Chalet Living & Rehab

Chalet Living & Rehab has 219 certified beds that participates both in Medicare and Medicaid. The ownership of this facility is a for-profit corporation. Chalet Living & Rehab is not in a continuing care retirement community. The facility is located on Chicago’s north side in the Rogers Park neighborhood. Its overall rating found on the Medicare Nursing Home Compare website shows that it is much below average.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes approximately every 18 months. These inspections are for standard health inspections or for an investigation following up on a complaint made on behalf of a resident or by a resident.

There were a series of complaint inspections between August 1, 2015 and July 31, 2016 at Chalet Living & Rehab. In terms of the health inspection that was done on December 17, 2015, there was found to be 13 health deficiencies at Chalet Living & Rehab. The average number of health deficiencies in Illinois nursing homes is 7.7, whereas the average number of health deficiencies in the U.S. is 7. There were five quality care deficiencies found, one resident assessment deficiency found, two resident’s rights deficiencies found, one nutrition and dietary deficiency found and four environmental deficiencies found.

During these inspections at Illinois nursing homes fire safety deficiencies are reviewed. There were no such fire safety deficiencies found at Chalet Living & Rehab. The average number of fire deficiencies in Illinois is 6.5. The U.S. average of fire safety deficiencies is 3.3.

One of the more significant complaints filed against Chalet Living & Rehab had to do with potential for minimal harm to a resident. Under Illinois law this nursing home was appropriately criticized for failing to develop policies that prevent mistreatment, neglect or abuse of a resident or theft of a resident’s property.

The overall staffing rating at Chalet Living & Rehab is considered below average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day was 1 hour and 7 minutes. The Illinois average is 1 hour and 33 minutes. The U.S. average is 1 hour and 42 minutes for the total number of licensed staff hours per resident per day. The listing at Chalet Living & Rehab for registered nurse hours per resident per day was shown to be 38 minutes, whereas the Illinois average is 56 minutes and the national average is 51 minutes. At Chalet Living & Rehab the certified nurse assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day was listed at 1 hour and 15 minutes. This is well below the Illinois and national averages in this category. Chalet Living & Rehab matched the physical therapy staff hours per resident per day with 6 minutes with the Illinois and national averages in this category. The rating for registered nurse staffing at Chalet Living & Rehab was considered average.

65.8% of the Chalet Living & Rehab short-stay residents made improvements in function. This percentage of its short-stay residents was higher at Chalet Living & Rehab than the Illinois average of 60.1% and the national average of 63.3%. 27.5% of Chalet Living & Rehab’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. This percentage was higher than both the Illinois and national averages in this category. 15.3% of Chalet Living & Rehab’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit. This percentage was higher than the Illinois average of short-stay residents who had an outpatient emergency department visit at 12.1% and the national average which was even lower at 11.5%. 44.1% of Chalet Living & Rehab’s short-stay residents were successfully discharged to the community. This percentage again was lower than both the Illinois and national averages in this category.

27% of Chalet Living & Rehab’s long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened. This was higher than the Illinois average of 17.9% and the national average of 18.2%. 27.3% of Chalet Living & Rehab’s long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities had increased was higher than the Illinois average for long-stay residents whose need with daily activities had increased at 15.7%. 86.2% of Chalet Living & Rehab’s long-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine. This percentage was lower than the Illinois average of 91.9% and the national average of 93.4%.

These quality measures are important because they show for example the percentage of long-stay residents who experienced one or more falls with major injury. Falls can cause moderate to severe injuries at nursing homes like Chalet Living & Rehab. Falls can cause bone fractures, joint dislocations, head injuries and altered consciousness. Importantly, nursing homes like Chalet Living & Rehab are able to prevent falls and fall-related injuries by providing its residents with the appropriate care plan, the appropriate instruments and the focused training of its nursing home personnel and staff.

On August 15, 2013, Chalet Living & Rehab was assessed a federal fine of $54,113. It is also possible that the State of Illinois may have assessed or imposed penalties under Illinois state law.

1 Vital Statistics
Number of Beds: 219 certified bedsi rating icon

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

Accepts: Medicare and Medicaidi rating icon

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

2 Key Ratings
Star Rating Summary
Overall Rating i rating icon

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

one starMuch Below Average
Health Inspection i rating icon

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

one starMuch Below Average
Staffing i rating icon

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.

two starsBelow Average
RN Staffing i rating icon

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.

three starsAverage
Quality Measures i rating icon

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.

two starsBelow Average
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
DescriptionChalet Living & RehabIllinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
11.7%10.5%
Percent of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
0.5%1.2%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
32.4%73.0%
Percentage of short-stay residents who needed and got a vaccine to prevent pneumonia.
Higher percentages are better.
33.4%74.9%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time.
Lower percentages are better.
3.3%2.2%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
DescriptionChalet Living & RehabIllinois
Average
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury.
Lower percentages are better.
2.0%3.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.
Lower percentages are better.
2.7%3.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
2.1%4.1%
Percentage of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers.
Lower percentages are better.
4.8%5.9%
Percentage of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
37.7%45.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
3.4%2.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained..
Lower percentages are better.
0.7%0.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
27.0%17.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.
Lower percentages are better.
27.3%14.0%
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.
Lower percentages are better.
5.0%7.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have symptoms of depression.
Lower percentages are better.
62.0%18.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication..
Lower percentages are better.
16.3%21.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who needed and got a flu shot for the current flu season.
Higher percentages are better.
82.7%92.7%
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
86.2%90.3%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
27.7%19.2%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 12/17/2015
Total number of health deficiencies: 13
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 5.6

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