Courtland Manor is the lone nursing home we identified in Dover, Delaware. With an A overall grade, we ranked this facility in the top ten percentile of all facilities in the country. Based on our analysis, this facility is simply as good as it gets. As you will find below, this place performed just as well in our category ratings. We gave it a straight A report card!
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Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- No Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
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Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to emphasize that this nursing home earned near flawless health inspections in recent years. We gave them an A+ in this area. Arguably the most important factor we consider in computing our inspection grades is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a facility's inspection reports. Nursing homes with higher grades in this area typically avoided the more severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. This facility was hit with 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be major deficiencies. This indicates that the inspectors did not consider any of the deficiencies to create an imminent risk to resident health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
This facility also excelled in the area of nursing, where it received a grade of A. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our nursing score is primarily based on a facility's level of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This facility performed very well when it comes to avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
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Long-term Care Quality
We also would like to emphasize the fact that this facility was awarded a superb grade of A in our long-term care area. When nursing homes receive this kind of grade in this category it is usually a good sign for resident care and indicates that the nursing home is well-staffed with nurses and aids. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients, which is much higher than the average nursing home. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low number.
Short-term Care Quality
Turning to the next area, this nursing home was given a strong short-term care grade. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A- in this area, giving this facility straight A's. Our short-term care scores are arguably most critical for individuals needing rehabilitation from their nursing home. Rehabilitation generally utilizes more skilled nursing. Skilled nursing means not merely nursing services, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other types of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final measure we looked at in this category is the number of patients that returned home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Courtland Manor Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Courtland Manor, 5.88% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Courtland Manor, 3.19% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a barometer of nursing care . Falls resulting in injury are routinely caused by lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Courtland Manor, 2.01% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percentage of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Courtland Manor, 10.65% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percentage of long-term patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may mean a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such drugs are not medically indicated. However, some facilities need to rely on these drugs due to having more patients with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Courtland Manor, 18.41% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to residents experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Courtland Manor, 4.11% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Courtland Manor, 92.35% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Courtland Manor, 13.82% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with ADL's could be a sign of erosion of a resident's health.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Courtland Manor, 17.81% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that maintained mobility. Some believe that mobility is important for residents' physical and mental well-being.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Courtland Manor, 17.81 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
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