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Elmwood Terrace Healthcare Center

Elmwood Terrace Healthcare Center, 1017 West Galena Blvd., Aurora, Illinois 60506

Elmwood Terrace Healthcare Center is located in Aurora, Illinois which is located approximately 46.9 miles west of the center of the City of Chicago. It has 68 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. Its overall rating is much below average. It is not within a Continuing Care Retirement Community. A Continuing Care Retirement Community offers multiple housing options for different levels of nursing needs and care. A nursing home is typically the most service-intensive housing option. Residents may move from one level to another based on their medical needs. Elmwood Terrace Healthcare Center has a resident council only. It is a for-profit corporation under the legal business name Elmwood Terrace Healthcare, Inc.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. The most recent health inspection resulted in 27 health citations. The full report was filed on April 25, 2018. The average number of health citations in Illinois is 10.4. The average number of health citations in the U.S. is 7.8.

In addition to the regular health inspections, a complaint inspection will result when an individual resident, family member or loved one reports to the Illinois Department of Health and Human Services that some violation or noncompliance has taken place. The complaint inspections between April 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019 resulted in 5 separate full reports. Over the past 3 years, there were 10 complaints that resulted in citations. The health inspection rating for Elmwood Terrace Healthcare Center is below average.

The staffing rating at Elmwood Terrace Healthcare Center is much below average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Elmwood Terrace Healthcare Center is 53 minutes whereas the Illinois average is 1 hour and 24 minutes, with the national average being 1 hour and 33 minutes. The registered nurse hours per resident per day is 28 minutes at Elmwood Terrace Healthcare Center compared to just 46 minutes for the Illinois average and 41 minutes for the national average. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Elmwood Terrace Healthcare Center is 5 minutes as is the Illinois and national averages.

The quality of resident care rating at Elmwood Terrace Healthcare Center is much below average. 28.2% of Elmwood Terrace Healthcare Center’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. The Illinois average is 24.6% with the national average being 22.6%. 6.8% of Elmwood Terrace Healthcare Center’s short-stay residents had an emergency department outpatient visit compared to the Illinois average of 11% and the national average being 10.7%. 7.8% of Elmwood Terrace Healthcare Center’s short-stay residents developed pressure ulcers that were new or worsened. The national average is 1.6%.

The long-stay quality of resident care at of Elmwood Terrace Healthcare Center’s short-stay residents is much below average. 2.74 per 1,000 long-stay residents were hospitalized compared to 1.89 being the Illinois average and 1.75 being the national average in this category. 2.7% of Elmwood Terrace Healthcare Center’s long-stay residents experienced one or more falls with major injury. The Illinois average is 3.3% with the national average being 3.4%. 11.4% of Elmwood Terrace Healthcare Center’s long-stay high-risk residents developed pressure ulcers. The Illinois average is 7.6%, with the national average being 7.4%. 61.9% of Elmwood Terrace Healthcare Center’s long-stay residents received a needed flu shot for the current flu season. The Illinois average is 92.9%, with the national average being 95.6%. Just 50.5% of the facility’s long-stay residents received a needed vaccine to prevent pneumonia compared to 89.7% for the Illinois average and 93.7% being the national average. 64.9% of Elmwood Terrace Healthcare Center’s long-stay residents had presented with symptoms of depression. The Illinois average is 19.2%. The national average is 4.6%.

Elmwood Terrace 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: 68 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

One Star Much Below Average
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
Description Elmwood Terrace Healthcare Ctr Illinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
12.1% 10.2%
Percentage of SNF residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
Lower percentages are better.
7.8% Not Available
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
12.5% 72.8%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
11.7% 74.7%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time
Lower percentages are better.
5.6% 2.1%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
Description Elmwood Terrace Healthcare Ctr Illinois
Average
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Lower percentages are better.
2.7% 3.3%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Lower percentages are better.
0.9% 3.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
6.6% 4.9%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
Lower percentages are better.
11.4% 7.6%
Percent of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
Lower percentages are better.
35.2% 46.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Lower percentages are better.
6.4% 2.4%
Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained
Lower percentages are better.
1.8% 0.3%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened
Lower percentages are better.
21.0% 16.5%
Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Lower percentages are better.
15.0% 13.8%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Lower percentages are better.
8.0% 6.3%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
Lower percentages are better.
64.9% 19.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
20.3% 20.2%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
61.9% 92.9%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
50.5% 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: 04/25/2018
Total number of health deficiencies: 27
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 10.6

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