Aperion Care Burbank
Aperion Care Burbank, 5701 W. 79th Street, Burbank, Illinois 60459
Aperion Care Burbank has 56 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. The ownership of Aperion Care Burbank is a for-profit corporation. The overall rating of Aperion Care Burbank is below average. Burbank, Illinois is a southwestern suburb of Chicago, Illinois. Aperion Care Burbank is approximately 14.2 miles from the center of the city of Chicago.
The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing home on average every 18 months. A health inspection was done by the Illinois Department of Health and Human Services which completed its full report on June 23, 2016. Based on observation, interview and record review, Aperion Care Burbank failed to provide feeding assistance to residents identified as needing extensive assistance from staff. This applied to four residents who were observed dining. On June 20, 2016 during lunch, a resident was observed feeding herself with a fork in the left hand. At least 30% of the ground chicken and peas fell off the fork and onto the tray. The resident tried to stop the food from falling off the plate with her right hand. There was no staff present to provide feeding assistance to this resident at this meal.
The overall staffing rating for Aperion Care Burbank is below average. The registered nurse staffing rating is considered average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Aperion Care Burbank is 1 hour and 17 minutes compared to 1 hour and 33 minutes, which is the Illinois average. The national average is 1 hour and 42 minutes. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at Aperion Care Burbank was 50 minutes. This was slightly below the Illinois average of 56 minutes and the national average of 51 minutes. The certified nursing aide (CNA) hours per resident per day at Aperion Care Burbank was 2 hours and 1 minute. The Illinois average is 2 hours and 16 minutes and the national average is 2 hours and 28 minutes. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Aperion Care Burbank was listed at 6 minutes which was exactly the same average found in Illinois nursing homes and national nursing homes.
Under federal law, all nursing homes, including those in Illinois, are to provide enough staff to adequately and safely care for residents. However, there is no current federal standard for the best nursing home staffing levels. The Illinois nursing home must have at least one registered nurse for at least 8 straight hours a day, 7 days a week and either a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse/licensed vocational nurse on duty 24 hours per day. Some states, including Illinois, may have additional staffing requirements. Certified nursing assistants should provide care to nursing home residents 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. In the category of physical therapy service hours, that depends on really what the facility’s residents require or how the Illinois nursing home is set up to specialize. The staffing numbers that are listed on the Medicare.gov website for Illinois nursing homes are based on information reported by the nursing home. They represent staffing levels for a 2-week period prior to the time of a state inspection.
28.8% of Aperion Care Burbank’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. This percentage is slightly higher than the Illinois average of 22.9% of Illinois’ short-stay residents who were re-hospitalized after a nursing admission. 9% of Aperion Care Burbank’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit. This compared favorably to both the Illinois and national averages which were both higher in this category. 49.4% of Aperion Care Burbank’s short-residents were successfully discharged to the community. 68% of Aperion Care Burbank’s short-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate seasonal influenza vaccine compared to 75.1% for Illinois nursing homes and 80.1% for the national average.
5% of Aperion Care Burbank’s long-stay residents experienced one or more fall with major injury. This is higher than both the Illinois and national averages of 3.3% in this category. 10.1% of Aperion Care Burbank’s long-stay high-risk residents developed pressure ulcers during their residency at the facility compared to 6.3%, which is the Illinois average, and 5.8% being the national average. 14.4% of Aperion Care Burbank’s long-stay residents were noted to have worsened ability to move independently. This percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened was lower than the Illinois average of 17.9% of Illinois nursing home residents were reported to have worsened and the national average of 18.2%. 100% of Aperion Care Burbank’s long-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine. This compared favorably and higher than both the Illinois and national averages in this category.
Aperion Care Burbank has not received any federal fines in the last 3 years. It is possible that Illinois may have imposed a penalty under state law, but none are listed. To search for the Illinois state penalties, there is a separate website that would allow for an independent viewing of any such fines.