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Center Home Hispanic Elderly

Center Home Hispanic Elderly, 1401 N. California, Chicago, IL 60622

The Center Home for Hispanic Elderly is located on Chicago’s northwest side. The overall rating for this nursing home is much below average. The facility has 156 certified beds. It participates in Medicare and Medicaid. The operation of the nursing home’s ownership is for profit.

As is the standard procedure, The Center Home for Hispanic Elderly was the subject of an Illinois Department of Health and Human Services inspection in 2015. These inspections are routine in that the agency conducts them at every Illinois nursing home approximately every 18 months. In the October 23, 2015 inspection at Center Home for Hispanic Elderly, in one instance it was found on observation and interview that the facility failed to maintain the common area bathing facilities on two of three floors. On the first floor, west side tub/shower room had brown, black discoloration throughout the floor surrounding the bathing area. The tub was covered in tile and on the left side the grout was covered in black stains. The maintenance director of the nursing home, who was present throughout the environmental tour identified the substance on the floor as grout and acknowledged that it needed to be cleaned. In addition, during this initial environmental tour, the underside of the white shower chair used in this tub/shower area, had four inches by four inches area of brown/yellow stains which was shown to the staff.

To make these improvements, the nursing home and its staff agreed that it needed to do a thorough cleaning of the tub/shower areas.

During the same inspection, it was found by observation and interview that the facility failed to ensure safety signs were used for floor spills in one of three floors reviewed for presence of hazards. This deficient practice has the potential to affect 1 of 24 residents. The facility’s housekeeping guidelines policy states that signs will be used in designated areas to alert persons of wet areas.

During the same inspection, on observation and interview, it was found that the Center Home for Hispanic Elderly failed to follow the recipes for their pureed California Blend Vegetable. This has the potential to affect 25 of the 25 residents on a pureed diet. In addition, this inspection found that kitchen facility was not sanitized to level required. This has the potential to put all 143 residents at risk for food borne illnesses.

In rating the staffing of the nursing home, it was found to be below average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day was 1 hour and 18 minutes whereas the Illinois average was 1 hour and 34 minutes and the national average was 1 hour and 41 minutes. The number of hours per resident per day by a registered nurse at this facility were 34 minutes which is below the Illinois state average of 57 minutes. It is also below the national average of 51 minutes per resident per day.

With respect to physical therapy staff hours per resident per day, the Center Home for Hispanic Elderly rated very poorly in that it recorded just one minute per resident per day whereas the Illinois state average is 6 minutes as is the U.S. average.

According to the available data, Center Home for Hispanic Elderly was fined by the federal government on August 21, 2013 in the amount of $17,485 for violations.

1 Vital Statistics
Number of Beds: 156 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

Three Stars 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

Three Stars 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

Two Stars Below Average
RN Staffing Three Stars 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

Two Stars Below Average
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
Description Center Home Hispanic Elderly Illinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
10.3% 10.2%
Percentage of SNF residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
Lower percentages are better.
0.0% Not Available
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
33.3% 72.8%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
25.4% 74.7%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time
Lower percentages are better.
1.4% 2.1%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
Description Center Home Hispanic Elderly Illinois
Average
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Lower percentages are better.
6.1% 3.3%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Lower percentages are better.
4.9% 3.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
11.5% 4.9%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
Lower percentages are better.
7.6% 7.6%
Percent of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
Lower percentages are better.
44.0% 46.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Lower percentages are better.
1.2% 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.
12.3% 16.5%
Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Lower percentages are better.
9.4% 13.8%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Lower percentages are better.
8.2% 6.3%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
Lower percentages are better.
42.1% 19.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
5.4% 20.2%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
92.5% 92.9%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
80.0% 89.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
13.8% 18.8%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 10/17/2018
Total number of health deficiencies: 6
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 10.6

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