Lieberman Center for Health and Rehab

Lieberman Center for Health and Rehab, 9700 Gross Point Road, Skokie, Illinois 60076

Lieberman Center for Health and Rehab is rated much above average overall. The facility has 240 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. Its overall rating is much above average. The ownership of Lieberman Center for Health and Rehab is a nonprofit corporation. The facility is not in a continuing care retirement community. Lieberman Center for Health and Rehab has a resident and family council. Lieberman Center for Health and Rehab is located in Skokie, Illinois which is a northern suburb to the city of Chicago.

Resident and family councils are important to encourage communications with the nursing home staff. The law requires nursing homes to allow councils to be organized by residents and their families. In a case of a nursing home not having a resident and family council, it would be appropriate for the resident and/or family members to inquire with the nursing home administrator why that is the case. In addition, it may be important to ask to speak with a council president to understand how the nursing home has acted on issues that have arisen in the past.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. One full report for a health inspection for Lieberman Center for Health and Rehab was completed on May 27, 2016. There were four health deficiencies. The average number of health deficiencies in Illinois is 7.7. The average number of health deficiencies in the U.S. is 7.1. In this case, there were two health deficiencies in quality care, one in resident rights and one in environmental. In addition, when a resident or resident family member files a complaint about the care and treatment of a resident to the Illinois Department of Health and Human Services, a complaint inspection will follow. Between October 1, 2015 and September 30, 2016, there was one such full report filed on January 28, 2016.

Based on observation, interview and record review, Lieberman Center for Health and Rehab failed to assure resident rooms and common areas were maintained in good condition. This failure affected 3 of 8 residents within the same sample of 8 and 1 of 5 resident floors. The shortfall was found during a general tour of the facility and resident room in January 2016. The plant operations manager of Lieberman Center for Health and Rehab stated that the fifth-floor common areas were reviewed for a contractor’s bid that will not cover resident rooms but will act to address the issues such as disrepair and holes that were found that needed repair and patching. The facility indicated that the repair would be completed within 24 hours.

The overall staffing rating for Lieberman Center for Health and Rehab is above average. The registered nurse staffing rating is considered much above average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Lieberman Center for Health and Rehab is 1 hour and 28 minutes. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at Lieberman Center for Health and Rehab is 1 hour and 8 minutes compared to 57 minutes for Illinois’ average and 50 minutes for the national average. The CNA hours per resident per day at Lieberman Center for Health and Rehab is 2 hours and 47 minutes compared to 2 hours and 16 minutes for the Illinois average and 2 hours and 28 minutes for the U.S. average. The national average is 51 minutes. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Lieberman Center for Health and Rehab was 6 minutes which is exactly the same average for Illinois and the U.S. in this category.

59.3% of Lieberman Center for Health and Rehab’s short-stay residents made improvements in function. This percentage was nearly the same as the Illinois average at 60.2%. 25.3% of Lieberman Center for Health and Rehab’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. The Illinois average as slightly lower as well as the U.S. average in this category. 9.8% of Lieberman Center for Health and Rehab’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit. This was lower than both the Illinois and national averages in this category. 73.2% of Lieberman Center for Health and Rehab’s short-stay residents were successfully discharged to the community. This percentage at Lieberman Center for Health and Rehab was substantially higher than the Illinois average at 63.5% and the U.S. average of 56.9%. 93.4% of the short-stay residents at Lieberman Center for Health and Rehab were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine. This percentage was significantly higher than both the Illinois average at 76.7% and the national average at 81.5%.

3.7% of Lieberman Center for Health and Rehab’s long-stay residents experienced one or more falls with major injury. Lieberman Center for Health and Rehab’s long-stay residents who residents needed increased help with daily activities was 4.1%. The Illinois average of long-stay residents who had increased need for help with daily activities was much higher at 15.4%. The U.S. average was also much higher at 15.3%. 99.5% of Lieberman Center for Health and Rehab’s long-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine. This percentage was higher than both the Illinois and national averages.

Smith Village 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: 240 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.

Five StarsMuch Above Average
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.

Four StarsAbove 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.

Five StarsMuch Above Average
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
DescriptionLieberman Center for Health and RehabIllinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
11.3%10.5%
Percent of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
1.5%1.2%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
89.9%73.0%
Percentage of short-stay residents who needed and got a vaccine to prevent pneumonia.
Higher percentages are better.
93.4%74.9%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time.
Lower percentages are better.
1.5%2.2%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
DescriptionLieberman Center for Health and RehabIllinois
Average
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury.
Lower percentages are better.
3.7%3.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.
Lower percentages are better.
4.7%3.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
2.2%4.1%
Percentage of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers.
Lower percentages are better.
4.5%5.9%
Percentage of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
75.9%45.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
2.3%2.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained..
Lower percentages are better.
0.0%0.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
8.6%17.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.
Lower percentages are better.
4.1%14.0%
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.
Lower percentages are better.
9.4%7.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have symptoms of depression.
Lower percentages are better.
4.2%18.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication..
Lower percentages are better.
19.6%21.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who needed and got a flu shot for the current flu season.
Higher percentages are better.
99.5%92.7%
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
99.3%90.3%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
29.6%19.2%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 05/27/2016
Total number of health deficiencies: 4
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 5.6

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