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Cost of Delaware Nursing Homes

According to the 2015 Genworth Financial cost of care survey, the average cost of skilled nursing in Delaware is $9,125 per month.

The monthly base rate for Delaware nursing homes is typically higher when compared to neighboring states. Delaware is also more expensive compared to the national average.

This cost is the base cost for a in Delaware. Additional fees beyond the base rate may apply.

The rate for a is typically higher. In Delaware, the average cost is $9,825.

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Monthly Costs Compared to Neighboring States

U.S.$6,692
Maryland$8,448
Pennsylvania$8,790
Delaware$9,125
New Jersey$9,733

Delaware Nursing Home Statistics

Delaware contains 45 certified Medicare and Medicaid nursing homes. These nursing homes have a total of 4,807 available beds for skilled nursing residents and at the time when we updated this data 88% of those beds were full. The overall average Medicare 5 Star Quality rating for Delaware skilled nursing homes is 3.9 which ranks 3 nationally.

Below, we display graphs that show the breakdowns of various important quality ratings and other helpful statistics for skilled nursing facilities in Delaware. You can use these statistics to compare an individual nursing home against the averages of the other Delaware facilities.

Overall Ratings of Delaware Nursing Homes

Capacity of Skilled Nursing Facilities in Delaware

Ownership of Nursing Homes in Delaware

Percent of Delaware Nursing Homes in a Hospital

Percent of Delaware Facilities that are in Continuing Care Retirement Communities

Percent of Delaware Skilled Nursing Facilities with Counseling

Number of Complaints in the Past Year per Skilled Nursing Facility in Delaware

Researching Skilled Nursing Facilities in Delaware? Ask these questions:

  • What are the staffing ratios per resident per day and how does that compare to other nursing homes in Delaware?
    Does the nursing home's reported time compare favorably to other Delaware nursing homes?
  • What is the nursing home's staff turnover like?
    How does this staff turnover compare to other facilities in Delaware?
  • How much time do the nursing home's staff spend with residents each day?
    Compare the daily time spent to other facilities in Delaware.
  • How does the nursing home's quality measures compare against other Delaware facilities?
    Compare the long stay and short stay quality measures against other Delaware nursing homes.
  • What's the nursing home's Medicare rating and how does that compare to others in Delaware?
    The Medicare rating is based on evaluation of Delaware's nursing homes.
  • What types of activities does the nursing home offer residents?
    Is there a monthly activity calendar? What resident activities are available?
  • Is transportation offered to the nursing home residents?
    How does this compare to other Delaware nursing homes?
  • Does the nursing home accept Medicaid?
    If you cannot afford the service, does the facility accept Delaware Medicaid?

Important Helpful Contacts for Nursing Home Residents and Seniors in Delaware

Have a complaint about a Delaware Nursing Home? If you or a loved one in Delaware have a complaint about the qualify of care or overall conditions in a nursing home located in Delaware, report it to:
Division of Public Health - Office of Health Facilities Licensing and Certification
dhss.delaware.gov
Local: (302) 577-6661
Tollfree: (302) 995-8521
Do you have a dispute with a nursing home in Delaware or maybe you are simply seeking some more information regarding the care or services received? If so, your local long-term care ombudsman is a valuable resource. You can contact them at:
Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities of Delaware
dhss.delaware.gov
Local: (302) 255-9390
Tollfree: (800) 223-9074
As a Delaware resident, do you have questions about your Medicare coverage or a Medigap Policy? You can contact the Delaware state department of insurance at:
Insurance Department of Delaware - Consumer Service Division
delawareinsurance.gov
Local: (302) 674-7310
Tollfree: (800) 282-8611
Are you aware of all the Delaware health-based programs and services that may be available? If not, the Delaware Health Department is a valuable resource, contact at the following:
Delaware Health and Social Services
dhss.delaware.gov
Local: (302) 255-9040
Tollfree: (800) 372-2022
Are you on a low income in Delaware and having trouble covering your medical bills? The Delaware medical assistance office may be able to help, contact at:
Delaware Health and Social Services
dhss.delaware.gov
Local: (302) 255-9500
Tollfree: (800) 372-2022

For national organizations, see our list of senior care resources

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