Paramount Oak Park Rehab and Nursing Center

Paramount Oak Park Rehab and Nursing Center is located in Oak Park, Illinois one of the western suburbs on the edge of Chicago’s western boundary. The facility has 204 certified beds and participates in Medicare and Medicaid. The ownership of Paramount Oak Park Rehab and Nursing Center is a for-profit corporation. Paramount Oak Park Rehab and Nursing Center is not in a continuing care retirement community. The overall rating given to Paramount Oak Park Rehab and Nursing Center is below average.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services inspects Illinois nursing homes approximately every 18 months. In April 2016, an inspection was conducted at Paramount Oak Park Rehab and Nursing Center where based on observation, interview and record review, the facility failed to keep a resident as clean and dry as possible who is incontinent. This applied to one of three residents reviewed for incontinence care in a sample of seven.

On April 6, 2016, a nursing home administrator or nurse stated that the call lights are not being answered. The residents are not being repositioned every two hours and soiled dressings are not being changed. The residents have multiple layers of padding because there is not enough time to revise routine incontinence care shift during the night shift. This individual nursing home employee sated that one resident was observed with two incontinence briefs, a bath blanket, a draw sheet, three incontinence pads and flat sheet underneath her all at once.

On April 6, 2016, a resident was observed laying on a low air loss mattress with a heavily soiled incontinence brief and a slightly dampened bath blanket with a brown ring. The resident had one incontinent brief, one draw sheet, one bath blanket and three incontinent pads. A Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) was present with the surveyor at the time of this observation. The CNA stated that the resident had multiple pads because she is a heavy wetter.

In terms of staffing at Paramount Oak Park Rehab and Nursing Center, the Medicare website rated the facility below average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day was recorded at 1 hour and 15 minutes. This is below the Illinois average of 1 hour and 34 minutes and the national average of 1 hour and 42 minutes for the total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day.

In the category of Registered Nurse staff hours per resident per day at Paramount Oak Park Rehab and Nursing Center, it shows that just 21 minutes is devoted to residents per day whereas the Illinois average is 56 minutes and the national average is 51 minutes. Paramount Oak Park Rehab and Nursing Center is far behind in Registered Nurse hours per resident per day in terms of staffing.

CNA hours per resident per day at Paramount Oak Park Rehab and Nursing Center is recorded at 1 hour and 46 minutes. This again is below the Illinois average of 2 hours and 15 minutes and the national average of 2 hours and 28 minutes. On the other hand, physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Paramount Oak Park Rehab and Nursing Center were 10 minutes. This is above the Illinois and national averages which are both 6 minutes of physical therapy staff hours per resident per day.

Quality measures at Paramount Oak Park Rehab and Nursing Center are considered much above average. For example, there was no recorded incident of a short-stay resident with pressure ulcers that were new or worsened. In addition, 73.3% of short-stay residents at Paramount Oak Park Rehab and Nursing Center were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine. This percentage is slightly below the Illinois average of 77.1% and below the national average of 81.1%.

1.6% of Paramount Oak Park Rehab and Nursing Center’s long-stay residents experienced one or more falls with major injury. This percentage was well below the Illinois average of 3.3%. 97.4% of Paramount Oak Park Rehab and Nursing Center long-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine. This percentage was higher than the Illinois and the national average which were 91.9% and 93.3%, respectively.

The current data collection periods for this facility were measured for the most part in the second, third and fourth quarters of 2015. All of the data that is reported comes from nursing homes themselves. Nursing home inspectors review the facilities and provide this information that is converted into the current data collection. In addition, Medicare tracks when nursing home residents are admitted to hospitals and submit bills to Medicare for payment. This would allow for collecting data on when hospitalizations and nursing home admissions take place. The Medicare claims also allow the ability to collect information regarding hospitalization readmission rates, emergency room visits and discharges from hospitals and/or nursing homes.

Paramount Oak Park Rehab and Nursing Center has not received any fines in the last 3 years.

1 Vital Statistics
Number of Beds: 204 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.

one starMuch Below 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.

one starMuch Below 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.

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.

two starsBelow 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.

three starsAverage
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
DescriptionParamount Oak Park Rehab and Nursing CenterIllinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
4.0%10.7%
Percent of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
0.8%1.1%
Percentage of short-stay residents who needed and got a flu shot for the current flu season.
Higher percentages are better.
76.0%73.1%
Percentage of short-stay residents who needed and got a vaccine to prevent pneumonia.
Higher percentages are better.
76.5%75.4%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time.
Lower percentages are better.
3.5%2.3%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
DescriptionParamount Oak Park Rehab and Nursing CenterIllinois
Average
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury.
Lower percentages are better.
1.4%3.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.
Lower percentages are better.
2.3%3.5%
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
1.6%4.0%
Percentage of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers.
Lower percentages are better.
5.7%5.8%
Percentage of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
24.8%45.0%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
3.7%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.
15.0%17.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.
Lower percentages are better.
16.5%14.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.
Lower percentages are better.
3.8%7.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have symptoms of depression.
Lower percentages are better.
46.4%18.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication..
Lower percentages are better.
17.2%21.5%
Percentage of long-stay residents who needed and got a flu shot for the current flu season.
Higher percentages are better.
89.8%92.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
97.4%90.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
26.4%19.3%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 10/22/2015
Total number of health deficiencies: 17
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 9.2

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