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Atrium Health Care Center

Atrium Health Care Center is located in the Chicago neighborhood of Rogers Park on Chicago’s north side. The overall rating for Atrium Health Care Center is below average. The facility has 160 certified beds that participate in both Medicare and Medicaid. The ownership of Atrium Health Care Center is a for-profit partnership. The facility is not in a continuing care retirement community.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average approximately every 18 months. Atrium Health Care Center was inspected in February 2016 and a full report was issued with respect to this health inspection on February 25, 2016. The total number of health deficiencies found was 12. The average number of health deficiencies in Illinois was reported to be 7.7, whereas the average number of health deficiencies in U.S. nursing homes was reported to be 7. Of the deficiencies found on this inspection, three were for mistreatment, one was for nutrition and dietary, one was for pharmacy services, four was for environmental deficiencies and another was for a resident assessment. With respect to the fire safety deficiencies, there were none found. That compares favorably to the Illinois fire safety deficiency average of 6.5 and the national average of 3.3.

In terms of staffing, Atrium Health Care Center is rated average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day is 52 minutes. The Illinois average is 1 hour and 33 minutes and the national average of 1 hour 42 minutes. In another category that Atrium Health Care Center did not score well is in the registered nurse hours per resident per day which was listed at just 25 minutes. The Illinois average for registered nurse hours per resident per day is 57 minutes and the national average is 51 minutes per day. Atrium Health Care Center was far below these state and national averages. The licensed practical nurse hours at Atrium Health Care Center per resident per day were just 27 minutes. The Illinois average is 37 minutes and the national average 51 minutes. The certified nurse’s aide (CNA) hours per resident per day was 1 hour compared to 2 hours and 15 minutes for the Illinois average and 2 hours and 28 minutes which is shown to be the national average. Atrium Health Care Center scores very poorly in this category. It also scored poorly in physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at 3 minutes. Both the Illinois and national averages in this category of physical therapy staff hours per resident per day is 6 minutes.

Atrium Health Care Center is considered much above average for quality measures. For example, 10.5% of Atrium Health Care Center’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency room visit compared to 12.1% in Illinois and 11.5% which is the national average in this category.

Only 1.1% of Atrium Health Care Center’s long-stay residents experienced one or more falls with major injury. 98.6% of Atrium Health Care Center’s long-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine. This compared favorably to the Illinois average of 91.9% and the national average of 93.4% in this category.

Atrium Health Care Center did not receive any federal fines in the last three years.

In order to file a complaint against an Illinois nursing home, one should go to the Illinois website which is http://www.dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/health-care-regulation/complaints (Illinois Department of Public Health – Nursing Homes in Illinois). In that way an individual can file a complaint if one were concerned about the healthcare, treatment or services that you or another person you know or love is not getting at a nursing home. Some of the reasons for filing a complaint would be abuse, neglect, poor care, not enough staff, unsafe or unsanitary conditions, dietary problems or mistreatment.

1 Vital Statistics
Number of Beds: 160 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

Four Stars Above 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

One Star Much Below Average
RN Staffing One Star Much 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

Three Stars Average
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
Description Atrium Health Care Center Illinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
4.9% 10.2%
Percentage of SNF residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
Lower percentages are better.
6.2% Not Available
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
66.7% 72.8%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
62.4% 74.7%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time
Lower percentages are better.
Not Available% 2.1%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
Description Atrium Health Care Center Illinois
Average
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Lower percentages are better.
0.7% 3.3%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Lower percentages are better.
0.8% 3.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
2.7% 4.9%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
Lower percentages are better.
8.8% 7.6%
Percent of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
Lower percentages are better.
32.4% 46.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Lower percentages are better.
0.0% 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.
6.2% 16.5%
Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Lower percentages are better.
8.3% 13.8%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Lower percentages are better.
5.7% 6.3%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
Lower percentages are better.
91.0% 19.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
2.4% 20.2%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
97.4% 92.9%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
93.3% 89.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
29.9% 18.8%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 03/29/2018
Total number of health deficiencies: 4
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 10.6

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