Alden Long Grove Rehab and Health Care Center

Alden Long Grove Rehab and Health Care Center, 2308 Old Hicks Road, Long Grove, Illinois 60047

The overall rating of Alden Long Grove Rehab and Health Care Center is average. It has 246 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. The facility is not in a Continuing Care Retirement Community. Alden Long Grove Rehab and Health Care Center has a resident council only. Resident and family councils are important to facilitate communications with the nursing home staff.

The law requires nursing homes to allow councils to be set up by residents and families. In the case of the nursing home not having a resident and/or family council, a resident or a family member should ask the nursing home administrator why that is the case. It also may be important to suggest to residents and family members to speak with the council president to get an idea of how the nursing home has acted with other residents who have raised concerns about how the nursing home is operating.

Long Grove, Illinois is a northwestern suburb to the City of Chicago lying approximately 35.1 miles from the center of the City of Chicago. The ownership of Alden Long Grove Rehab and Health Care Center is a for-profit corporation operating under the legal business name of Alden-Long Grove Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Inc.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. The overall health inspection rating for Alden Long Grove Rehab and Health Care Center is below average. It received just two stars out of a possible five. The most recent health inspection with a full report was filed on October 18, 2017 resulting in 14 health citations. The average number of health citations in Illinois is 9.2. The average number of health citations in the U.S. is 7.2. In addition to the regularly scheduled standard health inspections, a complaint inspection can be filed by a resident of an Illinois nursing home.

Between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017, there were a total of 4 separate complaint inspections filed. The number of complaints in the past three years that have resulted in a citation at Alden Long Grove Rehab and Health Care Center was 13. The number of times in the past three years that a facility-reported issue resulted in a citation was 2.

The staffing rating for Alden Long Grove Rehab and Health Care Center is below average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Alden Long Grove Rehab and Health Care Center is 58 minutes compared to 1 hour and 33 minutes for the Illinois average and 1 hour and 41 minutes for the national average. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at Alden Long Grove Rehab and Health Care Center is just 37 minutes, compared to 56 minutes for the Illinois average and 50 minutes for the national average. The CNA hours per resident per day at Alden Long Grove Rehab and Health Care Center is 1 hour and 29 minutes compared to 2 hours and 14 minutes for the Illinois average and 2 hours and 27 minutes for the national average. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Alden Long Grove Rehab and Health Care Center is just 2 minutes. Both the Illinois and national averages in this category are 6 minutes. Physical therapists are licensed healthcare professionals providing treatment to help residents regain and maintain physical functions. In this category, the time shows the average time physical therapists providing care to residents throughout the nursing home. Not all residents of nursing homes require physical therapy.

The registered nurse staffing rating at Alden Long Grove Rehab and Health Care Center is average receiving just two stars out of a possible five.

Illinois nursing homes that are certified by Medicare and Medicaid regularly report clinical information for each of their residents to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS gives nursing homes a quality of resident care star rating based on performance on 16 different measures. These measures reflect how well a nursing home cares for its residents. These listings are based on two groups which are short-stay residents who spend 100 days or less in a nursing home and long-stay residents who spend over 100 days in a nursing home.

42.2% of Alden Long Grove Rehab and Health Care Center’s short-stay residents improved in their ability to move around on their own. The Illinois average is 64.3%, with the national average being 67.5%. 24.9% of Alden Long Grove Rehab and Health Care Center’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. The Illinois average is 22.5%, with the national average being 21.1%. 8.1% of Alden Long Grove Rehab and Health Care Center’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit, compared to 12.1% for the Illinois average and 11.9% for the national average. 56.8% of Alden Long Grove Rehab and Health Care Center’s short-stay residents received a needed flu shot for the current flu season. This percentage was considerably lower than the Illinois and national averages which are 73.2% and 81%, respectively.

2.9% of Alden Long Grove Rehab and Health Care Center’s long-stay residents experienced one or more falls with major injury. Both the Illinois and national averages in this category are 3.4%. 52.8% of Alden Long Grove Rehab and Health Care Center’s long-stay low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder. The Illinois average is 44.5%, with the national average being 47.7%. 12.6% of Alden Long Grove Rehab and Health Care Center’s long-stay residents had an increased need for help with daily activities compared to the Illinois average of 14.2% and the national average at 15%. Daily activities include tasks such as bathing, grooming and dressing. Also included are eating, using the bathroom and mobility. 2.5% of Alden Long Grove Rehab and Health Care Center’s long-stay residents have symptoms of depression. The Illinois average is 18.8%. The national average is 4.9%. 87% of Alden Long Grove Rehab and Health Care Center’s long-stay residents received a needed flu shot for the current flu season. The Illinois average is 92.8%, with the national average being 94.9% in this category.

Alden Long Grove Rehab and Health Care Center received a penalty in the amount of $12,675 on July 9, 2015. There are no other federal fines or Illinois state fines during that 3-year period.

1 Vital Statistics
Number of Beds: 246 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.

Three StarsAverage
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.

Three StarsAverage
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.

Three StarsAverage
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
Description Alden Long Grove Rehab and Health Care Center Illinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
0.4%11.0%
Percent of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
0.0%1.1%
Percentage of short-stay residents who needed and got a flu shot for the current flu season.
Higher percentages are better.
56.8%73.2%
Percentage of short-stay residents who needed and got a vaccine to prevent pneumonia.
Higher percentages are better.
87.7%76.0%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time.
Lower percentages are better.
4.0%2.2%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
Description Alden Long Grove Rehab and Health Care Center Illinois
Average
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury.
Lower percentages are better.
2.9%3.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.
Lower percentages are better.
0.2%3.7%
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
2.5%4.1%
Percentage of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers.
Lower percentages are better.
6.1%5.8%
Percentage of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
52.8%44.5%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
0.6%2.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained..
Lower percentages are better.
0.0%0.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
11.4%17.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.
Lower percentages are better.
12.6%14.0%
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.
Lower percentages are better.
7.3%7.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have symptoms of depression.
Lower percentages are better.
2.5%18.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication..
Lower percentages are better.
21.7%21.6%
Percentage of long-stay residents who needed and got a flu shot for the current flu season.
Higher percentages are better.
87.0%92.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who needed and got a vaccine to prevent pneumonia.
Higher percentages are better.
95.3%90.3%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
39.5%19.3%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 10/18/2017
Total number of health citations: 4
Average number of health citations in Illinois: 6.1

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