Friendship Village-Schaumburg, 350 W. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg, Illinois 60196
Friendship Village-Schaumburg has an overall rating of above average. The facility is located in Schaumburg, Illinois, which is a northwestern suburb to the City of Chicago located approximately 32.1 miles from the center of the City of Chicago. Friendship Village-Schaumburg has 250 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. Friendship Village-Schaumburg is within a Continuing Care Retirement Community. That being the case, this nursing facility allows residents to move from one level of care to another based on their particular medical needs while staying in the same continuing care retirement community. Friendship Village-Schaumburg has a resident and family council. 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 the facility is a non for profit.
The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. The most recent standard health inspection resulted in a full report of December 15, 2016 resulting in 7 health citations. The average number of health citations in Illinois following a standard health inspection is 9.1. The average number of health citations following a health inspection in the U.S. is 7.2. In addition to the regular health inspections, nursing homes such as Friendship Village-Schaumburg are subject to complaint inspections. Between December 1, 2016 and November 30, 2017, there were 3 full reports made. Complaint inspections can arise because of complaints filed by a resident or a loved one with the Illinois Department of Health and Human Services. The number of complaints in the past three years at Friendship Village-Schaumburg that resulted in a citation was 8. There was one facility-reported issue resulting in a citation over the past 3 years.
The staffing rating for Friendship Village-Schaumburg is average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Friendship Village-Schaumburg is 1 hour and 49 minutes. The Illinois average is 1 hour and 33 minutes. The national average is 1 hour and 41 minutes. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at Friendship Village-Schaumburg is 1 hour and 35 minutes compared to 56 minutes for the Illinois average and 50 minutes for the national average. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at this facility is 4 minutes. The Illinois and national averages are both 6 minutes in this category.
Illinois nursing homes that are certified by Medicare and Medicaid regularly report clinical information for each of their residents to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS gives nursing homes a quality of resident care star rating based on performance on 16 different measures. These measures reflect how well a nursing home cares for its residents. These listings are based on two groups which are short-stay residents who spend 100 days or less in a nursing home and long-stay residents who spend over 100 days in a nursing home.
61.2% of Friendship Village-Schaumburg’s short-stay residents improved in their ability to move around on their own. The Illinois average is 63.4%, with the national average being 66.7%. 20% of the facility’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. The Illinois average is 22.5%, with the national average being 21.1%. 74.5% of Friendship Village-Schaumburg’s short-stay residents received the needed flu shot for the current flu season. The Illinois average in this category is 73.3%, with the national average being higher at 80.6%. 7.3% of Friendship Village-Schaumburg’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit. The Illinois average is 12.1%, with the national average being 11.9%.
1.3% of Friendship Village-Schaumburg’s long-stay high-risk residents developed pressure ulcers while a resident at the facility. This compared favorably to the Illinois average of 5.8% and the national average of 5.6%. 12% of Friendship Village-Schaumburg’s long-stay residents had a worsened ability to move independently compared to 17.2% for the Illinois average and 18.3% for the national average. The lower percentage in this category, the better. 4.7% of Friendship Village-Schaumburg’s long-stay residents had an increased need for help with daily activities. The Illinois and national averages were both much higher at 14.4% and 15.1%, respectively. 94.6% of Friendship Village-Schaumburg’s long-stay residents received a needed vaccine to prevent pneumonia. The Illinois average is 91.6%, with the national average being 94%.
Friendship Village-Schaumburg 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.