Find the Best Nursing Homes in Delaware

Delaware is the 2nd smallest state by area in the country but densely populated with almost a million residents. Despite having numerous state-wide health care issues in the past, a strong focus on training the healthcare workforce and on care coordination is rapidly improving the state's healthcare system. That is certainly benefitting the many healthcare providers in Delaware as there are now many high-quality options to choose from. Our resources and tools help individuals find the best post-acute care in Delaware every day.


Delaware Healthcare Resources

Researching information for a care decision can be difficult and time consuming. The first step is to educate yourself on the services and resources available in Delaware and community.


Key Statistics About Delaware Nursing Homes

47 Medicare certified facilities

$362 average daily cost for Nursing Homes, 36% above the national average.

average Medicare quality rating


Short Term Stay Quality Metrics - Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)

Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function:

68.0%
National
Percentage of short-stay residents who were rehospitalized after a nursing home admission:

20.8%
National
Percentage of short-stay residents who were successfully discharged to the community:

49.2%
National
Percentage of short-stay residents who had an outpatient emergency department visit:

10.3%
National


Long Term Stay Quality Metrics - Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)

Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury:

3.4%
National
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain:

0.0%
National
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened:

17.1%
National
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased:

14.5%
National


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Frequently Asked Questions About Nursing Homes

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