Bridgeview Health Care Center

Bridgeview Health Care Center is located in Bridgeview, Illinois which is a Chicago suburb west of the city limits. Bridgeview Health Care Center has 146 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. The ownership of Bridgeview Health Care Center is a for-profit corporation. It is not in a continuing care retirement community. Bridgeview Health Care Center has a resident and family council.

Resident and family councils can facilitate communications with the nursing home staff. The law requires nursing homes to allow councils to be set up by residents and their families. If a nursing home does not have a resident and family council, the resident or family member should ask the nursing home administrator why that is the case. It is also important to talk with a council president to learn about how the nursing home has acted on different issues.

The overall rating for Bridgeview Health Care Center is below average.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. There was a health inspection that resulted in a full report on May 19, 2016. At that health inspection, it was found that there 10 health deficiencies at Bridgeview Health Care Center. The average number of health deficiencies in Illinois is 7.8. The average number of health deficiencies in the U.S. is 7.1. For Bridgeview Health Care Center, the health inspection found deficiencies mistreatment, resident assessment, resident rights, nutrition and dietary, and pharmacy services. In addition to health inspections, there is a routine and regular fire safety inspection. At one such fire inspection there were no deficiencies found at Bridgeview Health Care Center.

The staffing rating at Bridgeview Health Care Center was much below average. The same would be said for its rating on registered nurse staffing. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Bridgeview Health Care Center was 56 minutes. This compared poorly to the Illinois average of 1 hour and 33 minutes and the national average of 1 hour and 42 minutes. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at Bridgeview Health Care Center was 20 minutes. This was substantially lower than the Illinois and national averages which were 56 minutes and 51 minutes, respectively. The certified nursing aide hours per resident per day at Bridgeview Health Care Center was 1 hour and 44 minutes compared to 2 hours and 16 minutes, which is the Illinois average and 2 hours and 28 minutes, being the national average. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Bridgeview Health Care Center was just 2 minutes. Again this was substantially lower on average compared to Illinois and national averages.

45% of Bridgeview Health Care Center’s short-stay residents made improvements in function. This percentage was lower than the Illinois average of 60.1% and the national average of 63.3%. 24% of Bridgeview Health Care Center’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. 10.1% of Bridgeview Health Care Center’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit. This percentage was lower than both the Illinois and national averages in this category. 41.4% of Bridgeview Health Care Center’s short-residents were successfully discharged to the community. The Illinois average is 51.5% and the national average is 55%.

2.5% of Bridgeview Health Care Center’s long-stay residents experienced one or more falls with major injury. This percentage of Bridgeview Health Care Center’s long-stay residents was lower than both the Illinois and national averages which were both 3.3%. 20.8% of Bridgeview Health Care Center’s long-stay high-risk residents were shown to have worsened ability to move independently. 12.7% of Bridgeview Health Care Center’s long-stay residents needed help with daily activities which had increased. This percentage was lower than both the Illinois and national averages in this category. In the area of providing the vaccines, Bridgeview Health Care Center did very poorly.

For long-stay residents who were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine, only 17.5% of Bridgeview Health Care Center’s residents received it. This compares to 91.9% for Illinois nursing home residents and 93.4%, being the national average in this category. The same would be said about the appropriate delivery of the influenza vaccine at Bridgeview Health Care Center. Only 47.6% of its long-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate seasonal influenza vaccine. Again, this compared poorly to the Illinois and national averages which were 92.8% and 94.5% in this category.

Bridgeview Health Care 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.

1 Vital Statistics
Number of Beds: 146 certified bedsMore Information

Beds in the nursing home that have been approved by the federal government to participate in Medicare or Medicaid.

Accepts:Medicare or MedicaidMore Information

Shows if the nursing home participates in the Medicare, Medicaid, or both.

2 Key Ratings
Star Rating Summary
Overall Rating More Information

A rating of 1 to 5 stars based on the health inspection, staffing, and quality measures ratings combined into one. More stars are better.

Two StarsBelow Average
Health Inspection More Information

A rating of 1 to 5 stars based on the nursing home’s health inspection results. More stars are better.

Two StarsBelow Average
Staffing More Information

A rating of 1 to 5 stars based on the nursing home’s staffing hours for Registered Nurses (RNs), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs), and Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs). More stars are better.

One StarMuch Below Average
RN Staffing More Information

A rating of 1 to 5 stars based on the amount of time Registered Nurses (RNs) spend with residents as reported by the nursing home. More stars are better.

One StarsMuch Below Average
Quality Measures More Information

A rating of 1 to 5 stars based on resident assessment data that show how well the nursing home cares for residents’ needs. More stars are better.

Five StarsMuch Above Average
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
DescriptionBridgeview Health Care CenterIllinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
3.8%11.5%
Percent of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
0.0%1.1%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
24.3%73.3%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
6.7%76.3%
Percent of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
3.4%2.3%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
DescriptionBridgeview Health Care CenterIllinois
Average
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury.
Lower percentages are better.
3.4%3.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.
Lower percentages are better.
1.1%3.9%
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
1.0%4.4%
Percentage of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers.
Lower percentages are better.
1.5%5.8%
Percentage of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
73.6%44.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
0.7%2.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained..
Lower percentages are better.
0.0%0.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
18.8%17.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.
Lower percentages are better.
12.3%14.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.
Lower percentages are better.
5.0%7.9%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms.
Lower percentages are better.
0.0%18.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication..
Lower percentages are better.
11.9%21.9%
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
39.2%92.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
19.6%91.6%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
17.7%19.3%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 05/19/2016
Total number of health deficiencies: 10
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 8.9

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