Exceptional Care for Children is a facility located in Newark, Delaware. This city has a total of 138,967 people. This nursing home turns out to be an A+ facility. Receiving an A+ in our rating scheme requires superb scores across the board. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we rated it as one of the top 500 nursing homes in the nation. This also proved to be a very consistent facility with consistent scores in all four of our categories. More information about these categories is available below.

Additional Details:

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Non profit - Other

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Family Council: FalseUsed to indicate false.

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

A+
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

On top of being an elite facility overall, this facility also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an A+. Very few facilities fared this well in this area. Inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these issues by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. It doesn't appear that we have deficiency data for this nursing home. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Nurse Quality

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: AApr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

Another reason we rated this nursing home so highly is that it received an A+ nursing grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. Our nursing score is largely based on the facility's nurse staffing. This place provides an incredible 11.2 hours of nursing care per resident each day. Out of this total, many of those hours were provided by registered nurses, which is one of the most highly trained levels of nurses. In addition to offering high levels of care, this nursing home also excelled in the quality measures we assessed. It performed as well as any nursing home in the country in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls.

Long-term Care Quality

A+
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 19: A+May 19: A+Jun 19: A+Jul 19: A+Aug 19: A+Sep 19: A+Jan 20: A+Mar 20: A+Apr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+
Historical

This facility also received an A+ for its long-term care score. Facilities that do well in this category tend to be well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to residents. In addition to patient-friendly nursing hour statistics, this nursing home's vaccination records is superb as well. Indeed, this facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents for pneumonia. This combination proved to be successful as this place was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Short-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+Mar 19: B+Apr 19: B+May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

In our final category, this nursing home also received an impressive short-term care rating, with a grade of A. This topped off a very impressive profile. Short-term care scores are based on a facility's quantity of highly-skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a wide range of services, spanning from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other forms of therapy. This nursing home is the gold standard in terms of skilled nursing staffing. In fact, it provided about 1.5 times as many physical therapist and registered nurse hours per patient than a typical nursing home. The final item we looked at in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
A+
State:
B+
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Exceptional Care for Children Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This measures the percent of long-term residents that have new or worsened pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing both nursing and long-term care grades.

Provider
A
3.52%
State
B+
6%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term care residents who suffered falls which caused serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B
3.16%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be a barometer of nursing care . UTI's are often associated with a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this datapoint may be misleading for certain facilities due to different reporting standards for infections.

Provider
B-
3.21%
State
B
2.92%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Provider
A+
0.64%
State
B
12.73%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric gauges the percent of long-term residents who are prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.

Provider
F
39.1%
State
B
20.01%
National
B
19.69%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients exhibiting depressive symptoms.

Provider
A+
0%
State
B+
2.29%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This metric measures the percent of long-term patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.

Provider
A
100%
State
B+
93.32%
National
B
92.01%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Measures the percent of long-term care patients that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and eating.

Provider
A+
2.08%
State
B+
13.51%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Christiana Care Health Services, Inc. 5.64 mi
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road Newark Delaware 19718
(302) 733-1000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Rockford Center 6.42 mi
100 Rockford Drive Newark Delaware 19713
(302) 996-5480
Psychiatric
Proprietary
Jennersville Hospital 13.61 mi
1015 West Baltimore Pike West Grove Pennsylvania 19390
(610) 869-1000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Other
Alfred I Dupont Hospital for Children 14.56 mi
1600 Rockland Rd PO Box 269 Wilmington Delaware 19899
(302) 651-4000
Childrens
Voluntary non-profit - Private
Salem Medical Center 17.19 mi
310 Woodstown Road Salem New Jersey 08079
(856) 935-1000
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private
University of Md Harford Memorial Hospital 18.9 mi
501 South Union Avenue Havre De Grace Maryland 21078
(443) 643-3303
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

Nearby Dialysis

Fresenius Kidney Care - Christiana 2.17 mi
CMS Rating: 1 stars
Dialysis Stations: 20
University Plaza Shopping Center 63 University Plaza Newark Delaware 19702
(302) 453-8834
Bio-Medical Applications of Delaware, Inc. 2.53 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
230 E. Main Street, Unit 325 Newark Delaware 19711
(302) 366-0129
Fresenius Kidney Care - Fox Run 4.04 mi
Dialysis Stations: 15
2520 Wrangle Hill Road, Suite 100 Bear Delaware 19701
(302) 836-6093
Fmc - Elkton 4.73 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 21
216 S Bridge St Elkton Maryland 21921
(410) 620-3911
American Universal LLC 4.75 mi
Dialysis Stations: 17
1415 Pulaski Highway, Suite B Newark Delaware 19702
(302) 836-9790
Christiana Care Health System 5.16 mi
Dialysis Stations: 21
Hemodialysis Unit, Christiana Hospital 4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road, p.o. Box 6001 Newark Delaware 19718
(302) 733-1020
Fresenius Kidney Care - Brandywine Home Therapies 6.36 mi
Dialysis Stations: 3
4923 Ogletown-Stanton Road, Suite 210 Newark Delaware 19713
(302) 998-7568
American Universal - Hockessin 8.33 mi
Dialysis Stations: 11
5936 Limestone Road, Suite 101 Hockessin Delaware 19707
(302) 239-4106