Lakefront Nursing & Rehab Center

Lakefront Nursing & Rehab Center, 7618 N. Sheridan Road, Chicago, Illinois 60626

The overall rating for Lakefront Nursing & Rehab Center is above average. The facility has 99 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. The ownership of Lakefront Nursing & Rehab Center is government or state owned. According to information on the Medicare.gov website, ownership of Lakefront Nursing & Rehab Center changed within the last 12 months. The official name of the business is called Lakefront Skilled Nursing Facility, LLC. Lakefront Nursing & Rehab Center is located in the Rogers Park neighborhood on Chicago’s north side.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing home on average every 18 months. One of these health inspection reports was completed and filed on June 17, 2016. On May 24, 2016, one report was submitted for a complaint that occurred between August 1, 2015 and July 31, 2016.

Based on interview and record review, the facility failed to notify the state agency of an allegation of mental abuse according to the facility’s abuse policy. This affected at least one resident reviewed for abuse. There was a sign hanging near a resident’s bed stating, “Don’t touch resident’s stuff!” There was another sign that was much more threatening. On May 10, 2016, a resident stated that another resident stole some items. The victimized resident said that the other resident liked to help himself to his stuff that doesn’t belong to him. According to the Lakefront Nursing & Rehab Center policy and procedures, all abuse and neglect allegations will be reported to the Illinois Department of Public Health immediately after an allegation is received. Apparently that was not done in this instance.

According to the Nursing Home Compare, there were four reports of health deficiencies filed against Lakefront Nursing & Rehab Center. One of those deficiencies was for mistreatment, another was for pharmacy services and two were for environmental issues. There were a total of 11 fire safety deficiencies found on inspection. The average number of fire safety deficiencies in Illinois is 6.5 and the average fire safety deficiencies in the U.S. is 3.3.

The staffing rating at Lakefront Nursing & Rehab Center is below average. The registered nurse staffing rating at Lakefront Nursing & Rehab Center was average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Lakefront Nursing & Rehab Center is 1 hour and 3 minutes. This was lower than the Illinois average of 1 hour and 33 minutes and the national average of 1 hour and 42 minutes. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at Lakefront Nursing & Rehab Center was 32 minutes compared to 56 minutes for Illinois and 51 minutes for the U.S. The certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day at Lakefront Nursing & Rehab Center is 1 hours and 34 minutes compared to 2 hours and 15 minutes which is the Illinois average and 2 hours and 28 minutes, which is the national average. In physical therapy staff hours per resident per day, Lakefront Nursing & Rehab Center shows just 1 minute of physical therapy staff hours per resident per day, whereas the Illinois and national averages are both 6 minutes.

Under federal law, all nursing homes, including those in Illinois, are to provide enough staff to adequately and safely care for residents. However, there is no current federal standard for the best nursing home staffing levels. Illinois nursing homes must have at least one registered nurse for at least 8 straight hours a day, 7 days a week and either a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse/licensed vocational nurse on duty 24 hours per day. Some states, including Illinois, may have additional staffing requirements. Certified nursing assistants (CNA) should provide care to nursing home residents 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. In the category of physical therapy service hours, that depends on what the facility’s residents require or how the Illinois nursing home is set up for specialization. The staffing numbers that are listed on the Medicare.gov website for Illinois nursing homes are based on information reported by the nursing home. They represent staffing levels for a 2-week period prior to the time of a state inspection.

80.2% of Lakefront Nursing & Rehab Center’s short-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate influenza vaccine. This percentage was higher than the Illinois average of 75.1% and the national average of 80.1%. 98.9% of Lakefront Nursing & Rehab Center’s short-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine. Again, this percentage was considerably higher than both the Illinois and national averages in this category.

7.9% of Lakefront Nursing & Rehab Center’s long-stay high-risk residents developed pressure ulcers. This percentage was higher than both the Illinois and national averages in this category. 61.4% of Lakefront Nursing & Rehab Center’s long-stay residents displayed signs of depression. This percentage was considerably higher than the Illinois average of 17.1% and the national average of 5.4% in this category. 99.7% of Lakefront Nursing & Rehab Center’s long-stay were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine. This was higher by percentage points than the Illinois and national averages in this category.

Lakefront Nursing & Rehab Center 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.

1 Vital Statistics
Number of Beds: 99 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

A rating of 1 to 5 stars based on the health inspection, staffing, and quality measures ratings combined into one. More stars are better.

Four StarsAbove Average
Health Inspection information

A rating of 1 to 5 stars based on the nursing home’s health inspection results. More stars are better.

Four StarsAbove Average
Staffing information

A rating of 1 to 5 stars based on the nursing home’s staffing hours for Registered Nurses (RNs), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs), and Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs). More stars are better.

Two StarsBelow Average
RN Staffing information

A rating of 1 to 5 stars based on the amount of time Registered Nurses (RNs) spend with residents as reported by the nursing home. More stars are better.

Three StarsAverage
Quality Measures information

A rating of 1 to 5 stars based on resident assessment data that show how well the nursing home cares for residents’ needs. More stars are better.

Four StarsAbove Average
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
DescriptionLakefront Nursing & Rehab CenterIllinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
12.3%10.7%
Percent of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
0.0%1.1%
Percentage of short-stay residents who needed and got a flu shot for the current flu season.
Higher percentages are better.
80.2%73.1%
Percentage of short-stay residents who needed and got a vaccine to prevent pneumonia.
Higher percentages are better.
98.9%75.4%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time.
Lower percentages are better.
NOT AVAILABLE2.3%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
DescriptionLakefront Nursing & Rehab CenterIllinois
Average
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury.
Lower percentages are better.
1.6%3.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.
Lower percentages are better.
2.8%3.5%
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
2.8%4.0%
Percentage of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers.
Lower percentages are better.
7.9%5.8%
Percentage of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
15.9%45.0%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
1.3%2.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained..
Lower percentages are better.
0.0%0.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
13.4%17.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.
Lower percentages are better.
13.5%14.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.
Lower percentages are better.
7.5%7.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have symptoms of depression.
Lower percentages are better.
61.4%18.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication..
Lower percentages are better.
33.6%21.5%
Percentage of long-stay residents who needed and got a flu shot for the current flu season.
Higher percentages are better.
98.0%92.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
99.7%90.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
28.3%19.3%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 06/17/2016
Total number of health deficiencies: 4
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 9.2

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