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Alden of Waterford

Alden of Waterford, 2021 Randi Drive, Aurora, Illinois 60505

Alden of Waterford is located in Aurora, Illinois, a western suburb to the City of Chicago located approximately 43 miles from the center of the City of Chicago. Alden of Waterford has 99 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. The facility is not within a Continuing Care Retirement Community. It has a resident council only. The ownership of Alden of Waterford is a for-profit corporation. The overall rating for this facility is much above average.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. There have been no health inspections since November 28, 2017. The health inspection rating for Alden of Waterford is much above average. The previous standard health inspection was completed on March 31, 2017 which resulted in 3 health citations. The average number of health citations in Illinois is 6.2. The average number of health citations in the U.S. is 5.8. The number of complaints in the past three years that resulted in a citation was one. There were no complaint inspections between June 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018. The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services allows anyone to file a complaint about a problem or concern with the nursing home. If a complaint is filed, this Illinois Department may decide an inspection is required or needed. If a complaint results in an inspection and finds citations, those citations are counted on this website (Medicare.gov) and the citations are included in the nursing home’s rating.

The staffing rating for Alden of Waterford is average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Alden of Waterford is 1 hour and 29 minutes compared to 1 hour and 25 minutes for the Illinois average. The national average is 1 hour and 32 minutes in this category. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at Alden of Waterford is 1 hour and 23 minutes. The Illinois average is 47 minutes. The national average is 40 minutes. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Alden of Waterford is 11 minutes. The Illinois and national averages in this category are both 6 minutes. The registered nurse staffing rating at Alden of Waterford is much above average receiving five stars out of five.

63.9% of Alden of Waterford’s short-stay residents improved in their ability to move around on their own. The Illinois average is higher at 64.6%, with the national average being even higher at 67.8%. 67.5% of the facility’s short-stay residents were successfully discharged to the community. The Illinois average is 53.8%, with the national average being 57%. 78% of Alden of Waterford’s short-stay residents received a needed flu shot for the current flu season. The Illinois average is 73.1%, with the national average being 81.5%.

5.5% of Alden of Waterford’s long-stay residents experienced one or more falls with major injury. The Illinois and national averages in this category are both 3.4%. 9.6% of Alden of Waterford’s long-stay residents had an increased need for help with daily activities compared to 14.1% for the Illinois average and 15% for the national average. 98.2% of the facility’s long-stay residents received a needed vaccine to prevent pneumonia. The Illinois average is 90.8% with the national average being 94.1%.

Alden of Waterford 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: 99 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

Medicare assigns the overall star rating based on a nursing homes's performance on 3 separate measures: Health inspections, staffing, and quality measures. Each of these domains have their own star ratings, with more stars meaning better quality of care

Four Stars Above Average
Health Inspection information

Medicare assigns the star rating based on a nursing home’s weighted score from recent health inspections. More stars means fewer health risks

Four Stars Above Average
Staffing information

Medicare assigns the star rating based on the nursing home’s staffing hours for Registered Nurses (RNs), Licensed Practice Nurses (LPNs), Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs), and Nurse aides. More stars means a better level of staffing per nursing home resident

Three Stars Average
RN Staffing Five Stars Much Above Average
Quality Measures information

Medicare assigns the star rating based on data from a select set of clinical data measures. More stars means better quality of care

Four Stars Above Average
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
Description Alden Of Waterford Illinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
8.8% 10.2%
Percentage of SNF residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
Lower percentages are better.
0.3% Not Available
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
87.1% 72.8%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
89.0% 74.7%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time
Lower percentages are better.
1.6% 2.1%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
Description Alden Of Waterford Illinois
Average
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Lower percentages are better.
5.1% 3.3%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Lower percentages are better.
3.4% 3.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
5.2% 4.9%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
Lower percentages are better.
7.1% 7.6%
Percent of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
Lower percentages are better.
56.6% 46.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Lower percentages are better.
2.1% 2.4%
Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained
Lower percentages are better.
0.0% 0.3%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened
Lower percentages are better.
11.7% 16.5%
Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Lower percentages are better.
8.1% 13.8%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Lower percentages are better.
3.4% 6.3%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
Lower percentages are better.
0.0% 19.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
13.5% 20.2%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
100.0% 92.9%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
99.4% 89.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
14.7% 18.8%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 04/18/2018
Total number of health deficiencies: 11
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 10.6

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