Virginia Beach, Virginia is a large city with 437,994 people. It has 6 nursing homes, so you should have plenty of options to choose from. The nursing homes in this city received a city grade of B-. We also assessed the nursing homes in the nearby city of Chesapeake, which received a city grade of C. We found Virginia Beach to be a bit better. This city is better in some categories than others, but it didn't have terrible scores in any of our major areas discussed below. Additional information about these categories is available in the next section.
This city's best category grade was in the area of government inspections. In this area, we gave the city a B+. These inspection scores take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these items by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. In addition, Virginia Beach received a grade of B+ in the area of short-term care. In the other categories we looked at, Virginia Beach earned middle of the road grades for our nursing and long-term care areas.