With 19,838 people, The Dalles, Oregon is a relatively small city. There are only 2 nursing homes in the city, which does not give you too many options. We gave the nursing homes in this city a superb city grade of A-. Even with only a couple of facilities, this is still quite an achievement. We were so impressed with this city that we ranked it as one of the three highest rated cities in the state of Oregon. Finally, this city's category grades were every bit as impressive as its overall city grade. You can read more about these in the next paragraph.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this city performed remarkably well in the area of nursing. In fact, we awarded its facilities a grade of A for this category, which is one of our highest scores. With a nursing grade this high we'd expect most of the facilities this city to have a high functioning nursing staff. The Dalles performed spectacularly well in the area of inspections as well. In fact, some of its facilities received almost perfect inspection reports this year. As a result, it received a grade of A- in this area. Rounding out its quality profile, the city earned a B+ for long-term care and a B+ in the area of short-term care. We found this place to be strong everywhere we looked.