Avantara Long Grove
Avantara Long Grove, 1666 Checker Road, Long Grove, Illinois 60047
Avantara Long Grove has an above average overall rating. The facility is located in Long Grove, Illinois, which is a northwestern suburb to the City of Chicago, lying approximately 34.4 miles from the center of the City of Chicago. Avantara Long Grove has 195 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. The facility is not in a Continuing Care Retirement Community. It does have a residence council only. Resident and family councils are important to facilitate communications with the nursing home staff. The law requires nursing homes to allow councils to be set up by residents and families. In the case of the nursing home not having a resident and/or family council, a resident or a family member should ask the nursing home administrator why that is the case. It also may be important to suggest to residents and family members to speak with the council president to get an idea of how the nursing home has acted with other residents who have raised concerns about how the nursing home is operating.
The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. The last full report was filed on October 5, 2017 resulting in 7 health citations. The average number of health citations in Illinois is 9.2. The average number of health citations in the U.S. is 7.2. Illinois nursing home residents may file complaint inspections with the Illinois Department of Health and Human Services if some issue of care comes to be. There were no complaint inspections filed for Avantara Long Grove between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017. There were no complaints in the last three years that resulted in a citation.
The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Avantara Long Grove is 1 hour and 40 minutes. The Illinois average is 1 hour and 33 minutes, with the national average being 1 hour and 41 minutes. The overall staffing rating for Avantara Long Grove is below average. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at Avantara Long Grove is 55 minutes. The Illinois average is 56 minutes. The national average is 50 minutes. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Avantara Long Grove is 9 minutes. Both the Illinois and national averages in this category are 6 minutes. Physical therapists are licensed healthcare professionals providing treatment to help residents regain and maintain physical functions. In this category, the time shows the average time physical therapists providing care to residents throughout the nursing home. Not all residents of nursing homes require physical therapy. The registered nurse staffing rating at Avantara Long Grove is above average receiving four stars out of five.
Illinois nursing homes that are certified by Medicare and Medicaid regularly report clinical information for each of their residents to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS gives nursing homes a quality of resident care star rating based on performance on 16 different measures. These measures reflect how well a nursing home cares for its residents. These listings are based on two groups which are short-stay residents who spend 100 days or less in a nursing home and long-stay residents who spend over 100 days in a nursing home.
69.8% of Avantara Long Grove’s short-stay residents improved in their ability to move around on their own. The Illinois average is 64.3% with the national average being 67.5%. 5.8% of Avantara Long Grove’s short-stay residents has an outpatient emergency department visit, compared to 12.1% for the Illinois average and 11.9%, being the national average. 59.9% of Avantara Long Grove’s short-stay residents were successfully discharged to the community. The Illinois average stands at 53.8%, with the national average being 57%. 72.5% of Avantara Long Grove’s short-stay residents received a needed vaccine to prevent pneumonia. The Illinois average is 76% with the national average being 83.1%.
2.9% of Avantara Long Grove’s long-stay residents experienced one or more falls with major injury. Both the Illinois and national averages in this category are 3.4%. There were no reported cases of urinary tract infection for Avantara Long Grove’s long-stay residents. The Illinois average, as if the national average, are both 3.7% in this category. 59.7% of Avantara Long Grove’s long-stay low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder. The Illinois average is 44.5%, with the national average being 47.7%. 5.8% of Avantara Long Grove’s long-stay residents had an increased need for help with daily activities compared to the Illinois average of 14.2% and the national average of 15%. Daily activities include tasks such as bathing, grooming and dressing. Also included are eating, using the bathroom and mobility. 95.5% received a needed flu shot for the current flu season. The Illinois average is 92.8%, with the national average being 94.9% in this category.
Avantara Long Grove 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.