Delmar Nursing & Rehabilitation Center is an average-sized nursing home located in Delmar, Delaware. This facility was given an A- overall, which is very good rating. You really can not do much better than this place. Keep reading to see this nursing home's category grades, which are also quite good. It's hard to poke holes in this place's profile.
Delmar Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Limited Liability company
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Pain Management
- Bariatric Care
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home excelled in our shot-term care category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category. Facilities that receive this type of score in this category typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure patients are kept in good health. In addition to assessing the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we also looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home administered the vaccine to 99.583336 percent of its residents, which is far higher than the majority of nursing homes. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
We also wanted to emphasize the fact that this nursing home received an elite score of A- in our short-term care category. In the area of short-term care, we strive to assess indicators of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We assess a facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses and various therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home has registered nurses on staff. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the data this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final metric we considered in this category is the percentage of patients who ultimately were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 5.2 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
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This nursing home also performed well in our inspection category, which is based on the nursing home's recent inspection reports. In fact, we gave it an impressive grade of B+ for that category, which is one of our best grades. Inspection scores are tied to many datapoints located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that receive favorable grades in this area tend to have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these facilities should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This facility received 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered to be major deficiencies. This means that CMS didn't deem any of the deficiencies to create an imminent risk to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Moving on to the last area, this nursing home was awarded a very strong nursing grade. While this wasn't as dominant as some of its other grades, this is still one of the more impressive grades we offer. The nursing rating is based on a variety of data points. The most heavily weighted factor is the amount of time nurses spent with residents. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Delmar Nursing & Rehabilitation Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Delmar Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 5.95% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients that suffer from pressure ulcers. We find that pressure ulcers are a solid measure of a facility's nursing care quality.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Delmar Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 3.42% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term care residents who suffered a fall resulting in serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Delmar Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 1.82% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely associated with nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. More frequent bathing limits the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Keep in mind that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Delmar Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 11.48% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are sometimes used for several medical conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Delmar Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 19.9% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is an indication of the percentage of long-term stay patients which are administered antianxiety medication. These medications are generally given to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Delmar Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 3.38% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents demonstrating signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Delmar Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 94.32% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Delmar Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 15.2% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Delmar Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 21.99% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percentage of long-term care residents who remained mobile levels. Some experts believe that mobility is vital to patients mental and physical health.
In Delmar Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 1.37 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Delmar Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 21.99 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Delmar Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 10.41 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the quality of rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Delmar Nursing & Rehabilitation Center, 76.04% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term residents that saw functional improvements.
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