Aperion Care Midlothian
Aperion Care Midlothian, 3249 W. 147th Street, Midlothian, Illinois 60445
The overall rating for Aperion Care Midlothian is below average. The Aperion Care Midlothian is located in the suburban city of Midlothian, Illinois, which is a southern suburb to the City of Chicago. The facility has 91 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. The ownership of this facility is a for profit corporation. It is not in a Continuing Care Retirement Community. Aperion Care Midlothian has a resident council only.
The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. One such health inspection was issued with a full report on September 2, 2016. There were a total of fourteen health deficiencies identified which were in the areas of mistreatment, quality care, resident assessments, nutrition and dietary, pharmacy services and environmental. The total number of deficiencies being 14 is above the Illinois average of health deficiencies which stands at 8.1. The average number of health deficiencies in the U.S. is 7.2. In addition, during the complaint inspection period of January 1, 2016 through December 31, 2016, there were four separate complaint inspection reports filed. Generally, complaint inspections arise when a resident or resident’s family member or friend reports to the Illinois Department of Health and Human Services a deficiency of some kind. This would trigger a complaint inspection.
The staffing rating at Aperion Care Midlothian is much below average. Likewise, the registered nurse staffing rating is also much below average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at this facility is 1 hour and 2 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 Midlothian is only 17 minutes compared to the Illinois average of 56 minutes and the national average of 50 minutes. Aperion Care Midlothian reports physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at averaging just 3 minutes compared to 6 minutes for both the Illinois and national averages in this category.
30.3% of Aperion Care Midlothian’s short-stay residents made improvements in function. This percentage is much lower than the Illinois and national averages which are 60.2% and 63.3%, respectively. 6.6% of Aperion Care Midlothian’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit compared to 12.3% for the Illinois average and 12.1% for the national average. 29.4% of Aperion Care Midlothian’s short-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate seasonal influenza vaccine. This percentage is considerably lower than both the Illinois and national averages.
1.5% of Aperion Care Midlothian’s long-stay residents experienced one or more falls with major injury. The Illinois average in this category is 3.4% of long-stay residents. The national average is 3.3%. 23% of Aperion Care Midlothian’s long-stay residents had a worsened ability to move independently, whereas the Illinois average 17.5% with the U.S. average being 18.3%. Only 66.5% Aperion Care Midlothian’ long-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate seasonal influenza vaccine. The Illinois average in this category is 92.8%. The U.S average is 94.5%.
Aperion Care Midlothian 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.