There are 8 nursing homes in Westlake, Ohio, providing for a population of 32,729 people. This city's nursing homes were awarded a city grade of C, which is not one of our stronger grades at the city level. For comparison's sake, we also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of Stow. While we aren't high on either city, we found the nursing homes in Westlake to be a better bet. You can continue reading to find more information about how this city's nursing homes performed in our category grades.
This city's nursing homes' overall grade was propped up by its impressive inspections in recent years. We awarded the city one of our higher scores in this area, with a grade of B+. Perhaps the most important factor we consider in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with better scores in this area most likely dodged the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. Westlake's next best grade came in short-term care, where it received a B-. In our final two categories, Westlake were awarded a grade of C for nursing and a grade of D in long-term care. Even with an otherwise respectable performance, this city's poor long-term care grade may be a problem for many prospective residents.