Fairfax, Virginia is a large metropolitan area with 151,929 people. It has only 2 nursing homes, which is not as many as we expected in a city of this size. This city's nursing homes received a phenomenal city grade of A-, so what this place lacks in quantity, it makes up for in quality. We were so impressed with this city that we ranked it as one of the ten highest rated cities in all of Virginia. In particular, we wanted to point out that there is one first-class nursing home here. This is probably where we'd begin our search in this city.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, this city's nursing homes performed spectacularly well in our short-term care category. In fact, we awarded its facilities a grade of A for this category, which is one of our highest scores. With a short-term care rating in this range we'd expect most of the nursing homes this city to a high functioning physical therapy and rehabilitation program. Fairfax performed spectacularly well in our nursing category as well. As a result, the city received an A in this area. Rounding out its impressive profile, Fairfax received strong grades for our long-term care and inspections areas respectively.