With four nursing homes in the city, there are only a couple of options to choose from in Utica, New York. The relatively small group of nursing homes here received a city grade of C, which is not a great grade at the city level. We found that most cities received a B or higher, leaving this city on the wrong side of average. The best part of this place's report card is is its inspection score. Inspection reports are discussed in the next section.
This city's nursing homes received an inspection score which is superior to its overall grade. We awarded them a strong grade of B+ in this area. These inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. The next highest score we gave Utica in any category was its long-term care rating, where we awarded it a B-. In the other categories we looked at, this place received a C for its short-term care score and a grade of D for nursing. Despite an otherwise decent profile, a nursing grade of this caliber may be an ominous sign for levels of nurse staffing.