With a population of 16,897 people, Riverside, Rhode Island is a small city. There are only 2 nursing homes in the city, which doesn't give you too many options to choose from. We awarded the nursing homes here a superb city grade of A-. Even with just a few facilities, this is still a great achievement. In fact, Riverside is one of the top 250 cities in the entire country. This is impressive given that we ranked thousands of cities around the nation. This city's impressive profile was highlighted by its nursing homes' inspection grades, which we will address in the next section.
To pair with its strong overall grade, we awarded the nursing homes in Riverside an A- for our inspections rating. Our inspection scores are based on pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that excel in this area have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. We also wanted to emphasize that we awarded Riverside an A- for our short-term care category. Rounding out its straight A profile, Riverside earned excellent grades for our nursing and long-term care categories as well.