There is no sure way to find a nursing home unless you can personally vouch for the quality of care from a personal and intricate inspection of the home. Make an effort to visit the facility several times and at different times of the day. Pay close attention to how the staff behaves when dealing with patients. Observe the residents and take note if they seem happy or uptight. Examine the nursing home itself and determine whether it looks and smells clean, and if the patients are likewise well-groomed. For further assistance, ask a family member or friend for a recommendation or use an established nursing home finder service.