Alden Lakeland Rehab and Healthcare Center

Alden Lakeland Rehab and Healthcare Center has 300 certified nursing home beds. The facility participates in Medicare and Medicaid. Its ownership is a corporation which runs the nursing home as a for-profit business. The overall rating is below average. Alden Lakeland Rehab and Healthcare Center is located in Chicago’s Uptown neighborhood on the north side of the city.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services routinely inspects Illinois nursing homes every 18 months. In June 2015, Alden Lakeland Rehab and Healthcare Center was inspected. Based on observation and interview, the facility failed to ensure the plan of correction for the last annual survey was appropriately placed in the facility survey binder. This failure has the potential to affect all of the residents in the facility.

Another issue based on observation, interview and record review, the facility failed to provide a therapeutic diet for one of four residents reviewed for dietary concerns in a sample of 24. The findings included a resident who was given a single portion (3 oz.) or chopped beef with gravy, a half cup of wild blend rice and a half cup of vegetable blend. The facility’s dietary spreadsheet documents that this was only one portion. The facility was simply underserving its residents. The administrator and corporate partner of the facility stated that the resident’s dietary requirements does document the portions and it was an oversight by the dietary staff that the resident was underserved.

With respect to staffing, Alden Lakeland Rehab and Healthcare Center is considered average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day was listed as 1 hour and 25 minutes. The Illinois average is 1 hour and 34 minutes and the national average is 1 hour and 41 minutes. Alden Lakeland Rehab and Healthcare Center shows that registered nurse hour per resident per day are 1 hour and 22 minutes. This is above the Illinois and national averages. The CNA hours per resident per day at Alden Lakeland Rehab and Healthcare Center are 1 hour and 28 minutes, which is well below the Illinois average of 2 hours and 16 minutes and the national average of 2 hours and 28 minutes. With respect to physical therapy, the physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Alden Lakeland Rehab and Healthcare Center were less than 1 minute. This is substantially below the 6 minutes per resident per day that is shown for the Illinois and national averages.

The overall quality measures rating are much below average at Alden Lakeland Rehab and Healthcare Center. The percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function was just 57.2% of the residents. This was below the Illinois and national averages. On the other hand, Alden Lakeland Rehab and Healthcare Center performed much better than the Illinois and national averages in terms of the percentage of short-stay residents who had an outpatient emergency department visit. At Alden Lakeland Rehab and Healthcare Center it was listed at just 6.4%. Alden Lakeland Rehab and Healthcare Center’s short-stay residents who were successfully discharged to the community were just 12.2%. This is much below the Illinois and national averages.

Alden Lakeland Rehab and Healthcare Center performed well in the area of long-stay residents who experienced one or more falls with a major injury. However, as to the percentage of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers, Alden Lakeland Rehab and Healthcare Center scored 20.6% of its residents experiencing problems with pressure sores while the Illinois and national averages were 6.3% and 5.8%, respectively.

Alden Lakeland Rehab and Healthcare Center performed average in terms of the percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened. It was shown that 20.5% of its resident’s condition worsened. 97.8% of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal flu vaccine was better than the Illinois and national averages at Alden Lakeland Rehab and Healthcare Center. Alden Lakeland Rehab and Healthcare Center did not receive any nursing home fines in the last 3 years. It was noted that there was neither a federal fine nor an Illinois state fine during that 3 year period.

1 Vital Statistics
Number of Beds: 300 certified bedsinformation

Beds in the nursing home that have been approved by the federal government to participate in Medicare or Medicaid.

Accepts: Medicare and Medicaidinformation

Shows if the nursing home participates in the Medicare, Medicaid, or both.

2 Key Ratings
Star Rating Summary
Overall Rating information

A rating of 1 to 5 stars based on the health inspection, staffing, and quality measures ratings combined into one. More stars are better.

Two StarsBelow Average
Health Inspection information

A rating of 1 to 5 stars based on the nursing home’s health inspection results. More stars are better.

Three StarsAverage
Staffing information

A rating of 1 to 5 stars based on the nursing home’s staffing hours for Registered Nurses (RNs), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs), and Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs). More stars are better.

Three StarsAverage
RN Staffing information

A rating of 1 to 5 stars based on the amount of time Registered Nurses (RNs) spend with residents as reported by the nursing home. More stars are better.

Five StarsMuch Above Average
Quality Measures information

A rating of 1 to 5 stars based on resident assessment data that show how well the nursing home cares for residents’ needs. More stars are better.

One StarMuch Below Average
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
DescriptionAlden Lakeland Rehab and Healthcare CenterIllinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
25.0%12.1%
Percent of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
2.0%1.1%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
84.3%73.5%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
85.0%76.5%
Percent of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
6.3%2.4%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
DescriptionAlden Lakeland Rehab and Healthcare CenterIllinois
Average
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury.
Lower percentages are better.
1.9%3.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.
Lower percentages are better.
2.4%4.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
15.2%4.8%
Percentage of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers.
Lower percentages are better.
20.6%5.9%
Percentage of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
46.0%44.0%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
6.7%2.6%
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained.
Lower percentages are better.
0.5%0.5%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
20.5%17.0%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.
Lower percentages are better.
20.7%14.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.
Lower percentages are better.
7.5%7.9%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms.
Lower percentages are better.
0.9%18.9%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
19.1%22.0%
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
97.8%92.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
97.1%91.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
16.5%19.3%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 06/26/2015
Total number of health deficiencies: 2
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 8.9

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