With a population of 13,999 , Norwich, New York is a relatively small city. There are just 2 nursing homes there, which does not give you too many choices. This place's limited supply of nursing homes were given a strong city grade of B. By way of comparison, we awarded the nursing homes in the local city of Utica a city grade of C, which is a well below average score. Although the two cities were relatively close, we found the nursing homes in Norwich to be a better bet. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this city performed spectacularly well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded the city a grade of A for this category, which is one of our best scores. We weigh several aspects of a nursing home's inspection report in computing these inspection ratings. One critical factor is deficiencies. It should be noted that the severity of the deficiencies is usually more meaningful than the number of deficiencies, as some of these are relatively insignificant. Norwich also received strong long-term care grade with a B in this area. In the other categories we looked at, Norwich earned a B- for nursing and a C for short-term care.