Aperion Care Dolton

Aperion Care Dolton, 14325 South Blackstone, Dolton, Illinois 60419

Aperion Care Dolton is located in Dolton, Illinois which is a southwestern suburb to the City of Chicago. The facility has 80 certified beds and participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. The ownership of Aperion Care Dolton is by an individual for profit. It is not in a Continuing Care Retirement Community. Aperion Care Dolton has a resident council only. Its overall rating is below average.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. The last full report issued was on May 13, 2016 for a health inspection. There were five complaint inspections conducted between December 1, 2015 and November 30, 2016. Complaint inspections take place when a nursing home resident or a family member files with the Illinois Department of Health and Human Services a notification that there may be a neglect issue related to one of the residents of the nursing home or some other deficiency that’s noted. In each case, the department will conduct these complaint inspections. In the health inspection that was done in May 2016, there were a total of 15 health deficiencies identified. These deficiencies included four in quality care, three in resident assessment, three in resident rights, one in nutrition and dietary, one in pharmacy services, two in environmental and one in administration. The average number of health deficiencies in Illinois is 7.9. The average number of health deficiencies in the U.S. is 7.2. The health inspection rating for Aperion Care Dolton is average.

The staffing rating for Aperion Care Dolton is much below average. The same rating applies to registered nurse staffing which is likewise, much below average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Aperion Care Dolton is 21 minutes. The Illinois average is 1 hour and 33 minutes and the national average is 1 hour and 41 minutes. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at Aperion Care Dolton is 24 minutes compared to 56 minutes for the Illinois average and 50 minutes for the national average. The CNA hours per resident per day at Aperion Care Dolton is 1 hours and 15 minutes. The Illinois average is 2 hours and 15 minutes and the national average is 2 hours and 28 minutes. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Aperion Care Dolton is 6 minutes, which is the same average for Illinois and the U.S.

The quality measures rating for Aperion Care Dolton is above average. 16.6% of Aperion Care Dolton’s short-stay residents made improvements in function. This percentage was well below the Illinois and national averages which were 60.2% and 63.3%, respectively. The percentage of short-stay residents who were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission at Aperion Care Dolton was 28.3% compared to 24.3% for the Illinois average and 22.6% for the national average. 9% of Aperion Care Dolton’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit. The Illinois average is 12.3% and the national average is 12.1%. 43.8% of Aperion Care Dolton’s short-stay residents were successfully discharged to the community. The Illinois average is 53.5% whereas the national average is 56.9% in this category. 62.8% of the facility’s short-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate flu vaccine. This percentage was significantly lower than the Illinois average of 74.6% and the national average which is 80%. On the other hand, 98.4% of the facility’s short-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine. This percentage at Aperion Care Dolton was much higher than the Illinois average of 76.7% and higher than the national average of 81.5%.

The percentage of long-stay residents who experienced one or more falls with major injury at Aperion Care Dolton was 1.9%. This was much lower than the Illinois average of 3.4% and the national average of 3.3%. 11.9% of Aperion Care Dolton’s long-stay residents had a worsened ability to move independently. The lower the percentage in this category, the better. Here the Illinois average was higher at 17.5% as was the national average at 18.2%. 2.4% of the facility’s long-stay residents had increased need for help with daily activities. This percentage was significantly lower than the Illinois average of 15.4% and the U.S. average of 15.3%.

Aperion Care Dolton 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.

1 Vital Statistics
Number of Beds: 80 certified bedsi rating icon

Beds in the nursing home that have been approved by the federal government to participate in Medicare or Medicaid.

Accepts: Medicare and Medicaidi rating icon

Shows if the nursing home participates in the Medicare, Medicaid, or both.

2 Key Ratings
Star Rating Summary
Overall Rating i rating icon

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

Two StarsBelow Average
Health Inspection i rating icon

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

Three StarsAverage
Staffing i rating icon

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.

One StarBelow Average
RN Staffing i rating icon

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.

One StarMiuch Below Average
Quality Measures i rating icon

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.

Four StaraAbove Average
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
DescriptionAlden Estates of EvanstonIllinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
0.8%11.5%
Percent of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
1.0%1.1%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
62.8%73.3%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
98.4%76.3%
Percent of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
1.0%2.3%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
DescriptionAlden Estates of EvanstonIllinois
Average
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury.
Lower percentages are better.
1.9%3.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.
Lower percentages are better.
7.6%3.9%
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
0.4%4.4%
Percentage of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers.
Lower percentages are better.
7.0%5.8%
Percentage of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
65.5%44.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
2.8%2.4%
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.
11.9%17.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.
Lower percentages are better.
2.4%14.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.
Lower percentages are better.
6.8%7.9%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms.
Lower percentages are better.
66.8%18.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication..
Lower percentages are better.
13.0%21.9%
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
90.5%92.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
100.0%91.6%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
15.4%19.3%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 05/13/2016
Total number of health deficiencies: 15
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 8.9

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