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. For comparison's sake, we also looked at the facilities in the nearby city of Woonsocket. We found the nursing homes in Providence to be a bit better. You can continue reading to learn more about how this city's nursing homes fared in our category grades.
In addition to a good overall score, the nursing homes in this city received favorable health inspections in recent years. In fact, we awarded it one of our better scores in this area, with a B+. Inspection scores weigh a host of factors found on a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we weigh heavily is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better grades in this area typically have very few of these severe deficiencies. Providence received a B in the area of short-term care. Rounding out its strong profile, this place were awarded a B for its nursing grade and a B in the area of long-term care. This place didn't have any weak links as far as we could tell.