Analysis Report of Nursing Homes in Delaware

Key metrics for nursing homes in Delaware including number and beds, staffing levels, occupancy, newest facilities, and more. Updated weekly.

Summary Analysis of Nursing Homes in Delaware- The 10,000 foot view

Updated on June 30, 2024

According to the latest data compiled by NursingHomeDatabase.com, Delaware has a total of 44 active skilled nursing facilities with 4,704 total beds. Based on the US Census estimates for the population of 1,018,396, the current total bed count represents one bed for every 216.50 persons in Delaware. There were 3,819 residents as June 30, 2024 for a state wide occupancy level of 81.19 percent. (Note that the home count is based on monthly data provided by CMS and the number of beds and the occupancy numbers are based on weekly data. There is a minor number of homes that do not report their data weekly.)

According to the monthly data, Delaware has added 0 new beds and lost 0 existing beds over the past year.

The Biden Administration has announced that it wants to regulate minimum nursing home staffing levels. They have proposed minimums of .55 hours of care per resident per day from registered nurses (RNs) and 2.45 hours of care per resident per day certified nursing aids (CNAs). These are the current level amount of hours per resident per day of care for Delaware and a comparison to national averages.

Staffing Levels State National
Registered Nurse (RN) 1.05 0.65
Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA) 2.34 2.26
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 0.93 0.87
All Staff 4.31 3.78

Detailed analysis pages for the largest cities in Delaware:

COVID-19 Infections in Delaware Nursing Homes

While COVID-19 infections and deaths are down significantly from late 2020 and 2021, the number of infections and deaths continues to be monitored. For nursing homes in Delaware there were a total of 1 new cases and 1 new deaths among residents for the week ending June 30, 2024. The chart below shows COVID-19 activity for the past year.

New and Lost Nursing Homes in Delaware

No new homes were reported by CMS over the past twelve months.

No homes were removed by CMS over the past twelve months.

Occupancy Percentages for Delaware Nursing Homes

The chart below shows the overall occupancy for nursing home beds in Delaware. Occupancies levels for individual facilities will differ and can be found on the detail page for the specific nursing home.

Best and Worst Nursing Homes in Delaware

The list below shows the best skilled nursing facilities in Delaware based on their most recent weighted average inspection score. Some nursing homes may have higher overall 5-star ratings than the homes on this list. We feel that the health inspection score is the best indicator of current operations. It changes quicker than the overall rating.

Facility Rating
Exceptional Care For Children
11 INDEPENDENCE WAY
NEWARK, DE
1.33
The Moorings at Lewes
17028 CADBURY CIRCLE
LEWES, DE
12.67
Willowbrooke Court at Cokesbury Village
726 LOVEVILLE ROAD
HOCKESSIN, DE
18.00
Delaware Hospital F/t Chronically Ill (dhci)
100 SUNNYSIDE ROAD
SMYRNA, DE
20.00
Jeanne Jugan Residence
185 SALEM CHURCH ROAD
NEWARK, DE
27.33
Cadia Rehabilitation Silverside
3322 SILVERSIDE ROAD
WILMINGTON, DE
28.00
Center at Eden Hill, LLC
300 BANNING STREET
DOVER, DE
34.67
Willowbrooke Court Skilled Center at Manor House
1001 MIDDLEFORD ROAD
SEAFORD, DE
34.67
Cadia Rehabilitation Broadmeadow
500 SOUTH BROAD STREET
MIDDLETOWN, DE
35.33
Willowbrooke Court at Country House
4830 KENNETT PIKE
WILMINGTON, DE
39.17

The list below shows the worst skilled nursing facilities in Delaware based on their most recent weighted average inspection score.

Facility Rating
Wilmington Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
700 FOULK ROAD
WILMINGTON, DE
525.50
Pike Creek Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
5651 LIMESTONE ROAD
WILMINGTON, DE
365.17
Regal Heights Healthcare and Rehab Center
6525 LANCASTER PIKE
HOCKESSIN, DE
256.83
Seaford Center
1100 NORMAN ESKRIDGE HIGHWAY
SEAFORD, DE
211.50
Milford Center
700 MARVEL ROAD
MILFORD, DE
174.00
Shipley Living
2723 SHIPLEY ROAD
WILMINGTON, DE
124.33
Regency Healthcare and Rehab Center
801 N. BROOM STREET
WILMINGTON, DE
118.00
Rating Not Available /
Kentmere Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center
1900 LOVERING AVENUE
WILMINGTON, DE
117.33
Kutz Rehabilitation and Nursing
704 RIVER ROAD
WILMINGTON, DE
114.33
Complete Care at Brackenville LLC
100 ST. CLAIRE DRIVE
HOCKESSIN, DE
108.00

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Skilled Nursing Homes in Delaware Compared to Nationwide

We have compared Delaware nursing homes to the nationwide average on several metrics. Delaware performed better than the national average on several metrics and worse on other metrics.

Cycle 1 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 12.40 Higher
Cycle 1 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 1.20 Lower
Cycle 2 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 10.60 Higher
Cycle 2 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 1.00 Lower
Cycle 3 Total Number Of Health Deficiencies 13.60 Higher
Cycle 3 Total Number Of Fire Safety Deficiencies 1.00 Lower
Average Number Of Residents Per Day 86.60 Higher
Reported Nurse Aide Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 2.34 Higher
Reported Lpn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.93 Higher
Reported Rn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 1.05 Higher
Reported Licensed Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 1.97 Higher
Reported Total Nurse Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 4.31 Higher
Total Number Of Nurse Staff Hours Per Resident Per Day On The Weekend 3.82 Higher
Registered Nurse Hours Per Resident Per Day On The Weekend 0.77 Higher
Reported Physical Therapist Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.11 Higher
Total Nursing Staff Turnover 50.90 Lower
Registered Nurse Turnover 45.20 Lower
Number Of Administrators Who Have Left The Nursing Home 0.60 Lower
Case-mix Rn Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 0.34 Lower
Case-mix Total Nurse Staffing Hours Per Resident Per Day 3.04 Lower
Number Of Fines 1.40 Lower
Fine Amount In Dollars 44,263.00 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Whose Need For Help With Daily Activities Has Increased 13.90 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight 5.88 Higher
Percentage Of Low Risk Long Stay Residents Who Lose Control Of Their Bowels Or Bladder 54.77 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents With A Catheter Inserted And Left In Their Bladder 0.64 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents With A Urinary Tract Infection 1.97 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Have Depressive Symptoms 4.53 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained 0.27 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Experiencing One Or More Falls With Major Injury 3.22 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Pneumococcal Vaccine 93.70 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Received An Antipsychotic Medication 9.52 Lower
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Pneumococcal Vaccine 79.71 Lower
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Newly Received An Antipsychotic Medication 1.08 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Whose Ability To Move Independently Worsened 17.94 Higher
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Who Received An Antianxiety Or Hypnotic Medication 17.80 Lower
Percentage Of High Risk Long Stay Residents With Pressure Ulcers 5.71 Lower
Percentage Of Long Stay Residents Assessed And Appropriately Given The Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 97.58 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Made Improvements In Function 80.22 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Were Assessed And Appropriately Given The Seasonal Influenza Vaccine 82.63 Higher
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Were Rehospitalized After A Nursing Home Admission 21.45 Lower
Percentage Of Short Stay Residents Who Had An Outpatient Emergency Department Visit 10.42 Lower
Number Of Hospitalizations Per 1000 Long-stay Resident Days 1.87 Lower
Number Of Outpatient Emergency Department Visits Per 1000 Long-stay Resident Days 0.96 Lower

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