Our data for Herndon, Virginia is based on just one nursing home we found there. We were relieved to discover that, this city's sole nursing home received a first-rate grade of A-, so at least there is one quality option. For comparison's sake, we also assessed the facilities in the nearby city of Silver Spring. We found the facility in Herndon to be in a totally different league than most of the facilities in Silver Spring. The best part of this facility's strong report card was its short-term care score. We discuss short-term care in the following paragraph.
To pair with its great overall grade, we awarded this city's only nursing home a grade of A for our short-term care rating. In the category of short-term care, we try to qualify indicators of a facility's rehabilitation services. We look at a facility's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. This city also performed remarkably well in our inspection category, where it earned an A. Wrapping up its profile, Herndon were awarded an A- for its nursing grade and a B- in long-term care. Outside of its long-term care score, this city's other three categories were remarkably strong.