With 18,308 people, New Paltz, New York is a small city. There are only 2 nursing homes in the city, which does not provide you with too many choices. This city's nursing homes received a very good city grade of B+, so what this city lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality. By way of comparison, we awarded the facilities in the local city of Wappingers Falls a city grade of B-, which is a decent grade. Nevertheless, we found the nursing homes in New Paltz to be in a totally different league than the ones in Wappingers Falls. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
In addition to having excellent nursing homes on the whole, this place really excelled in the area of inspections, where we gave it an A. Few cities fared this well in this category. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities with better grades in this category most likely avoided the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. In addition, New Paltz also really excelled in the category of long-term care, where we gave it an A-. Rounding out its impressive report card, New Paltz earned a grade of B+ for its nursing score and a B in the area of short-term care. This city really didn't have any weak links based on our assessment.