We looked at the only nursing home in Yonkers, New York. Fortunately, its only nursing home received a phenomenal overall grade of A+. We also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of East Elmhurst. With East Elmhurst receiving an awful city grade, we found the nursing home in Yonkers to be rated much higher than most of the facilities in East Elmhurst. One of the major highlights of this city's profile is its inspection score. We discuss inspections in the next section.
In addition to performing well in its overall grade, this city's nursing home performed spectacularly well in the area of inspections. In fact, it received a nearly flawless inspection report this year. Consequently, it received one of our best grades in that area with an A+. Our inspection ratings account for several factors included in a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Places with better grades in this area usually have few severe deficiencies. We also gave this place an A+ for our long-term care category. Rounding out its straight A profile, this place received an A+ for its nursing grade and an A in the area of short-term care.