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Cambridge Nursing & Rehab Center

Cambridge Nursing & Rehab Center, 9615 N. Knox Avenue, Skokie, Illinois 60076

Cambridge Nursing & Rehab Center is located in Skokie, Illinois which is a northern suburb to the city of Chicago. The facility has 113 certified beds and participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. The ownership of Cambridge Nursing & Rehab Center is a for-profit partnership. It is not in a continuing care retirement community. Cambridge Nursing & Rehab Center has a resident and family council. Its overall rating is above average.

Resident and family councils are important to encourage communications with the nursing home staff. The law requires nursing homes to allow councils to be organized by residents and their families. In a case of a nursing home not having a resident and family council, it would be appropriate for the resident and/or family members to inquire with the nursing home administrator why that is the case. In addition, it may be important to ask to speak with a council president to understand how the nursing home has acted on issues that have arisen in the past.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. The last full report was filed for a health inspection for Cambridge Nursing & Rehab Center on December 17, 2016. There was a total of five health deficiencies. The average number of health deficiencies in Illinois is 7.7. The average number of health deficiencies in the U.S. is 7.1. The health deficiencies at Cambridge Nursing & Rehab Center for its last filed full report included one for quality care, one deficiency for resident assessment, one for resident rights, one for nutrition and dietary and one deficiency for environmental.

The overall rating for staffing is average. The registered nurse staffing rating much above average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Cambridge Nursing & Rehab Center is 1 hour and 24 minutes. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at Cambridge Nursing & Rehab Center is 1 hour and 11 minutes compared to 57 minutes for Illinois’ average and 50 minutes for the national average. The CNA hours per resident per day at Cambridge Nursing & Rehab Center is 2 hours and 11 minutes. The Illinois average for CNA hours per resident per day is 2 hours and 16 minutes and the national average is 2 hours and 28 minutes. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Cambridge Nursing & Rehab Center is 6 minutes. This is the same number of physical therapy staff hours per resident per day for the Illinois average as well as U.S. average in this category.

49.4% of Cambridge Nursing & Rehab Center’s short-stay residents made improvements in function. This percentage was lower than the Illinois average of 60.2% and the national average of 63.3%. 37.7% of Cambridge Nursing & Rehab Center’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. The Illinois average in this category is 24.3% while the national average is 22.6%. 15.4% of Cambridge Nursing & Rehab Center’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit. This percentage was higher than both the Illinois and national averages in this category. 77.3% of Cambridge Nursing & Rehab Center’s short-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine. This percentage was slightly higher than the Illinois average but below average for the U.S.

2.9% of Cambridge Nursing & Rehab Center’s long-stay residents experienced one or more falls with major injury. The Illinois average is 3.4% and the national average is 3.3% of long-stay residents who experienced one or more falls with major injury. 9.9% of Cambridge Nursing & Rehab Center’s long-stay high-risk residents developed pressure ulcers while the Illinois average in this category is 6.2%. 10.7% of Cambridge Nursing & Rehab Center’s long-stay residents had a worsened ability to move independently. This percentage was considerably lower than both the Illinois and U.S. averages which were 17.5% and 18.2%, respectively. 96.6% of Cambridge Nursing & Rehab Center’s long-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate seasonal influenza vaccine. The Illinois average in this category was 98.2%.

Cambridge Nursing & Rehab 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: 113 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

Two Stars 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

Two Stars 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

Four Stars Above Average
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
Description Cambridge Nursing & Rehab Center Illinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
0.0% 10.2%
Percentage of SNF residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
Lower percentages are better.
Not Available% Not Available
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
66.7% 72.8%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
87.9% 74.7%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time
Lower percentages are better.
Not Available% 2.1%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
Description Cambridge Nursing & Rehab Center Illinois
Average
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Lower percentages are better.
3.5% 3.3%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Lower percentages are better.
2.0% 3.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
2.5% 4.9%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
Lower percentages are better.
6.5% 7.6%
Percent of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
Lower percentages are better.
38.3% 46.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Lower percentages are better.
0.0% 2.4%
Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained
Lower percentages are better.
0.3% 0.3%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened
Lower percentages are better.
10.1% 16.5%
Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Lower percentages are better.
5.3% 13.8%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Lower percentages are better.
3.0% 6.3%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
Lower percentages are better.
67.6% 19.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
8.7% 20.2%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
100.0% 92.9%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
100.0% 89.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
33.3% 18.8%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 12/20/2018
Total number of health deficiencies: 8
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 10.6

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