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Chicago Ridge Nursing Center

Chicago Ridge Nursing Center, 10602 Southwest Highway, Chicago Ridge, Illinois 60415

Chicago Ridge Nursing Center is located in Chicago Ridge, Illinois which is a southwest suburb of Chicago. Its approximately 18.3 miles from the Chicago’s city center. The overall rating at Chicago Ridge Nursing Center is average. The facility is 231 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. The ownership of Chicago Ridge Nursing Center is a for-profit corporation. The facility is not in a Continuing Care Retirement Community. Chicago Ridge Nursing Center has a resident council only.

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. Between November 1, 2015 and October 31, 2016 there were four separate reports filed as to complaint inspections at Chicago Ridge Nursing Center. There was a full report on a health inspection on August 26, 2016. The health inspection found eight 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. The health deficiencies at Chicago Ridge Nursing Center were identified as one in mistreatment, two in quality care, one in pharmacy services and three environmental deficiencies. There were no fire safety deficiencies for this nursing home.

The health inspection by the Illinois Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services filed its August 26, 2016 report on Chicago Ridge Nursing Center finding that it needed to give proper treatment to residents with feeding tubes to prevent problems (such as aspiration pneumonia, diarrhea, vomiting, dehydration, metabolic abnormalities, nasal-pharyngeal ulcers) and help restore eating skills. Based on observation, interview and record review, Chicago Ridge Nursing Center failed to follow the plan of care by checking the gastric residual and failed to follow the feeding policy by providing an upright position before staring the feeding for one resident in the supplemental sample review for gastronomy feeding. The health inspection rating is below average.

The overall staffing rating at Chicago Ridge Nursing Center is below average. The registered nurse staffing rating is above average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Chicago Ridge Nursing Center is 54 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 Chicago Ridge Nursing Center is 46 minutes. The Illinois average is 57 minutes. The CNA hours per resident per day at Chicago Ridge Nursing Center is 53 minutes. This is well below the Illinois average of 2 hours and 16 minutes and the national average of 2 hours and 28 minutes. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Chicago Ridge Nursing Center is just two minutes. This is well below both the Illinois and national averages which are both 6 minutes.

The quality measures rating of Chicago Ridge Nursing Center is much above average. 42.2% of Chicago Ridge Nursing 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%. 34.2% of Chicago Ridge Nursing Center’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%. 13.1% of Chicago Ridge Nursing Center’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit compared to 12.3% which is the Illinois average and the national average of 12.1%. 66.1% of Chicago Ridge Nursing Center’s short-stay residents were successfully discharged to the community. This compared favorably to the Illinois average of 53.5% and the national average of 56.9%. Just 48.8% of Chicago Ridge Nursing Center’s short-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate seasonal influenza vaccine. This was well below the Illinois average of 74.6% and the national average of 80%.

1.8% of Chicago Ridge Nursing Center’s long-stay residents experienced one or more falls with major injury. The Illinois average is 3.4%. The national average 3.3%. 8.6% of Chicago Ridge Nursing Center’s long-stay residents had an increased need for help with daily activities. This lower percentage of its residents surpassed the Illinois and national averages in this category which were 15.4% and 15.3%, respectively. 90.8% of Chicago Ridge Nursing Center’s long-stay residents have depressive symptoms. This is significant in that the Illinois average in this category is just 18.2% on average of nursing home residents with these symptoms and the national average is even lower at 5.4%. 95.9% were assessed and given the appropriate seasonal influenza vaccine. The Illinois average is 92.8%. The U.S. average is 94.5%. 44.1% of Chicago Ridge Nursing Center’s long-stay residents received antipsychotic medication while a resident. The Illinois average is 19.9% of residents whereas the U.S. average is 16.9% in this category.

Chicago Ridge Nursing 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: 231 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

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

One Star Much Below Average
RN Staffing One Star Much Below 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 Chicago Ridge Nursing Center Illinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
3.8% 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.
16.7% 72.8%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
7.0% 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 Chicago Ridge Nursing Center Illinois
Average
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Lower percentages are better.
0.9% 3.3%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Lower percentages are better.
0.8% 3.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
5.0% 4.9%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
Lower percentages are better.
4.7% 7.6%
Percent of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
Lower percentages are better.
10.2% 46.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Lower percentages are better.
2.2% 2.4%
Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained
Lower percentages are better.
0.6% 0.3%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened
Lower percentages are better.
7.0% 16.5%
Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Lower percentages are better.
5.7% 13.8%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Lower percentages are better.
2.7% 6.3%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
Lower percentages are better.
96.3% 19.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
20.0% 20.2%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
74.0% 92.9%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
30.2% 89.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
38.1% 18.8%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 10/05/2018
Total number of health deficiencies: 12
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 10.6

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