Rochester, New York is a large city with 478,127 people. The city has 22 nursing homes, so you should have plenty of options to choose from. This city received a respectable city grade of B- based on the quality of its nursing homes. This is just about the middle of the road by national standards, which is perfectly respectable. Please continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
While its overall grade was somewhat average, the nursing homes in Rochester performed spectacularly well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category, which is one of our best scores. Arguably the most important factor we consider in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Nursing homes with better grades in this area typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. Inspections is Rochester's second best category. The city earned a B- in this category. Finally, the city received a grade of B- for short-term care and a C in the area of nursing.