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Nursing Home Care

Description The Division of Services for Aging and Adults with Physical Disabilities operates two nursing homes: Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill and Governor Bacon Health Center. A nursing home is a facility which provides care to persons who need assistance in carrying out activities of daily living such as bathing, eating, or taking medicine. Nursing homes can also provide skilled care, including rehabilitative therapies such as speech therapy, physical therapy, or occupational therapy.
Eligibility Admission to DSAAPD's nursing homes is provided to older persons and adults with disabilities in Delaware who require long-term care services and for whom no other care options are available.
Availability Delaware Hospital for the Chronically Ill, Smyrna
Info or Enrollment Contact the Delaware Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) by phone or email.
More Resources Guide to Services for Older Delawareans and Persons with Disabilities
Delaware Aging and Disability Resource Center Service Provider Search
Related Links Division of Health Care Quality Residents Protection, List Licensed Nursing Homes in Delaware, Nursing Home Compare
Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Your Guide to Choosing a Nursing Home or Other Long-Term Care