Our data for Lakewood, Washington is based on a single nursing home we found in the city. We awarded the city's sole nursing home a grade of B-, which is a a respectable score. This is a middle of the pack score compared to other places in the country. The best part of this place's report card was its remarkable short-term care score. Short-term care grades are discussed in the following paragraph.
Despite receiving a fairly ordinary overall grade, this city's lone nursing home performed extremely well in the area of short-term care. In fact, we awarded it one of our best ratings in that area with a grade of A-. In the area of short-term care, we endeavor to assess indicators of a facility's rehabilitation. We assess a facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. This facility also excelled in the category of inspections, where it earned a B. Finally, this place received a grade of B- for its nursing grade and a grade of D for long-term care. In spite of otherwise respectable category grades, this city's poor long-term care rating may be a concern for many people.