Claridge Healthcare Center

Claridge Healthcare Center, 700 Jenkisson, Lake Bluff, Illinois 60044

The overall rating for Claridge Healthcare Center is below average receiving just two stars out of a possible five. The nursing home facility is located in Lake Bluff, Illinois, which is approximately 37.3 miles from the center of the City of Chicago. Claridge Healthcare Center has 231 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. It is not in a Continuing Care Retirement Community. The nursing home has a resident council only.

Continuing Care Retirement Communities offer multiple housing options and levels of care. A nursing home resident may arrive as an independent resident but because of illness or injury, may require assisted living or other special needs that are allowable in this type of nursing home facility. Claridge Healthcare Center has a resident council only. Its overall rating is much above average. The ownership of Claridge Healthcare Center is a non-profit corporation under the legal business name Clare Oaks.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. The last health inspection report was filed on August 16, 2017. The total number of health citations that were identified were 6. The average number of health citations in Illinois is 6.2. The average number of health citations in the U.S. is 5.8. The total number of complaints in the past three years that resulted in a citation were 6.

The staffing rating at Claridge Healthcare Center is much below average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Claridge Healthcare Center is 42 minutes compared to 1 hour and 33 minutes for the Illinois average and 1 hour and 41 minutes for the national average. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at Claridge Healthcare Center is 32 minutes. The Illinois average is 56 minutes with the national average being 50 minutes in this category. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Claridge Healthcare Center is 2 minutes. Both the Illinois and national averages are three times greater at 6 minutes each.

55.7% of Claridge Healthcare Center’s short-stay residents showed improvement in their ability to move on their own compared to 64.3% for the Illinois average and 67.5% for the national average. 34.7% of Claridge Healthcare Center’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. This percentage was significantly higher than both the Illinois and national averages which stand at 22.5% and 21.1%, respectively. 22.7% of Claridge Healthcare Center’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit. The Illinois average is 12.1%, with the national average standing at 11.9%. 2% of Claridge Healthcare Center’s short-stay residents developed pressure ulcers that were new or worsened. The Illinois average stands at 1.1%, with the national average being .9% in this category.

6.4% of Claridge Healthcare Center’s long-stay high-risk residents developed or had pressure ulcers, compared to 5.8% for the Illinois average and 5.6% being the national average. 7% of Claridge Healthcare Center’s long-stay residents experienced one or more falls with major injury. This percentage was much higher than both the Illinois and national averages which are both 3.4% in this category. 6.3% of Claridge Healthcare Center’s long-stay high-risk residents had a worsened ability to move independently. The Illinois average is 17.1%, with the national average being 18.2%. 98.9% of Claridge Healthcare Center’s long-stay low-risk residents received a needed flu shot for the current flu season. This percentage was both higher than the Illinois and national averages which stand at 92.8% and 94.9%, respectively.

Claridge Healthcare Center did not receive any nursing home fines in the last 3 years. It was noted that there was neither a federal fine nor an Illinois state fine during that 3-year period.

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

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

Three StarsBelow Average
Health Inspection information

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

Three StarsAverage
Staffing information

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.

One StarMuch Below Average
RN Staffing information

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.

Two StarsBelow Average
Quality Measures information

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.

Three StarsAverage
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
Description Claridge Healthcare Center Illinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
17.4%11.0%
Percent of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
2.0%1.1%
Percentage of short-stay residents who needed and got a flu shot for the current flu season.
Higher percentages are better.
84.1%73.2%
Percentage of short-stay residents who needed and got a vaccine to prevent pneumonia.
Higher percentages are better.
77.7%76.0%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time.
Lower percentages are better.
1.4%2.2%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
Description Claridge Healthcare Center Illinois
Average
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury.
Lower percentages are better.
7.0%3.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.
Lower percentages are better.
0.9%3.7%
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
11.4%4.1%
Percentage of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers.
Lower percentages are better.
6.4%5.8%
Percentage of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
41.5%44.5%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
0.8%2.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained..
Lower percentages are better.
0.0%0.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
6.3%17.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.
Lower percentages are better.
2.6%14.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.
Lower percentages are better.
8.7%7.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have symptoms of depression.
Lower percentages are better.
74.9%18.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication..
Lower percentages are better.
13.9%21.6%
Percentage of long-stay residents who needed and got a flu shot for the current flu season.
Higher percentages are better.
98.9%92.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who needed and got a vaccine to prevent pneumonia.
Higher percentages are better.
98.8%90.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
9.8%19.3%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 08/16/2017
Total number of health citations: 6
Average number of health citations in Illinois: 6.2

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