With 70,908 people, Cranston, Rhode Island is a small city. There are only 2 nursing homes there, which does not give you too many options to choose from. We awarded the nursing homes here a world class city grade of A-. Even with just a few facilities, this is still quite an accomplishment. Cranston has the prestigious distinction of being one of the three highest rated cities in Rhode Island. This city's strong profile was highlighted by its nursing homes' inspection reports, which you can find in the next section.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, most of the nursing homes in Cranston performed spectacularly well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded the city an A for this category, which is one of our highest scores. Arguably the most significant factor we consider in calculating our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Facilities with better grades in this category typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. In addition, the city performed extremely well in the area of nursing as well. Consequently, Cranston received an A in that area. Wrapping up its top notch report card, the city received grades of A- and B for our short-term care and long-term care categories respectively.