Harbor Healthcare & Rehab Center is a large non-profit nursing home located in Lewes, Delaware. This nursing home was awarded an A- overall, which is one of the most impressive grades that we offer. A score of this caliber requires top-notch marks across the board. Based on our assessment, this place is simply as good as it gets. The best aspect of this nursing home's impressive report card is its short-term care score. short-term care grades are discussed in the next section

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Short-term Care Quality

A
Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: A-Apr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

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. Our short-term care grades are meaningful for individuals seeking rehabilitation. Rehabilitation generally requires higher levels of highly-skilled nursing. This includes a wide scope of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. This nursing home is respectable both in terms of its quantity of physical therapy and registered nurse hours provided to its residents. The last statistic we assessed in this area is the percentage of patients that eventually returned home from the facility. This place fared as well as just about any facility in Delaware in this area with 58.1 percent of its patients returning home. With most nursing homes, fewer than half of their short-stay residents are able to return home.

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: AMar 20: AApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. Our nursing score is primarily associated with the facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 3.7 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at a few quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place excelled in these areas, with excellent scores for minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. These areas are generally reliable indicators of the quality of nursing care a nursing home provides.

Facility Inspections

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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: B+Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

Another impressive feature of this facility is its inspection grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A-. Inspection grades weigh several factors, including deficiencies and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these items by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. While this place had some minor dings on its inspection report, it had zero severe deficiencies. Severe deficiencies are labeled as categories G, H, I, J, K and L. This tells you the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies on this facility's report to pose an imminent threat to patient health or safety. We should note that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in this industry.

Long-term Care Quality

B
Oct 18: BNov 18: B-Dec 18: B-Jan 19: CFeb 19: CMar 19: CApr 19: CMay 19: CJun 19: B-Jul 19: B-Aug 19: B-Sep 19: B-Jan 20: B-Mar 20: B-Apr 20: B-May 20: B-Jun 20: BJul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

The next category we analyzed was long-term care. We awarded this facility one of our better scores in this category, with a grade of B. Even though this wasn't as dominant as some of this facility's other grades, it is still a positive grade. Facilities that do well in long-term care typically are well-staffed and offer extensive hands on care to residents. Once we assessed the volume of care provided by nurses, we then looked at the nursing home's vaccination statistics. This nursing home vaccinated 99.820465 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which is very impressive. Pneumonia is too frequently a life or death condition for nursing home patients so we prefer when a facility doesn't leave this to chance. This nursing home also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. Indeed, it had just 1.2 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a significantly better hospitalization rate than the average nursing 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

Harbor Healthcare & Rehab Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin due to remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.

Provider
B+
5.91%
State
B+
6%
National
B
7.34%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percent of patients who have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are routinely associated with poor nursing care. Closer supervision limits the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Provider
B+
2.69%
State
B
3.16%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This is the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely associated with poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this metric could also be skewed for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.

Provider
C
3.28%
State
B
2.92%
National
B
2.66%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is the percentage of residents who were prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be helpful for many patients, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these medications to control patient behavior.

Provider
B-
15.23%
State
B
12.73%
National
B
14.15%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients who were given antianxiety medication. These medications are generally used to treat patients experiencing depression or anxiety.

Provider
D
28.6%
State
B
20.01%
National
B
19.69%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients showing depressive symptoms. Some experts believe this is a measure of patient quality of care.

Provider
B-
3.4%
State
B+
2.29%
National
B+
5.11%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.

Provider
A
99.91%
State
B+
93.32%
National
B
92.01%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This is the percentage of residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Provider
A+
6.16%
State
B+
13.51%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric measures the percent of long-term residents who were able to retain mobility.

Provider
D
9.69%
State
B
18%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care.

Provider
B+
1.42
State
B
1.7
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care.

Provider
A
9.69
State
B
18
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is usually a correlation between having fewer emergency room visits and the overall quality of rehabilitation.

Provider
C
12.08
State
B
10.49
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This indicates the percent of short-term care residents who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of autonomy with ADL's typically correlates with successful rehabilitation.

Provider
A-
77.92%
State
B
68.76%
National
B
68.02%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

Beebe Medical Center 1.1 mi
424 Savannah Rd Lewes Delaware 19958
(302) 645-3300
Acute Care Hospitals
Voluntary non-profit - Private

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