Portsmouth, Virginia is an average size city with 95,535 people. The city features just one nursing home, which is unfortunate for a city of this size. Unfortunately, this nursing home did not fare well in our assessment. We gave it a grade of D, which is a terrible grade. Nationally, most nursing homes received a much better score than this place. We really don't have many good things to say about this place, but it did receive a surprisingly strong inspection grade. You can continue reading to find out about inspections and other category grades.
While its overall grade was awful, this city's nursing home performed much better in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded it a B for that category, which is one of our higher grades. Arguably the most critical factor we look at in calculating our inspection scores is deficiencies. Deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. It is typically in your best interest to avoid places that had too many severe deficiencies. Portsmouth received its second best score in the area of nursing. We gave this nursing home a B- in this category, which is a respectable grade. In our final two categories, the city received terrible grades for our long-term care and short-term care areas respectively.