Our data for Spring Valley, New York is based on a single nursing home we found there. Fortunately, its only nursing home received an excellent overall grade of B+. For comparison's sake, we also looked at the facilities in the nearby city of White Plains. We found the facility in Spring Valley to be a better bet than most of the nursing homes in White Plains. On top of this, Spring Valley is one of the twenty five highest rated cities in the state of New York. This datapoint is a reminder that New York has a long list of cities with high quality nursing homes.
As mentioned above, this city's lone nursing home received a strong overall grade, but we especially wanted to emphasize its nearly perfect health inspections in recent years. We gave it an elite grade of A+ in this area. Perhaps the most critical factor we look at in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with better grades in this area most likely dodged the most severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. This facility also received one of our better scores in the area of long-term care, where we gave it a B+ in the category. Finally, this place were awarded a grade of B- for its nursing score and a C in short-term care.