Grosse Pointe Manor
Grosse Pointe Manor is located in Niles, Illinois which is a northwestern suburb to the city of Chicago. The facility has 99 certified beds and is rated above average. Grosse Pointe Manor participates in both Medicare and Medicaid and its ownership is a for-profit corporation. The facility is not in a continuing care retirement community. Grosse Pointe Manor has a resident council only.
Resident and family councils are important to encourage communications with the nursing home staff. The law requires nursing homes to allow councils to be organized by residents and their families. In a case of a nursing home not having a resident and family council, it would be appropriate for the resident and/or family members to inquire with the nursing home administrator why that is the case. In addition, it may be important to ask to speak with a council president to understand how the nursing home has acted on issues that have arisen in the past.
The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. One such health inspection was conducted and completed on March 11, 2016. There was one health deficiency found in environmental. There were no complaint inspections at Grosse Pointe Manor between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016.
Based on observation, interview and record review, the Illinois Department of Health and Human Services found that Grosse Pointe Manor had failed to clean large brown stains from the ceiling tiles in ten resident rooms on the third floor. During an environmental round with a maintenance director, the stains were observed. The nursing home administrator indicated that a follow up will be conducted with appropriate vendors to assure that the building is free of hazards and functioning comfortably and safely at all times.
The staffing rating for Grosse Pointe Manor is much below average. The registered nurse staffing rating is below average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Grosse Pointe Manor is 51 minutes compared to 1 hour and 33 minutes for the Illinois average and 1 hour and 42 minute for the U.S. average. The registered nurse hour per resident per day at Grosse Pointe Manor is 31 minutes. The Illinois average for registered nurse hours per resident per day is 56 minutes and the national average is 51 minutes. The licensed practical nurse hour per resident per day at Grosse Pointe Manor is 20 minutes. Again, this was substantially lower than the Illinois average of 37 minutes and even further behind the national average of 51 minutes. For physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Grosse Pointe Manor just 2 minutes on average compared to 6 minutes for the Illinois average.
29.8% of Grosse Pointe Manor’s short-stay residents made improvements in function. This percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in this category was far below the Illinois average of 60.1% and the national average of 63.3%. 28.5% of Grosse Pointe Manor’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. This percentage was higher than both the Illinois and national averages in this category. 9.9% of Grosse Pointe Manor’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit. 2% of Grosse Pointe Manor’s short-stay residents developed pressure ulcers that were new or worsened. This percentage was higher than both the Illinois and the U.S. averages. 99.2% of Grosse Pointe Manor’s short-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine. This percentage was considerably higher than both the Illinois and national averages.
6.1% of Grosse Pointe Manor’s long-stay residents experienced one or more falls with major injury. The Illinois and national averages in this category are both 3.3%. 7% of Grosse Pointe Manor’s long-stay high-risk residents had an increased need for help with daily activities. This percentage was lower than the Illinois average of 15.7% and the U.S. average of 15.4%. 100% of Grosse Pointe Manor’s long-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate seasonal influenza vaccine and pneumococcal vaccine. The Illinois average in these categories was lower than Grosse Pointe Manor’s perfect score.
Grosse Pointe Manor 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.