Lexington of Schaumburg
Lexington of Schaumburg, 675 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg, Illinois 60193
Lexington of Schaumburg is located in Schaumburg, Illinois, which is a northwestern suburb to the City of Chicago lying approximately 31.2 miles from the center of the City of Chicago. The overall rating for Lexington of Schaumburg is much average. There are 214 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. The facility 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 of Schaumburg has a resident and family council. Resident and family councils are important to facilitate communications with the nursing home staff. The law requires nursing homes to allow councils to be set up by residents and families. In the case of the nursing home not having a resident and/or family council, a resident or a family member should ask the nursing home administrator why that is the case. It also may be important to suggest to residents and family members to speak with the council president to get an idea of how the nursing home has acted with other residents who have raised concerns about how the nursing home is operating. Ownership of the facility is a for profit corporation under the legal name of “Lexington Health Care Center of Schaumburg, Inc.”
The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. The health inspection rating for Lexington of Schaumburg is below average receiving two stars out of five. The most recent standard health inspection was filed on December 1, 2016 reporting 6 health citations. The average number of health citations in Illinois following a standard health inspection is 9.1. The average number of health citations following a health inspection in the U.S. is 7.2. There were no complaint inspections between December 1, 2016 and November 30, 2017. Complaint inspections of an Illinois nursing home can occur if a resident, loved one or relative of a resident submits a complaint to the Illinois Department of Health and Human Services which will result in an inspection. The total number of complaints in the past three years that resulted in a citation at Lexington of Schaumburg was 8. The number of times in the past three a facility-reported issue that resulted in a citation was 4.
The staffing rating for Lexington of Schaumburg is much above average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Lexington of Schaumburg is 2 hours and 21 minutes. The Illinois average is 1 hour and 33 minutes, with the national average being 1 hour and 41 minutes. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at the facility was 1 hour and 35 minutes compared to 56 minutes for the Illinois average and 50 minutes being the national average. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at this facility is 8 minutes. The Illinois and national averages are both 6 minutes of physical therapy staff hours per resident per day. The registered nurse staffing rating at Lexington of Schaumburg 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.
5.8% of Lexington of Schaumburg’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit. This percentage was substantially lower than the Illinois and national averages which stand at 12.1% and 11.9%, respectively. 62.8% of the facility’s short-stay residents were successfully discharged to the community. The Illinois average is 53.8% with the national average being 57% in this category.
6% of Lexington of Schaumburg’s long-stay high-risk residents developed pressure ulcers. The Illinois average is 5.8%, with the national average being 5.6%. 3.5% of Lexington of Schaumburg’s long-stay residents have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder. The Illinois average is 2.4%, with the national average still being lower at 2%. 96% of the facility’s long-stay residents received a needed flu shot during the current flu season. The Illinois average is 92.8%, with the national average being 94.8%.
Lexington of Schaumburg 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.