There are only 3 nursing homes in Weslaco, Texas, providing for a population of 63,844 people. This city received a city grade of C based on the quality of its nursing homes. This is not a great city grade. For comparison's sake, we also assessed the facilities in the nearby city of Mercedes, which received a city grade of F. While we gave both cites poor grades, we found the facilities in Weslaco to be a better bet. One of the major highlights of this place's report card is its exemplary inspection grade, which is addressed in the next section.
Despite receiving a fairly ordinary overall grade, this city's nursing homes performed especially well in the area of inspections. In fact, some of the nursing homes in the city received almost flawless inspection reports this year. Consequently, we awarded Weslaco one of our highest ratings in that category with a grade of A. Inspection scores weigh several factors, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these issues by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, the city also received one of our better scores in the area of long-term care, with a grade of B. Lastly, we awarded the city terrible grades for our short-term care and nursing categories respectively.