Frankfort Terrace Nursing Center
Frankfort Terrace Nursing Center, 40 Smith, Frankfort, Illinois 60423
Frankfort Terrace Nursing Center has an overall rating of above average. The facility is located in Frankfort, Illinois, which is a southwestern suburb to the City of Chicago approximately 35.7 miles from the center of the City of Chicago. It has 120 certified beds that participates in Medicaid only. Frankfort Terrace Nursing Center is not in a Continuing Care Retirement Community. The facility has a resident council only. Resident and family councils are important to facilitate communications with the nursing home staff.
The law requires nursing homes to allow councils to be set up by residents and families. In the case of the nursing home not having a resident and/or family council, a resident or a family member should ask the nursing home administrator why that is the case. It also may be important to suggest to residents and family members to speak with the council president to get an idea of how the nursing home has acted with other residents who have raised concerns about how the nursing home is operating. The ownership of Frankfort Terrace Nursing Center is a for-profit corporation.
The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. The overall health inspection rating for Frankfort Terrace Nursing Center is average. The most recent standard health inspection was filed on July 27, 2017. That inspection resulted in 7 health citations. The average number of health citations in Illinois is 9.2. The average number of health citations in the U.S. is 7.2. In addition to the standard health inspection that is regularly scheduled, a resident can file a complaint with the Illinois Department of Health and Human Services which will result in a complaint inspection. Between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017, there was one such complaint inspection filed on February 6, 2017. The number of complaints in the past three years that have resulted in a citation at Frankfort Terrace Nursing Center was 11. The number of times in the past three years a facility-reported issue resulted in a citation was 7.
The staffing rating for Frankfort Terrace Nursing Center is average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Frankfort Terrace Nursing Center is 41 minutes. The Illinois average is 1 hour and 33 minutes, with the national average being 1 hour and 41 minutes. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at Frankfort Terrace Nursing Center is 20 minutes. The Illinois average is 56 minutes. The national average is 50 minutes. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Frankfort Terrace Nursing Center is less than one minute. Both the Illinois and national averages in this category are 6 minutes. Physical therapists are licensed healthcare professionals providing treatment to help residents regain and maintain physical functions. In this category, the time shows the average time physical therapists providing care to residents throughout the nursing home. Not all residents of nursing homes require physical therapy.
Registered nurses are licensed healthcare professionals. Some nursing home residents are in need of greater assistance than others because of their illness or injury. Nursing homes that have more registered nurse staff may be better able to meet the needs of those residents who require elevated nursing care.
The quality of resident care rating for Frankfort Terrace Nursing Center is much above average. 100% of the short-stay residents at the facility received a needed flu shot for the current flu season. The Illinois average is 73.2%, with the national average being 81%.
5.9% of Frankfort Terrace Nursing Center’s long-stay low risk lose control of their bowels or bladder. The Illinois average is 44.5%, with the national average being 47.7%. 100% of Frankfort Terrace Nursing Center’s long-stay residents received a needed vaccine to prevent pneumonia. The Illinois average is 91.3%, with the national average being 94.1%. 66.7% of Frankfort Terrace Nursing Center’s long-stay residents received antipsychotic medication. The Illinois average is 19.3%, with the national average being 15.7%.
Frankfort Terrace Nursing 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.