Wappingers Falls, New York is a small city with 35,102 people. It has just one nursing home, which is not the selection we were hoping for. This facility was awarded an overall grade of B, which is a quality grade. This is as good or better than the city grade of most of the cities in the nation. This nursing home's impressive report card was highlighted by its inspection reports, which you can find in the next section.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this city's nursing home performed remarkably well in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly perfect inspection report this year. As a result, it received one of our highest grades in that area with an A. Arguably the most significant factor we consider in computing our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a facility's inspection reports. Places with better grades in this area typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. This nursing home also fared well in the category of long-term care, where it received a B+. In our final two categories, we awarded the city slightly below average grades in our nursing and short-term care categories.