent places to find nursing homes, we ranked Lancaster as one of the top twenty five rated cities in New York.
On top of having quality nursing homes on the whole, this city really excelled in the area of inspections, where it received an A+. Very few cities earned a better grade in this area. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in computing our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's inspection reports. Facilities with higher grades in this area typically dodged the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. In addition, Lancaster also really excelled in the area of short-term care, where we gave it an A. Lastly, the city received a B for long-term care and a B- in nursing.