Niles Nursing & Rehab Center

Niles Nursing & Rehab Center, 9777 Greenwood, Niles, Illinois 60714

The overall rating for Niles Nursing & Rehab Center is above average. The facility has 304 certified beds. It participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. The ownership of Niles Nursing & Rehab Center is a for-profit corporation. It is not in a Continuing Care Retirement Community. Niles Nursing & Rehab Center has a resident council only. Niles, Illinois, where this facility is located, is a northwestern 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 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. The last health inspection report was filed on November 20, 2015. There were no complaint inspections between November 1, 2015 through October 31, 2016. The total number of health inspections found in this inspection was three. The average number of deficiencies in Illinois is 7.8. The average number of health deficiencies in the U.S. is 7.2. The health deficiencies for Niles Nursing & Rehab Center were one in nutrition and dietary and two were in pharmacy services. There were no fire safety deficiencies on inspection for Niles Nursing & Rehab Center.

The staffing rating at Niles Nursing & Rehab Center is below average. The registered nurse staffing rating is above average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Niles Nursing & Rehab Center is 1 hour and 24 minutes. This is slightly below the Illinois average of 1 hour and 34 minutes and the national average of 1 hour and 41 minutes. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at Niles Nursing & Rehab Center is 1 hour and 15 minutes which is higher than the Illinois average of 57 minutes and the national average of 50 minutes. The CNA hours per resident per day at Niles Nursing & Rehab Center was just 1 hour and 40 minutes compared to 2 hours and 16 minutes for the Illinois and 2 hours and 28 minutes, which is the U.S. average. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Niles Nursing & Rehab Center is 3 minutes compared to 6 minutes for both the Illinois and national averages.

In quality measures, Niles Nursing & Rehab Center is rated much above average. 67.1% of the facility’s short-stay residents made improvements in function. This percentage was higher than both the Illinois and national averages. 26.3% of Niles Nursing & Rehab Center’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. The Illinois average were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine. This percentage was higher than the Illinois average of 76.7% and the national average which was 81.5%.

17% of Niles Nursing & Rehab Center’s long-stay high-risk residents had a worsened ability to move independently compared to 17.5% for the Illinois average and 18.2% for the national average. 11.1% of Niles Nursing & Rehab Center’s long-stay residents had an increase need for help with daily activities. This percentage was lower than both the Illinois and national averages which were 15.4% and 15.3%, respectively. 35.4% of Niles Nursing & Rehab Center’s long-stay residents had depressive symptoms. This percentage was significantly higher than the Illinois average of 18.2% and the national average which is just 5.4%. 100% of Niles Nursing & Rehab Center’s long-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine. The Illinois average is 91.8% and the U.S. average is 93.4%.

Niles Nursing & Rehab Center 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: 304 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.

Four StarAbove 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.

Three StarsAverage
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.

Two StarsBelow 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.

Four StarsAbove 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.

Four StarsAbove 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.
3.9%10.7%
Percent of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
0.4%1.1%
Percentage of short-stay residents who needed and got a flu shot for the current flu season.
Higher percentages are better.
72.2%73.1%
Percentage of short-stay residents who needed and got a vaccine to prevent pneumonia.
Higher percentages are better.
85.1%75.4%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time.
Lower percentages are better.
1.7%2.3%
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.
1.5%3.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.
Lower percentages are better.
1.6%3.5%
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
1.7%4.0%
Percentage of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers.
Lower percentages are better.
3.4%5.8%
Percentage of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
35.3%45.0%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
1.6%2.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained..
Lower percentages are better.
0.4%0.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
17.0%17.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.
Lower percentages are better.
11.1%14.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.
Lower percentages are better.
5.9%7.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have symptoms of depression.
Lower percentages are better.
35.4%18.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication..
Lower percentages are better.
18.9%21.5%
Percentage of long-stay residents who needed and got a flu shot for the current flu season.
Higher percentages are better.
95.0%92.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
100.0%90.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
27.1%19.3%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 11/20/2015
Total number of health deficiencies: 3
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 9.2

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