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Generations at Regency

Generations at Regency is rated much below average. The facility has 300 certified beds. Generations at Regency is located in Niles, Illinois which is a suburb to the northwest of Chicago’s city limits. It borders on Chicago’s Edison Park neighborhood. Generations at Regency participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. Its ownership is a for-profit corporation. The facility is not in a continuing care retirement community. Generations at Regency has a resident council only.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. It also responds to complaints that are registered with the department by residents or family members. There were 6 full reports following complaint inspections between September 1, 2015 through August 31, 2016. There is also a full report on a health inspection that was done on February 10, 2016. The total number of health deficiencies found at that health inspection was 29. The average number of health deficiencies in Illinois is 7.8. The average number of health deficiencies in U.S. is 7.1.

The health inspection found deficiencies in mistreatment, quality care, resident rights, nutrition and dietary, pharmacy services, environmental and administration.

In addition, Illinois nursing homes undergo regular fire safety inspections. One such fire safety inspection found that there were 3 fire safety deficiencies at Generations at Regency. The average number of fire safety deficiencies in Illinois is 6.4. The average number of fire safety deficiencies in the U.S. is 3.4.

The overall rating for Generations at Regency for staffing is much below average. The registered nurse staffing rating at Generations at Regency was below average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Generations at Regency was 1 hour and 19 minutes. The Illinois average is 1 hour and 33 minutes and the national average is 1 hour and 42 minutes. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at Generations at Regency was just 34 minutes, compared to 56 minutes which is the Illinois average and 51 minutes, which is the U.S. average. The certified nursing aide (CNA) hours per resident per day at Generations at Regency was 1 hour and 57 minutes compared to 2 hours and 16 minutes being the Illinois average and 2 hours and 28 minutes, which is the national average. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Generations at Regency was 6 minutes, which is exactly the same average as the Illinois and the U.S. in this category.

46.1% of Generations at Regency’s short-stay residents made improvements in function. This percentage was significantly lower than both the Illinois average of 60.1% and the national average of 63.3%. 24.6% of Generations at Regency’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. 9.4% of Generations at Regency’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department. This percentage was lower than the Illinois and national averages. 52.8% of Generations at Regency’s short-residents were successfully discharged to the community. This percentage was higher than the Illinois average of 51.5%. Only 30.9% of Generations at Regency’s short-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate influenza vaccine. This was less than half the number on average for Illinois nursing homes which stood at 75.1% and the U.S. average of 80.1% in this category. The same low percentage is found at Generations at Regency for short-stay residents who were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine which stood at only 30.5%. Again, this was substantially lower than both the Illinois and national averages in this category.

1.9% of Generations at Regency’s long-stay residents experienced one or more falls with major injury. This percentage were lower than the Illinois and national averages which were both 3.3% each. 9.6% of Generations at Regency’s long-stay high-risk residents had pressure ulcers while a resident. This percentage at Generations at Regency was higher than the Illinois average of 6.3% and the U.S. average at 5.8%. 13.5% of Generations at Regency’s long-stay residents were found to have worsened ability to move independently. This percentage was lower than the Illinois average of 17.9%. The national average for nursing home residents whose ability to move independently worsened was 18.2%. 13.1% of Generations at Regency’s long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities had increased. This was lower than both the Illinois and national averages in this category. 71% of Generations at Regency’s long-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate seasonal influenza vaccine. This percentage was lower by more than 20% than the Illinois average which stood at 92.8%. 86% of Generations at Regency’s long-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine. The Illinois average was 91.9% and the natonal average was 93.4% in this category.

Generations at Regency was assessed and fined by the federal government on September 24, 2014 in the amount of $5,600. The facility was also assessed a fine on December 26, 2014 in the amount of $10,498.

1 Vital Statistics
Number of Beds: 300 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

Two Stars 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

Two Stars Below Average
RN Staffing Three Stars 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

Three Stars Average
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
Description Generations At Regency Illinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
18.2% 10.2%
Percentage of SNF residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
Lower percentages are better.
0.6% Not Available
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
85.6% 72.8%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
70.1% 74.7%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time
Lower percentages are better.
2.6% 2.1%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
Description Generations At Regency Illinois
Average
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Lower percentages are better.
3.7% 3.3%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Lower percentages are better.
4.8% 3.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
4.2% 4.9%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
Lower percentages are better.
8.9% 7.6%
Percent of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
Lower percentages are better.
56.5% 46.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Lower percentages are better.
2.0% 2.4%
Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained
Lower percentages are better.
0.0% 0.3%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened
Lower percentages are better.
12.9% 16.5%
Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Lower percentages are better.
4.5% 13.8%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Lower percentages are better.
10.5% 6.3%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
Lower percentages are better.
38.9% 19.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
16.5% 20.2%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
98.4% 92.9%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
93.7% 89.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
21.0% 18.8%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 01/10/2019
Total number of health deficiencies: 10
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 10.6

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