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Aperion Care Elgin

Aperion Care Elgin, 134 N. McClean Boulevard, Elgin, Illinois 60121

Aperion Care Elgin is a nursing home that is approximately 46 miles west from the center of the City of Chicago. It has 102 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. It is not within a Continuing Care Retirement Community. It has a resident council only. The overall rating for Aperion Care Elgin is below average. The ownership is a for-profit corporation under the legal business name of Aperion Care Elgin, LLC.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. The most recent health inspection resulted in 12 health citations. The full report was filed on May 10, 2018. The average number of health citations in Illinois is 10.4. The average number of health citations in the U.S. is 7.8.

In addition to the regular health inspections, a complaint inspection will result when an individual resident, family member or loved one reports to the Illinois Department of Health and Human Services that some violation or noncompliance has taken place. In the last 3 years there were complaint inspections that resulted in 17 citations. The full report of the complaint inspection was filed on August 30, 2018.

The staffing rating at Aperion Care Elgin is below average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Aperion Care Elgin is 58 minutes compared to 1 hour and 24 minutes for the Illinois average and 1 hour and 33 minutes for the national average. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at Aperion Care Elgin is 34 minutes. The Illinois average is 46 minutes with the national average being 41 minutes. The physical therapist staff hours per resident per day at Aperion Care Elgin was 3 minutes. The Illinois and national averages are both 5 minutes.

The quality of resident care at Aperion Care Elgin is above average. 12.5% of Aperion Care Elgin’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. This compares well with the Illinois average of 24.6% and the national average of 22.6% in this category. 5.3% of the facility’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit. The Illinois average is 11%, with the national average of 10.7%. 28.4% of Aperion Care Elgin’s short-stay residents improved in their ability to move around on their own compared to 63.5% for the Illinois average and 68.8% for the national average. 48.3% of Aperion Care Elgin’s short-stay residents received a vaccine to prevent pneumonia compared to 74.7% for the Illinois average and 83.2% being the national average in this category. 3.8% of Aperion Care Elgin’s short-stay residents experienced one or more falls with major injury where the national average is .9%.

27% of Aperion Care Elgin’s long-stay residents received an antipsychotic medication compared to 18.8% for the Illinois average and 14.6% for the national average. 2.4% of Aperion Care Elgin’s long-stay residents experienced one or more falls with major injury. The Illinois average is 3.3% with the national average being 3.4%. 6.4% of Aperion Care Elgin’s long-stay residents developed pressure ulcers. The Illinois average is 7.6% with the national average of 7.4%. 97.6% of Aperion Care Elgin’s long-stay residents received a needed flu shot for the current flu season compared to 92.9% for the Illinois average and 95.6% for the national average.

Aperion Care Elgin 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: 102 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

Medicare assigns the overall star rating based on a nursing homes's performance on 3 separate measures: Health inspections, staffing, and quality measures. Each of these domains have their own star ratings, with more stars meaning better quality of care

Three Stars Average
Health Inspection information

Medicare assigns the star rating based on a nursing home’s weighted score from recent health inspections. More stars means fewer health risks

Three Stars Average
Staffing information

Medicare assigns the star rating based on the nursing home’s staffing hours for Registered Nurses (RNs), Licensed Practice Nurses (LPNs), Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs), and Nurse aides. More stars means a better level of staffing per nursing home resident

Two Stars Below Average
RN Staffing Two Stars Below Average
Quality Measures information

Medicare assigns the star rating based on data from a select set of clinical data measures. More stars means better quality of care

Four Stars Above Average
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
Description Aperion Care Elgin Illinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
10.6% 10.2%
Percentage of SNF residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
Lower percentages are better.
0.0% Not Available
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
74.2% 72.8%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
48.3% 74.7%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time
Lower percentages are better.
5.7% 2.1%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
Description Aperion Care Elgin Illinois
Average
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Lower percentages are better.
2.4% 3.3%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Lower percentages are better.
3.9% 3.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
1.8% 4.9%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
Lower percentages are better.
6.4% 7.6%
Percent of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
Lower percentages are better.
29.5% 46.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Lower percentages are better.
1.2% 2.4%
Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained
Lower percentages are better.
0.0% 0.3%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened
Lower percentages are better.
8.6% 16.5%
Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Lower percentages are better.
6.5% 13.8%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Lower percentages are better.
10.8% 6.3%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
Lower percentages are better.
53.1% 19.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
38.6% 20.2%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
97.6% 92.9%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
95.5% 89.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
27.0% 18.8%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 04/03/2019
Total number of health deficiencies: 10
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 10.6

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