Lexington of Streamwood
Lexington of Streamwood, 815 E. Irving Park Road, Streamwood, IL 60107
The overall rating for Lexington of Streamwood is much above average. It has 214 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. Lexington of Streamwood is not in a Continuing Care Retirement Community. It has a resident council only. 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.
Streamwood, Illinois is a northwestern suburb to the City of Chicago located approximately 35.6 miles from the center of the City of Chicago. The ownership of Lexington of Streamwood is a for-profit business under the legal business name of Lexington Health Care Center of Streamwood, 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 Streamwood is average. The most recent standard health inspection was filed on April 28, 2017 resulting in 6 health citations. The average number of health citations in Illinois is 9.2. The average number of health citations in the U.S. is 7.2. In addition to the standard health inspection, a resident can file a complaint resulting in a complaint inspection. Between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017, there was one such complaint inspection filed on January 6, 2017. The number of complaints in the past three years that have resulted in a citation at Lexington of Streamwood was 3. The number of times in the past three years a facility-reported issue resulted in a citation was 7.
The staffing rating for Lexington of Streamwood is above average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Lexington of Streamwood is 2 hours and 3 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 Lexington of Streamwood is 1 hour and 12 minutes. The Illinois average is 56 minutes. The national average is 50 minutes. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Lexington of Streamwood is 4 minutes. Both the Illinois and national averages in this category are 6 minutes. Physical therapists are licensed healthcare professionals providing treatment to help residents regain and maintain physical functions. In this category, the time shows the average time physical therapists providing care to residents throughout the nursing home. Not all residents of nursing homes require physical therapy.
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.
52.2% of Lexington of Streamwood’s short-stay residents showed improvement in their ability to move around on their own. The Illinois average is 64.3%, with the national average being 67.5%. 18.5% of Lexington of Streamwood’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. The Illinois average is 22.5% and the national average is 21.1%. 24.2% of Lexington of Streamwood’s short-stay residents reported moderated to severe pain. The Illinois average is 11%, with the national average being 13.7%.
9.1% of Lexington of Streamwood’s long-stay residents reported moderate to severe pain. The Illinois average is 4.1%, with the national average being 5.6%. 5.3% of Lexington of Streamwood’s long-stay residents had a urinary tract infection. The Illinois and national averages are both 3.7%. 67% of Lexington of Streamwood’s long-stay low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder. The Illinois average is 44.5%, with the national average being 47.7%. 92.6% of Lexington of Streamwood’s long-stay residents received a needed flu shot for the current flu season. The Illinois average is 92.8%, with the national average being 94.9%.
Lexington of Streamwood received a fine in the amount of $22,068 on May 29, 2015. No other federal fines or Illinois state fines have been reported during that 3-year period.