Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center
Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center, 5400 W. 87th Street, Burbank, Illinois 60459
Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center has 163 certified beds. It participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. The ownership of Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center is a for-profit corporation. The facility is not in a continuing care retirement community. It has a resident council only.
Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center has an overall rating below average.
Resident and family councils can facilitate communication with nursing home staff. The law requires nursing homes to allow councils to be set up by residents and families. It is important that if a nursing homes does not have a resident and family council, the resident or family should request that the nursing home administrator consider installing a resident and family council. It is also important to speak with a council president to learn how the nursing home has acted in the past or if concerns arise during a nursing residency.
The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects the Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. In addition, when a resident or family member registers a complaint, an inspection will take place. At Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center there were a total of 6 complaint reports that led to inspections between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016. In addition, there was a health inspection and full report that was filed on June 30, 2016.
In the health inspection done by the Illinois Department Health and Human Services based on observation, interviews and record review, the facility, Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center, failed to provide documentation on least restrictive alternatives and outcomes. Physician orders failed to indicate frequency and duration of use of restraints for 2 residents in a sample.
On June 28, 2016, two residents were noted to be wearing mitts on their hands. The licensed practical nurse (LPN) stated that the residents were wearing mitts to prevent them from pulling at their tracheotomy and gastrostomy tubes. The issue with the restraints and mitts was not well-documented. The regional director of clinical services stated that documentation is one of the issues that the nursing facility at Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center is working on, especially for restraints. The use of alternatives, current restraints and a review of restraints continues to be studied.
There were a total of 19 health deficiencies at Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center. On average in Illinois, there are 7.8 health deficiencies. The average number of health deficiencies in the U.S. is 7.1.
The health deficiencies reported at Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center included one for mistreatment, fourteen for quality care, one for resident rights, one for pharmacy services and two for environmental.
There is also a report of 11 fire safety fire deficiencies at Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center. The average number of fire safety deficiencies in Illinois is 6.4. The average number of fire safety deficiencies in the U.S. is 3.4.
Under federal law, all nursing homes, including those in Illinois, are required to have enough staff to sufficiently and safely care for its nursing home and long-term residents. However, there is no current federal standard for how to achieve the highest or best nursing home staffing levels.
Illinois nursing homes must have at least one registered nurse for at least 8 straight hours a day, 7 days a week and either a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse/licensed vocational nurse on duty 24 hours per day. Some states, including Illinois, may have additional staffing requirements. Certified nursing aides (CNAs) should provide care to nursing home residents 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. In the category of physical therapy service hours, that depends on what the facility’s residents require or how the Illinois nursing home is organized. Many Illinois nursing homes specialize in certain areas such as dementia-afflicted residents or physically disabled residents effected by stroke or illness. The staffing numbers that are listed on the Medicare.gov website for Illinois nursing homes are based on information reported by the nursing home. They represent staffing levels for a 2-week period prior to the time of a state inspection.
The rating at Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center for staffing is above average. The registered nurse staffing rating at Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center is average. The total number of licensed staff hours per resident per day is 3 hours and 6 minutes. This is substantially longer than the Illinois average of 1 hour and 33 minutes and the national average of 1 hour and 42 minutes. The same could be said for licensed practical nurse (LPN) hours per resident per day at Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center where it is listed to have 2 hours and 10 minutes per resident per day; whereas the Illinois average is just 37 minutes and the national average is 51 minutes. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day is 17 minutes. This is considerably higher than both the Illinois and national averages in this category which were both 6 minutes.
41.2% of Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center‘s short-stay residents made improvements in function. This average percentage was lower than both the Illinois and national averages. 24.1% of Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. 59.7% of Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center’s short-stay residents were successfully discharged to the community. This percentage was higher than both the Illinois and national averages. Only 26.1% of the Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center’s short-stay residents were given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine. This was much lower than the Illinois and national averages.
15.1% of Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center’s long-stay residents had an increased need for help with daily activities. This compared similarly to the Illinois and national averages in this category. Just 50% of Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center’s long-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine. This was substantially lower than the Illinois and national averages. The same can be said for Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center’s long-stay residents who were given the appropriate seasonal flu vaccine which was just 63.4% of its residents. The Illinois average was 92.8% and the national average was 94.5%.
Brentwood Sub-Acute Healthcare Center 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.