With 22,004 people, Vestal, New York is a relatively small city. There are just 2 nursing homes in the city, which does not offer you too many options. This city received a solid city grade of B- based on its overall nursing home quality. This is a middle of the road score compared to other cities in the United States. One of the major highlights of this city's report card is its exemplary inspection rating, which is addressed in the following paragraph.
While its overall grade was not elite, we awarded Vestal an A for our inspections rating. Inspection scores weigh several factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we look at is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with higher grades in this category generally have very few severe deficiencies. In addition, Vestal also received one of our better grades in the area of long-term care, with a grade of B. Finally, this place received slightly below average grades for our short-term care and nursing categories.