Elm Brook Healthcare & Rehab

Elm Brook Healthcare & Rehab, 127 W. Diversey, Elmhurst, Illinois 60126

Elm Brook Healthcare & Rehab has 130 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. The ownership of Elm Brook Healthcare & Rehab is a for-profit corporation. It is not in a Continuing Care Retirement Community. Elm Brook Healthcare & Rehab has a resident council only. Its overall rating is average. Elm Brook Healthcare & Rehab is located in Elmhurst, Illinois which is a western suburb to Chicago’s city limits.

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. The heath inspection rating for Elm Brook Healthcare & Rehab is average. The last standard health inspection full report was issued on June 17, 2016. IT was reported that there were fourteen health deficiencies. Those deficiencies included eight in quality care, two in resident rights, three in environmental and one in administration. In addition, there was a complaint inspection issued on February 9, 2016. A full report was also filed. The dates of complaint inspections are between November 1, 2015 and October 31, 2016. Based on record review and interview at the complaint inspection, the facility failed to notify the designed legal representative for a confused resident regarding the non-coverage of skilled rehabilitation services. This applied to one of five residents who were reviewed for resident rights from a total sample of thirteen. In addition, there was an assessment about a failure to respond appropriately for scheduled as needed pain medication and to monitor and determine effectiveness of pain medicine to a resident. 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 overall staffing rating at Elm Brook Healthcare & Rehab is below average. The registered nurse staffing rating is above average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Elm Brook Healthcare & Rehab is 1 hour and 26 minutes. The Illinois average is 1 hour and 34 minutes. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at Elm Brook Healthcare & Rehab is 50 minutes. The Illinois average is 57 minutes and the national average is 50 minutes. The CNA hours per resident per day at Elm Brook Healthcare & Rehab is 1 hour and 52 minutes. The Illinois average 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 Elm Brook Healthcare & Rehab is eight minutes. The Illinois and national averages are both 6 minutes.

The quality measures rating of Elm Brook Healthcare & Rehab is average. 50.6% of Elm Brook Healthcare & Rehab’s short-stay residents made improvements in function. The Illinois average in this category is 60.2% with the U.S. average being 63.3%. 21.1% of Elm Brook Healthcare & Rehab’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%. 11.5% of Elm Brook Healthcare & Rehab’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit. The Illinois and averages were just slightly higher at 12.3% and 12.1%, respectively. 46% of Elm Brook Healthcare & Rehab’s short-stay residents were successfully discharged to the community. This percentage was lower than the Illinois average of 53.5% and the national average of 56.9%. Just 48.8% of Elm Brook Healthcare & Rehab’s short-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate seasonal influenza vaccine.

2.7% of Elm Brook Healthcare & Rehab’s long-stay residents experienced one or more falls with major injury. The Illinois average in this category is 3.4%. The national average 3.3%. 99.7% of Elm Brook Healthcare & Rehab’s long-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine. It also rated very high with its percentage of long-stay residents who were assessed and given the appropriate seasonal influenza vaccine which is 97.8% of its residents. This was higher than the linois average of 92.8% of long-stay residents who were assessed and given the appropriate seasonal influenza vaccine.

Elm Brook Healthcare & Rehab 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: 180 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.

Three StarsAverage
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.

Three StarsAverage
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.

Four StarsAbove Average
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.

Three StarsAverage
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
DescriptionAlden Estates of EvanstonIllinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
4.4%10.7%
Percent of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
2.3%1.1%
Percentage of short-stay residents who needed and got a flu shot for the current flu season.
Higher percentages are better.
89.7%73.1%
Percentage of short-stay residents who needed and got a vaccine to prevent pneumonia.
Higher percentages are better.
94.5%75.4%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time.
Lower percentages are better.
7.7%2.3%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
DescriptionAlden Estates of EvanstonIllinois
Average
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury.
Lower percentages are better.
2.7%3.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.
Lower percentages are better.
2.1%3.5%
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
2.1%4.0%
Percentage of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers.
Lower percentages are better.
5.8%5.8%
Percentage of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
60.7%45.0%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
4.9%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.
18.1%17.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.
Lower percentages are better.
9.6%14.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.
Lower percentages are better.
7.4%7.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have symptoms of depression.
Lower percentages are better.
73.9%18.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication..
Lower percentages are better.
15.2%21.5%
Percentage of long-stay residents who needed and got a flu shot for the current flu season.
Higher percentages are better.
97.8%92.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
99.7%90.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
24.9%19.3%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 06/17/2016
Total number of health deficiencies: 14
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 9.2

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