Winchester, Virginia is an average size city with 70,166 people. The city has just 4 nursing homes, which doesn't offer you too many options. We gave this city a city grade of B for overall nursing home quality. Winchester turns out to be one of the fifteen highest rated cities in the state of Virginia. This place's nursing homes were stronger in some categories than others, but it did not have any poor grades in any of the major categories discussed below. More information about these categories is available in the next section.
In addition to receiving a strong overall grade, many of the facilities in Winchester performed remarkably well in our inspection category. In fact, we awarded its facilities an A- for that category, which is one of our best scores. Our inspection grades weigh several factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One of the most important criteria we rely on is the quantity and severity of deficiencies. Places with better grades in this area typically have few severe deficiencies. The city earned a B+ in the area of long-term care. Rounding out its report card, the city received a B for its short-term care rating and a B in nursing. We found this place to be very strong in each category we assessed.