Park Ridge Care Center

Park Ridge Care Center, 665 Busse Highway, Park Ridge, Illinois 60068

Park Ridge Care Center has an overall rating of above average. It has 46 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. Park Ridge Care Center’s ownership is a for-profit corporation. The facility is not in a Continuing Care Retirement Community. Park Ridge Care Center has a resident council only. Park Ridge, Illinois is a Chicago suburb located just to the northwest city limits.

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. It also entertains complaints that are filed by residents or family members. From November 1, 2015 through the end October 2016, there were no complaint inspections at Park Ridge Care Center but there was a standard health inspection report filed on March 24, 2016. In that report, there was one health deficiency identified in environmental. There was also no fire safety deficiencies from a regular fire inspection. The average number of health deficiencies in Illinois is 7.8. The average number of health deficiencies in the U.S. is 7.1.

The health inspection completed March 24, 2016 at Park Ridge Care Center found that the facility needed to have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. Based on observation, interview and record review, Park Ridge Care Center failed to follow facility policy regarding infection control practice associated with hand hygiene involving one resident reviewed for infection control.

The staffing rating at Park Ridge Care 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 Park Ridge Care Center is 49 minutes. This is well below the Illinois and national averages which are 1 hour and 33 minutes and 1 hour and 41 minutes, respectively. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at Park Ridge Care Center is 41 minutes. This again is below the Illinois average of 57 minutes and the national average of 50 minutes. The LPN/LVN hours per resident per day at Park Ridge Care Center is just 5 minutes. This is well below the Illinois average of 37 minutes and the national average of 51minutes. The CNA hours per resident per day at Park Ridge Care Center is 2 hours and 15 minutes. This matches the Illinois average of 2 hours and 16 minutes and below the national average of 2 hours and 28 minutes, which is the U.S. average. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Park Ridge Care Center is less than one minute. This considerably lower than both the Illinois and national averages which are both 6 minutes.

The quality measures rating of Park Ridge Care Center is above average. 97.5% of Park Ridge Care Center’s short-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine. This was considerably higher on average than the Illinois average 76.7% in this category. 100% of Park Ridge Care Center’s short-stay residents were given the appropriate seasonal influenza vaccine. The Illinois average is 74.6% and the national average is 80%.

2% of Park Ridge Care Center’s long-stay residents experienced one or more falls with major injury. This percentage was lower than both the Illinois and national averages in this category. 11.4% of Park Ridge Care Center’s long-stay high-risk residents developed pressure ulcers. This percentage was considerably higher than the Illinois average of 6.2% and the national average of 5.7%. 34.3% of Park Ridge Care Center’s long-stay residents reported a worsened ability to move independently. This percentage was nearly double the Illinois average of 17.5% and considerably higher than the national average of 18.2%. 46.6% of Park Ridge Care Center’s long-stay residents have a depressive symptom. This percentage at Park Ridge Care Center was much higher than both the Illinois average at 18.2% and the national average which was just 5.4%. 100% of Park Ridge Care Center’s long-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate seasonal influenza vaccine. It was nearly perfect at 98.7% of its long-stay residents who were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine.

Park Ridge Care 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: 46 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 StarsAbove 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.

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.
NOT AVAILABLE11.5%
Percent of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
0.0%1.1%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
100.0%73.3%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
97.5%76.3%
Percent of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
NOT AVAILABLE2.3%
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.
2.0%3.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.
Lower percentages are better.
1.3%3.9%
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
0.0%4.4%
Percentage of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers.
Lower percentages are better.
11.4%5.8%
Percentage of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
64.5%44.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
5.3%2.4%
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.
34.3%17.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.
Lower percentages are better.
15.9%14.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.
Lower percentages are better.
8.7%7.9%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms.
Lower percentages are better.
46.6%18.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication..
Lower percentages are better.
9.4%21.9%
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
100.0%92.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
98.7%91.6%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
17.1%19.3%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 03/24/2016
Total number of health deficiencies: 1
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 8.9

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