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Bridgeway Senior Living

Bridgeway Senior Living, 111 East Washington, Bensenville, Illinois 60106

Bridgeway Senior Living has 222 certified beds and participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. The ownership of Bridgeway Senior Living is a for-profit by an individual. The facility is in a Continuing Care Retirement Community. Bridgeway Senior Living has a resident council only. Its overall rating is much below average. Bensenville, Illinois, where Bridgeway Senior Living is located, is a suburb to the northwest of Chicago’s city limits.

Resident and family councils are important to encourage communications with the nursing home staff. The law requires nursing homes to allow councils to be set up by residents and their families. These councils are important for communication between residents, families and loved ones. A resident and family council are able to facilitate answers to questions through the nursing home’s administrators.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. It also will investigate complaints issued and filed by residents or family members. For Bridgeway Senior Living between November 1, 2015 and October 31, 2016 there were a total of eight complaint inspections conducted which ranged in dates of December 30, 2015 through September 21, 2016. There was also a regularly scheduled health inspection that found twenty-five health deficiencies. The average number of health deficiencies in Illinois is 7.8. The average number of health deficiencies in the U.S. is 7.2. In the case of Bridgeway Senior Living, the health deficiencies identified included one for mistreatment, seven for quality care, two for resident assessment, three for resident rights, two in nutrition and dietary, three for pharmacy services and seven for environmental.

The staffing rating at Bridgeway Senior Living is much below average. The registered nurse staffing rating is below average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Bridgeway Senior Living is 1 hour and 7 minutes compared to 1 hour and 34 minutes for Illinois and 1 hour and 41 minutes for the national average. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at Bridgeway Senior Living is just 31 minutes. The Illinois average for registered nurse hours for resident per day is 57 minutes. The CNA hours per resident per day at Bridgeway Senior Living is 1 hour and 38 minutes compared to 2 hours and 16 minutes for the Illinois average and 2 hours and 28 minutes for the national average. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Bridgeway Senior Living is five minutes. The Illinois and national averages are both 6 minutes.

The quality measures rating for Bridgeway Senior Living is average. 65% of Bridgeway Senior Living’s short-stay residents made improvements in function. This percentage was higher than the Illinois average of 60.2% and the national average of 63.2%. 28.1% of Bridgeway Senior Living’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. The Illinois average is 24.3%. The U.S. average is 22.6%. 7.1% of Bridgeway Senior Living’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit. The Illinois average in this category is 12.3% and the national average is 12.1%. 53.5% of Bridgeway Senior Living’s short-stay residents were successfully discharged to the community. This percentage stacks up sufficiently to the Illinois average of 53.5% and the national average of 56.9%. 77.7% of Bridgeway Senior Living’s short-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate seasonal influenza vaccine. The Illinois average is 74.6%.

7.9% of Bridgeway Senior Living’s long-stay residents self-reported moderate to severe pain. This percentage was higher than the Illinois average of 6.3% and a bit higher than the national average of 7.8%. 25.5% of Bridgeway Senior Living’s long-stay residents had a worsened ability to move independently. The Illinois average was lower at 17.5% as was the national average at 18.2%. 18.5% of Bridgeway Senior Living’s long-stay residents had an increased need for help with daily activities. This percentage was higher than the Illinois average of 15.4% and the national average of 15.3%. 75.5% of Bridgeway Senior Living’s long-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine. This percentage was lower than the Illinois average of 91.8% and the national average of 93.4% in this category.

Bridgeway Senior Living 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: 226 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

One Star Much Below 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

One Star Much Below 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

Three Stars Average
RN Staffing Four Stars Above 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

One Star Much Below Average
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
Description Bridgeway Senior Living Illinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
10.6% 10.2%
Percentage of SNF residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
Lower percentages are better.
1.0% Not Available
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
73.8% 72.8%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
49.5% 74.7%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time
Lower percentages are better.
3.0% 2.1%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
Description Bridgeway Senior Living Illinois
Average
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Lower percentages are better.
5.5% 3.3%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Lower percentages are better.
1.9% 3.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
3.6% 4.9%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
Lower percentages are better.
11.1% 7.6%
Percent of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
Lower percentages are better.
45.6% 46.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Lower percentages are better.
2.4% 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.
21.1% 16.5%
Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Lower percentages are better.
18.0% 13.8%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Lower percentages are better.
11.3% 6.3%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
Lower percentages are better.
11.4% 19.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
10.2% 20.2%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
89.5% 92.9%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
90.3% 89.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
15.2% 18.8%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 12/14/2018
Total number of health deficiencies: 12
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 10.6

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