Alden Poplar Creek Rehab & HCC

Alden Poplar Creek Rehab & HCC, 1545 Barrington Road, Hoffman Estates, Illinois 60169

Alden Poplar Creek Rehab & HCC is located in Hoffman Estates, which is a northwestern suburb to the City of Chicago lying approximately 36.3 miles from the center of the City of Chicago. The facility has 217 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. The facility is not in a Continuing Care Retirement Community. It does have a resident and family council. 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. The ownership of Alden Poplar Creek Rehab & HCC is a for-profit corporation operating under the legal business name of Alden-Poplar Creek Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Inc. Its overall rating is much above average.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. The last full report was filed on October 27, 2017 for the standard health inspection. The total number of health citations reported was 5. The average number of health citations in Illinois is 9.2. The average number of health citations in the U.S. is 7.2. Between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017, there were no complaint inspections of record. Residents and family members are invited to report complaints to the Illinois Department of Health and Human Services of issues related to the health and welfare of a nursing home resident. There were 7 complaints in the past 5 years that resulted in a citation at Alden Poplar Creek Rehab & HCC. The health inspection rating for Alden Poplar Creek Rehab & HCC is above average.

The staffing rating for Alden Poplar Creek Rehab & HCC is below average receiving just two of five possible stars. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Alden Poplar Creek Rehab & HCC is 1 hour and 13 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 Poplar Creek Rehab & HCC are 48 minutes. The Illinois average is 56 minutes. The national average is 50 minutes. The LPN hours per resident per day at Alden Poplar Creek Rehab & HCC is 26 minutes compared to 37 minutes for the Illinois average and 51 minutes for the national average. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Alden Poplar Creek Rehab & HCC are 15 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 Poplar Creek Rehab & HCC is above average.

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.

62.2% of Alden Poplar Creek Rehab & HCC’s short-stay residents improved in their ability to move around on their own. The Illinois average is slightly higher at 64.3%, with the national average being 67.5% in this category. 7.1% of Alden Poplar Creek Rehab & HCC’s short-stay residents had an emergency department visit as an outpatient compared to 12.1% for the Illinois average and 11.9% for the national average. 64.1% of Alden Poplar Creek Rehab & HCC’s short-stay residents were successfully discharged to the community. This percentage was higher than both the Illinois and national averages which are 53.8% and 57%, respectively. 83.6% Alden Poplar Creek Rehab & HCC’s short-stay residents a needed flu shot for the current flu season compared to 73.2% for the Illinois average and 81% for the national average.

4.8% of Alden Poplar Creek Rehab & HCC’s long-stay residents experienced one or more falls with major injury. Both the Illinois and national averages in this category are 3.4%. 67.4% of Alden Poplar Creek Rehab & HCC’s long-stay low-risk residents lose control of their bowels and bladder. The Illinois average is 44.5%, with the national average being 47.7%. 9.6% of Alden Poplar Creek Rehab & HCC’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. 92.8% of Alden Poplar Creek Rehab & HCC’s long-stay residents received a needed vaccine to prevent pneumonia. The Illinois average is 91.3%, with the national average being 94.1% in this category.

Alden Poplar Creek Rehab & HCC 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: 245 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.

Four StarsAbove 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.

Two StarsBelow Average
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.

Four StarsAbove 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 Poplar Creek Rehab & HCCIllinois
Average
Percentage of short-stay residents who report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
7.7%10.7%
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
0.5%1.2%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
83.6%73.0%
Percentage of short-stay residents who needed and got a vaccine to prevent pneumonia.
Higher percentages are better .
83.2%74.9%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time.
Lower percentages are better.
1.7%2.2%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
DescriptionAlden Poplar Creek Rehab & HCCIllinois
Average
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury.
Lower percentages are better.
4.8%3.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.
Lower percentages are better.
3.9%3.7%
Percentage of long-stay residents who report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
2.6%4.1%
Percentage of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers.
Lower percentages are better.
4.0%5.9%
Percentage of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
67.4%44.5%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
0.7%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.
16.9%17.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.
Lower percentages are better.
9.6%14.0%
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.
Lower percentages are better.
7.7%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 got an antianxiety or hypnotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
16.2%21.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who needed and got a flu shot for the current flu season.
Higher percentages are better.
89.4%92.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who needed and got a vaccine to prevent pneumonia.
Higher percentages are better.
92.8%91.3%
Percentage of long-stay residents who got an antipsychotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
15.4%19.2%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 10/26/2017
Total number of health deficiencies: 5
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 5.6

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