Alden Valley Ridge Rehab & HCC

Alden Valley Ridge Rehab & HCC, 275 East Army Trail Road, Bloomingdale, IL 60108

Alden Valley Ridge Rehab & HCC is located in Bloomingdale, Illinois, which is a western suburb to the City of Chicago lying approximately 23.8 miles from Chicago’s Center. The facility has 207 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. It is not within a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC). The facility has a resident council only. The ownership of Alden Valley Ridge Rehab & HCC is a for profit corporation whose legal business name is Alden-Valley Ridge Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Inc. The overall rating for the facility is average with three stars out of a possible five stars.

Resident and family councils can facilitate open communications with the facility’s staff. The law requires nursing homes to allow councils to be set up by residents or their families. Importantly, if a nursing home does not have a resident or a family council, the resident or a family member should ask the nursing home administrator why that is the case. Where there is a resident or family council, the resident is encouraged to speak with the council president to get a sense of how the nursing home has performed on issues raised in the past.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. There is no report of a health inspection for Alden Valley Ridge Rehab & HCC. The health inspection rating however, is above average for the facility.

The overall staffing rating for Alden Valley Ridge Rehab & HCC is below average receiving four out of five stars in this category. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Alden Valley Ridge Rehab & HCC is 1 hour and 19 minutes. The Illinois average is 1 hour and 33 minutes with the national average of being 1 hour and 41 minutes. The total number of registered nurse hours per resident per day at the facility is 48 minutes compared to 56 minutes for the Illinois average and 50 minutes for the national average. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Alden Valley Ridge Rehab & HCC is 4 minutes which is less than than both the Illinois and national averages which are 6 minutes each. The registered nurse staffing rating at Alden Valley Ridge Rehab & HCC is above average.

74.2% of Alden Valley Ridge Rehab & HCC’s short-stay residents showed improvement on their ability to move around on their own. The Illinois and national averages were both lower at 63.4% and 63.7%, respectively. 28.4% of Alden Valley Ridge Rehab & HCC’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. The Illinois average in this category is 22.5% and the national average is 21.1%. 9.3% of the facility’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit. The Illinois average in this category is 12.1%. 48.5% of Alden Valley Ridge Rehab & HCC’s short-stay residents were successfully discharged to the community. This percentage is lower than the Illinois and national averages which are both higher at 53.8% and 57%, respectively.

3.9% of Alden Valley Ridge Rehab & HCC’s long-stay residents experienced one or more falls with major injury. This percentage is slightly higher than both the Illinois and national averages which are both 3.4%. 98.9% of Alden Valley Ridge Rehab & HCC’s long-stay high-risk residents received the needed vaccine for the current flu season. This percentage was higher than the Illinois average of 92.8% and 94.7% for the national average.

Alden Valley Ridge 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: 207 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.

Two starBelow 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 starBelow 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
DescriptionAbington Glenview NursingIllinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
2.5%10.7%
Percent of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
0.2%1.1%
Percentage of short-stay residents who needed and got a flu shot for the current flu season.
Higher percentages are better.
61.5%73.1%
Percentage of short-stay residents who needed and got a vaccine to prevent pneumonia.
Higher percentages are better.
62.4%75.4%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time.
Lower percentages are better.
1.9%2.3%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
DescriptionAbington Glenview NursingIllinois
Average
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury.
Lower percentages are better.
3.9%3.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.
Lower percentages are better.
0.1%3.5%
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
0.3%4.0%
Percentage of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers.
Lower percentages are better.
5.7%5.8%
Percentage of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
55.8%45.0%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
2.1%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.
12.9%17.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.
Lower percentages are better.
13.4%14.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.
Lower percentages are better.
12.8%7.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have symptoms of depression.
Lower percentages are better.
1.1%18.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
13.2%21.5%
Percentage of long-stay residents who needed and got a flu shot for the current flu season.
Higher percentages are better.
98.9%92.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
94.4%90.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
19.8%19.3%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 06/15/2016
Total number of health deficiencies: NOT AVAILABLE
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: NOT AVAILABLE

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