Park House Nursing and Rehab Center

Park House Nursing and Rehab Center has 106 certified beds. The nursing facility is located in the Little Village neighborhood of Chicago’s near southwest side. Park House Nursing and Rehab Center participates in Medicare and Medicaid. The ownership of the facility operates as a for-profit partnership. The overall rating of Park House Nursing and Rehab Center is below average.

As is the practice, the Illinois Department of Health and Human Services conducts inspections of Illinois nursing homes approximately every 18 months. In January 2016, a department inspection was held at the Park House Nursing and Rehab Center where it was found that the facility failed to follow policy regarding mail delivery involving one resident. In addition, the facility failed to follow policy regarding grooming. During the January 12, 2016 tour, a resident was observed lying in bed. The resident’s toenails were long. The resident was asked if he was in any pain due to the long toenails. The resident replied that he was in some pain and would like his nails cut. The Director of Nursing was in the room during the conversation and documented the resident’s toenail concerns on a note pad.

The next day, approximately 24 hours later, the same resident was again observed lying in bed. His toenails were still very long. The resident stated that he would like them cut and was still in pain. The licensed practical nurse had created a progress note stating that the resident’s toenails were cut with no difficulty. That was noted having taken place later that same day.

On January 14, 2016, the facility bookkeeper was interviewed about a resident’s Medicaid coverage. The bookkeeper stated that the Park House Nursing and Rehab Center was never behind on Medicaid payments. The resident involved and interviewed was approved for Medicaid coverage. When the resident first came to the facility, he had no Medicaid coverage. The resident has been diagnosed with some form of mental illness and some cognitive deficits especially with self-maintenance.

Based on interview and record review, Park House Nursing failed to follow policy regarding staff knowledge of emergency power. This failure has the potential to affect all of the residents residing at Park House Nursing and Rehab Center.

With respect to staffing, Park House Nursing and Rehab Center was rated much below average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day was found to be 45 minutes. The Illinois average is 1 hour and 34 minutes. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at Park House Nursing and Rehab Center was 21 minutes. The Illinois and national averages are well beyond that at 57 minutes and 51 minutes, respectively.

The certified nurse aide hours per resident per day at Park House Nursing and Rehab Center was found to be 1 hour and 16 minutes. Again, this timing of hours spent with residents was well below by more than an hour for both the Illinois and national averages. Significantly, the physical therapy staff hours were less than one minute per resident per day. The Illinois and national averages are both 6 minutes per resident per day.

The quality measures for Park House Nursing and Rehab Center is considered average. For example, the percentage of short-stay residents who were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission was 21.1%. This matches closely to the Illinois and national averages. Park House Nursing and Rehab Center did a little better than Illinois and U.S. averages in terms of percentage of short-stay residents who had an outpatient emergency department visit at just 10%. The percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that were new or worsened was 1.8%. This was slightly higher than the Illinois and national averages. Park House Nursing and Rehab Center did poorly in terms of the percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal flu vaccine at just 27.8%. That compares poorly against Illinois average of 75.6% of residents receiving the appropriate flu vaccine and 80.3% on the national average.

Park House Nursing and Rehab Center residents who are long-stay high-risk residents with acquired pressure ulcers was 11.1%. At that level, it is nearly 50% higher than the Illinois and national averages. In another area where Park House Nursing and Rehab Center did poorly was in the percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened at 29.2%. Again, this was higher than the Illinois and national averages.

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

1 Vital Statistics
Number of Beds: 106 certified bedsMore Information

Beds in the nursing home that have been approved by the federal government to participate in Medicare or Medicaid.

Accepts: Medicare and MedicaidMore Information

Shows if the nursing home participates in the Medicare, Medicaid, or both.

2 Key Ratings
Star Rating Summary
Overall Rating More Information

A rating of 1 to 5 stars based on the health inspection, staffing, and quality measures ratings combined into one. More stars are better.

Two StarsBelow Average
Health Inspection More Information

A rating of 1 to 5 stars based on the nursing home’s health inspection results. More stars are better.

Three StarsAverage
Staffing More Information

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.

One StarMuch Below Average
RN Staffing More Information

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 More Information

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
DescriptionPark House Nursing & Rehab CtrIllinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
13.0%10.5%
Percent of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
1.8%1.2%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
27.8%73.0%
Percentage of short-stay residents who needed and got a vaccine to prevent pneumonia.
Higher percentages are better.
5.4%74.9%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time.
Lower percentages are better.
NOT AVAILABLE2.2%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
DescriptionPark House Nursing & Rehab CtrIllinois
Average
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury.
Lower percentages are better.
0.7%3.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.
Lower percentages are better.
0.0%3.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
2.3%4.1%
Percentage of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers.
Lower percentages are better.
11.1%5.9%
Percentage of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
17.4%45.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
0.0%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.
29.2%17.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.
Lower percentages are better.
24.4%14.0%
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.
Lower percentages are better.
4.3%7.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have symptoms of depression.
Lower percentages are better.
61.5%18.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication..
Lower percentages are better.
6.3%21.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who needed and got a flu shot for the current flu season.
Higher percentages are better.
85.6%92.7%
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
17.3%90.3%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
41.9%19.2%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 01/15/2016
Total number of health deficiencies: 10
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 5.6

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