With a population of 15,814 , Sayville, New York is a small city. There are just 2 nursing homes there, which does not offer you too many choices. This relatively small group of facilities earned on average an overall grade of B, which is a quality score for the city. By way of comparison, we awarded the facilities in the nearby city of Hempstead a city grade of D, which is a far below average grade. Clearly, we found the nursing homes in Sayville to be on a whole other level than the ones in Hempstead. 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, most of the facilities in Sayville performed remarkably well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded the city an A+ for this category, which is one of our highest scores. Inspection scores are based on several items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this area typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. In addition, the city also received an impressive long-term care rating where it earned a B in this category. In our final two categories, we awarded the city a B in our short-term care category and a C for nursing.