Lemont Nursing & Rehab Center

Lemont Nursing & Rehab Center, 12450 Walker Road, Lemont, Illinois 60439

Lemont Nursing & Rehab Center is located in the southwestern suburb to the City of Chicago, Lemont, Illinois. The facility is approximately 28.7 miles from the city center of Chicago. Lemont Nursing & Rehab Center has 158 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. It is not in a Continuing Care Retirement Community. It has a resident council only. Resident and family council can facilitate open communications with the facility’s staff. The law requires nursing homes to allow councils to be set up by residents or their families. Importantly, if a nursing home does not have a resident or a family council, the resident or a family member should ask the nursing home administrator why that is the case. Where there is no resident or family council, the resident is encouraged to speak with the council president to get a sense of how the nursing home has performed on issues raised in the past. The overall rating for Lemont Nursing & Rehab Center is average.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. The health inspection rating for Lemont Nursing & Rehab Center is average. The most recent health inspection report was filed on October 14, 2016 citing 2 health citations. The average number of health citations in Illinois is 9. The average number of health citations in the U.S. is 7.2. In addition to the regularly set health inspections by the Illinois Department of Health and Human Services, there is also a resulting inspection if a complaint is filed. Between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017, there was one full report filed as to Lemont Nursing & Rehab Center. This was done on June 29, 2017. The number of complaint inspections for Lemont Nursing & Rehab Center in the past three years that resulted in citations was 13. The number of facility that reported issues resulting in a citation over the last three years was none.

The staffing rating for Lemont Nursing & Rehab Center is below average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Lemont Nursing & Rehab Center is 1 hour and 36 minutes compared to 1 hour and 33 minutes for the Illinois average and 1 hour and 41 minutes for the U.S. average. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at the facility was 46 minutes. The Illinois average is 56 minutes with the national average being 50 minutes. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day is 6 minutes, which is the same as both the Illinois and national averages. The registered nurse staffing rating at Lemont Nursing & Rehab Center is average.

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.

55.5% of Lemont Nursing & Rehab Center’s short-stay residents showed an improvement in their ability to move around on their own compared to 63.4% for the Illinois average and 66.7% for the national average. 18.3% of Lemont Nursing & Rehab Center’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. The Illinois average in this category is 22.5% with the national average being 21.1%. Less than 1% of Lemont Nursing & Rehab Center’s short-stay residents developed pressure ulcers that were new or worsened. The Illinois average is 1.1% in this category. 92.6% of the facility’s short-stay residents received a needed flu shot for the current flu season. The Illinois average in this category is 73.3% with the national average higher at 80.6%.

4.5% of Lemont Nursing & Rehab Center’s long-stay residents reported moderate to severe pain. The Illinois average is 4.4%, with the national average being 5.9%. 4.8% of the facility’s long-stay high-risk residents developed pressure ulcers. The Illinois average is 5.8% with the national average being 5.6%. 86% of Lemont Nursing & Rehab Center’s long-stay residents received a needed vaccine to prevent pneumonia. The Illinois average is 91.6% with the national average being 94% in this category.

Lemont Nursing & Rehab 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.

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