Avantara of Elgin
Avantara of Elgin, 1950 Larkin Avenue, Elgin, Illinois 60123
Avantara of Elgin has an overall rating of average. The facility is located in Elgin, Illinois which is approximately 46.7 miles west of the center of the City of Chicago. It has 94 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. It is not within a Continuing Care Retirement Community. A Continuing Care Retirement Community offers multiple housing options for different levels of nursing needs and care. A nursing home is typically the most service-intensive housing option. Residents may move from one level to another based on their medical needs. Avantara of Elgin has a resident and family council. Its legal business name is Elgin Skilled Nursing Facility, LLC which is a non-profit corporation.
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 15 health citations. The full report was filed on July 3, 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. The number of complaints filed in the past 3 years that resulted in a citation was 2.
The staffing rating at Avantara of Elgin is above average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Avantara of Elgin is 2 hours and 44 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 is 2 hours and 42 minutes at Avantara of Elgin compared to just 46 minutes for the Illinois average and 41 minutes for the national average. Avantara of Elgin has no physical therapy staff hours.
The quality of resident care rating at Avantara of Elgin is below average. 53.3% of Avantara of Elgin’s short-stay residents showed improvement in their ability to move around on their own compared to 63.5% for the Illinois average and 66.8% for the national average. Avantara of Elgin showed a better than national rate of successful return to home and community from a short stay at this facility.
8.1% of Avantara of Elgin’s long-stay high-risk residents developed pressure ulcers. The Illinois average is 7.6%, with the national average being 7.4%. 19.3% of Avantara of Elgin’s long-stay residents showed a worsened ability to move independently compared to 16.5% for the Illinois average and 17.9% for the national average. 83.3% of Avantara of Elgin’s long-stay residents received a needed flu shot for the current flu season. The Illinois average is 92.9%, with the national average being 95.6%.
Avantara of 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.