Lexington Health Care Center - Bloomingdale
Lexington Health Care Center - Bloomingdale, 165 S Bloomingdale Rd, Bloomingdale, IL 60108
Lexington Health Care Center - Bloomingdale has 166 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. Bloomingdale, Illinois is a western suburb to the City of Chicago lying approximately 29.6 miles away from the center of the City of Chicago. The overall rating for this facility is above average. Lexington Health Care Center - Bloomingdale is not within a Continuing Care Retirement Community. A Continuing Care Retirement Community offers multiple housing options and levels of care. This is an important asset in that residents may move from one level of care to another based on their medical needs while still remaining in the same nursing home. Lexington Health Care Center - Bloomingdale has a resident council only. The ownership of Lexington Health Care Center - Bloomingdale is a for profit corporation that operates under the legal business name of Lexington Health Care Center of Bloomindale, Inc.
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 Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. The health inspection rating for Lexington Health Care Center - Bloomingdale is average. The most recent standard health inspection at the facility was completed on January 26, 2017 resulting in 6 health citations. The average number of health citations in Illinois following a standard health inspection is 9. The average number of health citations following a health inspection in the U.S. is 7.2. There was a complaint inspection conducted between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017 on May 30, 2017 that led to a full report. The total number of complaints of this sort the last three years that resulted in a citation was 10. The number of times in the past three years a facility-reported issue that resulted in a citation was two. Complaint inspections can occur at an Illinois nursing home when a resident, family member, loved one reports to the Illinois Department of Health and Human Services that the nursing home seems to be in violation of reasonable services and care. In that case, the Department will inspect and file a report.
The staffing rating for Lexington Health Care Center - Bloomingdale is average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Lexington Health Care Center - Bloomingdale is 1 hours and 45 minutes compared to 1 hour and 33 minutes for the Illinois average and 1 hour and 41 minutes for the national average. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at the facility was 1 hour and 10 minutes compared to 56 minutes for Illinois and 50 minutes for the U.S. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at this facility is 10 minutes. The Illinois and national averages are both 6 minutes for physical therapy staff hours per resident per day. The registered nurse staffing rating for Lexington Health Care Center - Bloomingdale is much above 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.
66.1% of Lexington Health Care Center Bloomingdale’s short-stay residents was successfully discharged to the community. This percentage was higher than the Illinois average that stands at 53.8%. 7% of Lexington Health Care Center - Bloomingdale’s short-stay residents reported moderate to severe pain. The Illinois and national averages ware both higher at 11.5% and 14.1%, respectively.
96.4% of Lexington Health Care Center - Bloomingdale’s long-stay residents received the needed flu shot for the current flu season. The Illinois average is 92.8%, with the national average being 94.8%.
Lexington Health Care Center - Bloomingdale 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.