With a population of 36,256 , Richmond Hill, New York is a small city. There are only 2 nursing homes there, which does not offer you too many options to choose from. This place's nursing homes received a first-rate city grade of A-, so what this place lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality. By way of comparison, we awarded the facilities in the nearby city of Maspeth a city grade of D, which is a very poor grade. Clearly, we found the facilities in Richmond Hill to be on a whole other level than the ones in Maspeth. The best part of this city's strong report card is its nursing homes' inspection ratings. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph
In addition to having excellent nursing homes overall, this city's nursing homes really excelled in the area of inspections, where it received a grade of A+. Few cities fared this well in this category. Our inspection grades weigh a host of factors included in a nursing home's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher grades in this category typically have few of these severe deficiencies. In addition, the city performed extremely well in terms of its short-term care grade as well. As a result, Richmond Hill received an A- in that area. In the other categories we looked at, the city earned a B for its long-term care rating and a grade of B- in the area of nursing.