With 11 nursing homes in the city, Providence, Rhode Island has more nursing homes to choose from than the majority of cities in Rhode Island. We gave this city a city grade of B- based on the quality of its nursing homes. This is just about average by national standards, which is nothing to be ashamed of. Please continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes were rated in our category grades.
This city's nursing homes' best category grade was in the area of inspections. In this category, we gave Providence a grade of B+. Inspection ratings weigh a host of factors included in a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better scores in this area usually have very few of these severe deficiencies. In addition, Providence earned a B in our short-term care category. In the last two categories, the city earned a B for its nursing score and a B- for long-term care.