With 129,412 people, Puyallup, Washington is an average size city. There are 5 nursing homes there, which gives you a few choices. This small group of nursing homes in this city received a city grade of B-. For comparison's sake, we also looked at the nursing homes in the nearby city of Bremerton, which received a city grade of D. While we aren't writing glowing reviews about either city, we found the facilities in Puyallup to be a better bet. This city's profile is also very consistent as it did not receive a single weak category grade either. You can learn more about these in the next section.
This city's nursing homes' best category grade came in the area of government inspections. In this category, we gave the city a B+. Perhaps the most important factor we look at in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a nursing home's inspection reports. Nursing homes with better scores in this category typically avoided the more severe deficiencies involving things like patient abuse. The city received a B in our short-term care category. Lastly, this place earned a B- for nursing and a B- in the area of long-term care.