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

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

Five StarsMuch Above Average
Health Inspection information

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

Five StarsMuch Above Average
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.

Five StarsMuch Above Average
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
DescriptionAlden of WaterfordIllinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
9.0%10.7%
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.
78.0%73.1%
Percentage of short-stay residents who needed and got a vaccine to prevent pneumonia.
Higher percentages are better.
84.6%75.4%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time.
Lower percentages are better.
0.4%2.3%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
DescriptionAlden of WaterfordIllinois
Average
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury.
Lower percentages are better.
5.5%3.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.
Lower percentages are better.
1.2%3.5%
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
3.1%4.0%
Percentage of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers.
Lower percentages are better.
4.3%5.8%
Percentage of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
46.3%45.0%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
2.5%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.
14.2%17.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.
Lower percentages are better.
9.6%14.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.
Lower percentages are better.
6.8%7.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have symptoms of depression.
Lower percentages are better.
0.0%18.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
15.5%21.5%
Percentage of long-stay residents who needed and got a flu shot for the current flu season.
Higher percentages are better.
95.6%92.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who needed and got a vaccine to prevent pneumonia.
Higher percentages are better.
98.2%90.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
9.8%19.3%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 02/05/2016
Total number of health deficiencies: 3
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: Not Available

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