Lexington of Chicago Ridge

Lexington of Chicago Ridge, 10300 Southwest Highway, Chicago Ridge, Illinois 60415

Lexington of Chicago Ridge has an overall rating of average. It has 203 certified beds and participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. Lexington of Chicago Ridge is owned by an individual for-profit. The facility is not in a Continuing Care Retirement Community. Lexington of Chicago Ridge has a resident council only. Lexington of Chicago Ridge is located in the southwestern suburb of Chicago Ridge, Illinois.

Resident and family councils are important to encourage communications with the nursing home staff. The law requires nursing homes to allow councils to be set up by residents and their families. These councils are important for communication between residents, families and loved ones. A resident and family council are able to facilitate answers to questions through the nursing home’s administrators.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. There was a full report filed on April 29, 2016 for a standard health inspection. There was also a complaint inspection that was filed on March 16, 2016. Complaint inspections are documented for the twelve months of November 1, 2015 through October 31, 2016.

The complaint inspection indicated that the facility was to hire only people with no legal history of abusing, neglecting or mistreating residents or report and investigate any actual reports of abuse, neglect or mistreatment of residents. Based on interview and record review, the facility failed to report immediately allegations of abuse to the state agency and failed to investigate or report history of known origins of seven of nine residents reviewed for abuse investigations and reporting.

The standard health inspection found five deficiencies. The average number of health deficiencies in Illinois is 7.8. The average number of health deficiencies in the U.S. is 7.2. In this case, Lexington of Chicago Ridge had deficiencies identified as two being for mistreatment, two being for quality care and one for resident rights. There were no fire safety deficiencies identified in the inspection. The health inspection rating for Lexington of Chicago Ridge is below average.

The staffing rating for Lexington of Chicago Ridge is above average. The registered nurse staffing rating is much above average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Lexington of Chicago Ridge is 1 hour and 53 minutes compared to 1 hour and 34 minutes which is the Illinois average and 1 hour and 41 minutes which is the national average. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at Lexington of Chicago Ridge is listed at 1 hour and 9 minutes. The Illinois average is 57 minutes and the national average is 50 minutes. The LPN/LVN hours per resident per day at Lexington of Chicago Ridge is 44 minutes. The Illinois average is 37 minutes. The CNA hours per resident per day at Lexington of Chicago Ridge is 2 hours and 17 minutes. This matches the Illinois average of 2 hours and 16 minutes and is slightly below the U.S. average at 2 hours and 28 minutes. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at this facility is 9 minutes. The Illinois and the national average are both 6 minutes.

The quality measures rating at Lexington of Chicago Ridge is below average. 59.8% of Lexington of Chicago Ridge’s short-stay residents made improvements in function compared to 60.2% for Illinois and 63.3% for the U.S. average. 30.1% of Lexington of Chicago Ridge’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. This percentage was higher than both the Illinois and national averages which were 24.3 and 22.6%, respectively. The percentage of short-stay residents who had an outpatient emergency department visit at Lexington of Chicago Ridge was 8.2% of its residents. This was below the Illinois average of 12.3% and the national average of 12.1%. 55.3% of Lexington of Chicago Ridge’s short-stay residents were successfully discharged to the community. This percentage is slightly higher than the Illinois average of 53.5% of short-stay residents who were successfully discharged to the community.

2.4% of Lexington of Chicago Ridge’s long-stay residents experienced one or more falls with major injury. The Illinois average is 3.4% and the national average is 3.3%. 4.8% of Lexington of Chicago Ridge’s long-stay, high-risk residents developed pressure ulcers. This average was lower than the Illinois average of 6.2% and the national average of 5.7% in this category. 88.8% of the facility’s long-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate seasonal influenza vaccine. This percentage was lower than both the Illinois and national averages which were 92.8% and 94.4%, respectively in this category. Also, Lexington of Chicago Ridge’s average of its long-stay residents who were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine was just 74.1% of its residents. This percentage was significant in that it was much lower than both the Illinois and national averages which were 91.8% and 93.4%, respectively.

Lexington of Chicago Ridge 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: 203 certified bedsi rating icon

Beds in the nursing home that have been approved by the federal government to participate in Medicare or Medicaid.

Accepts: Medicare and Medicaidi rating icon

Shows if the nursing home participates in the Medicare, Medicaid, or both.

2 Key Ratings
Star Rating Summary
Overall Rating i rating icon

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

Three StarsAverage
Health Inspection i rating icon

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

Two StarsBelow Average
Staffing i rating icon

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.

Four StarsAbove Average
RN Staffing i rating icon

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.

Five StarsMuch Above Average
Quality Measures i rating icon

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.

Two StarsBelow Average
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
DescriptionAlden Estates of EvanstonIllinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
16.2%10.5%
Percent of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
1.0%1.2%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
73.4%73.0%
Percentage of short-stay residents who needed and got a vaccine to prevent pneumonia.
Higher percentages are better.
71.8%74.9%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time.
Lower percentages are better.
2.2%2.2%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
DescriptionAlden Estates of EvanstonIllinois
Average
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury.
Lower percentages are better.
2.4%3.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.
Lower percentages are better.
3.9%3.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
3.6%4.1%
Percentage of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers.
Lower percentages are better.
4.8%5.9%
Percentage of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
48.0%45.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
3.6%2.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained..
Lower percentages are better.
0.6%0.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
24.9%17.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.
Lower percentages are better.
11.8%14.0%
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.
Lower percentages are better.
8.2%7.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have symptoms of depression.
Lower percentages are better.
2.6%18.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication..
Lower percentages are better.
10.9%21.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who needed and got a flu shot for the current flu season.
Higher percentages are better.
88.8%92.7%
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
74.1%90.3%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
24.3%19.2%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 04/29/2016
Total number of health deficiencies: 5
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 5.6

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