EXCEPTIONAL CARE FOR CHILDREN

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Exceptional Care for Children. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

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EXCEPTIONAL CARE FOR CHILDREN
11 INDEPENDENCE WAY
NEWARK, DE 19713
(302) 894-1001

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
R.N. Staff Only
Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

100%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 21
  • Certified Beds: 21

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Corporation
  • This Facility Does Not Offer Any Resident or Family Counseling
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Rating Details For Exceptional Care for Children

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours5 Hours and 58 Minutes1 Hour and 38 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours53 Minutes1 Hour and 17 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours4 Hours and 50 Minutes2 Hours and 48 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours6 Hours and 50 Minutes2 Hours and 55 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours11 Hours and 40 Minutes5 Hours and 43 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for Delaware are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityDelaware Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%94%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%94%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained89%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder-4%
Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores2%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair2%5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight8%8%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection2%10%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious-12%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 08/09/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Administration

1) Review the Work of Each Nurse Aide Every Year; or 2) Give Regular Training for the Nurse Aides.
  • Inspection Date: 04/03/2008
  • Correction Date: 05/20/2008
Keep Accurate and Appropriate Medical Records.
  • Inspection Date: 04/13/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/02/2009

Environmental

Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 04/03/2008
  • Correction Date: 05/20/2008
Have Enough Outside Airflow.
  • Inspection Date: 04/03/2008
  • Correction Date: 05/20/2008
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 04/13/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/02/2009

Mistreatment

1) Hire Only People Who Have No Legal History of Abusing, Neglecting or Mistreating Residents; or 2) Report and Investigate Any Acts or Reports of Abuse, Neglect or Mistreatment of Residents.
  • Inspection Date: 04/13/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/02/2009
Write and Use Policies That Forbid Mistreatment, Neglect and Abuse of Residents and Theft of Residents' Property.
  • Inspection Date: 08/09/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/27/2010

Resident Assessment

Make Sure All Assessments Are Accurate, Coordinated by an Rn, Done by the Right Professional, and Are Signed by the Person Completing Them.
  • Inspection Date: 08/09/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/27/2010
Develop a Complete Care Plan That Meets All of a Resident's Needs, with Timetables and Actions That Can Be Measured.
  • Inspection Date: 08/09/2010
  • Correction Date: 09/27/2010

Resident Rights

Allow Residents to Easily See the Results of the Nursing Home's Most Recent Survey.
  • Inspection Date: 04/03/2008
  • Correction Date: 05/20/2008

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that Exceptional Care for Children had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 08/09/2010.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Automatic Sprinkler Systems

Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 04/08/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/06/2008
An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 04/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/01/2009
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 04/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/01/2009

Electrical

Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 04/08/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/06/2008

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 04/08/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/06/2008

Exits and Egress

Exit Stairways and Towers That Are Smoke Proof.
  • Inspection Date: 04/08/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/06/2008

Fire Alarm Systems

An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 04/08/2008
  • Correction Date: 06/06/2008

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 04/28/2009
  • Correction Date: 06/01/2009

Vertical Openings

Proper Stairway Enclosures and Vertical Shafts.
  • Inspection Date: 08/09/2010
  • Correction Date: 10/25/2010
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Health and Social Services of Delaware - Division of Long Term Care and Resident Protection - Retrieved 2011