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Nursing Homes in Delaware

  • 6th
    National Rank
  • 44
    Nursing Homes
  • 5.84%
    Patients with pressure ulcers
  • 3.86/5
    Average CMS Rating

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Delaware Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-minus

In Delaware, 5.84% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This datapoint tells you the percentage of long-term care residents which suffer from pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a solid measure of nursing care quality.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B

In Delaware, 3.46% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percentage of residents that have had a fall leading to major injury.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B-plus

In Delaware, 1.84% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percent of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections could be linked to poor hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-plus

In Delaware, 11.43% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic drugs are prescribed to patients for many conditions, including dementia. Sadly, in limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B

In Delaware, 19.98% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. These drugs are commonly used to treat residents experiencing anxiety and depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: B-plus

In Delaware, 3.3% of Patients

This indicates the percent of residents demonstrating depressive symptoms. Higher rates of depression could be an indicator lower quality care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B

In Delaware, 94.28% of Patients

This is the percentage of residents that were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B

In Delaware, 15.27% Percentage of Patients

This indicates the percent of patients that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B

In Delaware, 22.13% Percentage of Residents

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients that were able to retain mobility. Many believe that mobility is vital to patients health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B

In Delaware, 1.35 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is key to the physical well-being of patients.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B

In Delaware, 22.13 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B

In Delaware, 10.43 Percentage of Patients

This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B

In Delaware, 75.83% Percentage of Resident

This tells you the percent of short-term care patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of autonomy with activities of daily living typically correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.

Delaware cities

City . Ascending order# of Nursing Homes . No order set# of Dialysis within 10 miles . No order set# of Hospitals within 10 miles . No order setAverage Nursing Home Rating . No order set
Dover562
Grade: B-plus
Hockessin3174
Grade: B-plus
Lewes211
Grade: A-minus
Middletown110
Grade: A
Milford310
Grade: B-plus
Millsboro220
Grade: B
New Castle1186
Grade: B
Newark5125
Grade: A
Seaford331
Grade: A-minus
Wilmington16165
Grade: B-plus