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Foulk Living

  • Nursing Home

Updated Nov 1, 2023 by Nick Reese

1212 Foulk Road,
Wilmington DE 19803

(302) 478-4296

83.26% estimated occupancy 1

Foulk Living is a small nursing home located in Wilmington, Delaware. Sporting an overall rating of A, this is without a doubt a first-rate nursing home. In fact, we ranked this facility in the top 20 percent of all facilities in the United States. As you will find below, this facility also performed just fine in our category ratings. It would be hard to poke holes in this place's profile.

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Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • Is CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Corporation

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2023)
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Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

On top of performing well overall, this facility also earned a nearly flawless inspection report. Consequently, it received one of our best grades in that category with an A+. Our inspection grades are tied to pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this category have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. We were not able to find information about this nursing home's deficiencies. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A

Among its many elite scores, this nursing home was awarded an excellent long-term care grade. In fact, we gave it a score of A in this category. Facilities that excel in long-term care tend to be well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. One of the factors we considered after nursing hours is vaccinations. This facility administered the pneumonia vaccination to 100 percent of its residents. Vaccination is a proven method to minimize unnecessary deaths and hospitalizations for the aged 65 and up population. Lastly, this facility was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.01 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A

Adding to its impressive resume, this nursing home also excelled in our nursing category. In fact, we awarded it a grade of A for that category. In calculating our nursing grades, we look at both staffing levels and the skill levels of the nurses. This facility provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any facility the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can generally be avoided by providing better nursing care, such as employing a protocol of moving residents even once per day.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: B

The last category we assessed is short-term care. In this category, we gave this nursing home an impressive grade of B. Our short-term care ratings are likely more meaningful for folks in need of rehabilitation services. Rehabilitation usually requires additional skilled nursing services. Skilled nursing includes not merely nursing, but also physical and speech therapy, as well as other variations of therapy. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not all facilities employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we looked at the percentage of residents who ultimately returned home from this facility. We found that 0 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Dec 23

Foulk Living Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-plus

In Foulk Living, 2.65% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients which have pressure ulcers or bed sores. We factor in this statistic in computing our nursing grades.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A-minus

In Foulk Living, 1.74% of Patients had Serious Falls

This datapoint is an indication of the percentage of long-term care patients which have suffered falls resulting in major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in calculating nursing scores.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: B

In Foulk Living, 1.75% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percentage of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to poorer hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-plus

In Foulk Living, 12.17% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

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

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B

In Foulk Living, 17.58% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are administered to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Foulk Living, 0% of Patients

This is the percent of residents who are demonstrating symptoms of depression. Higher rates of depression may be a sign lower quality care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: B-plus

In Foulk Living, 98.82% of Patients

This tells you the percentage of residents that were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be the norm at this point.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A

In Foulk Living, 6.98% of Patients

This tells you the percent of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Foulk Living, 18.81% of Residents

This tells you the percentage of patients who remained mobile levels over time. Preserving mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.


Grade: A-minus

In Foulk Living, 0.01 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Foulk Living, 18.81% of Residents Rehospitalized

This datapoint is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care.

Scores for Wilmington, DE

  • Overall Rating has a grade of A-minus
  • Nurse Rating has a grade of A-minus
  • Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
  • Short-term Care Rating has a grade of A-minus
  • Inspection Rating has a grade of A-minus

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