Peterson Park Health Care Center

Peterson Park Health Care Center has 188 certified beds that participates in Medicare and Medicaid. The facility is located in the North Park neighborhood on Chicago’s north side. The facility ownership is a for-profit corporation. The overall rating is above average.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services in combination with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. These inspections are designed to investigate any health deficiencies, quality of care deficiencies, nutrition and dietary deficiencies, environmental issues, administration issues and fire safety. The average number of health deficiencies in Illinois are 7.7 whereas the national average for health deficiencies is 7. The total number of health deficiencies reported as to Peterson Park Health Care Center was listed from a full report made on September 24, 2015. There were a total of four health deficiencies.

In terms of staffing in all categories, Peterson Park Health Care Center received a rating of below average. However, its registered nurse staffing rating was considered above average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Peterson Park Health Care Center was 1 hour and 3 minutes. The Illinois average for total number of licensed nurse staff hours was listed at 1 hour and 33 minutes. The Peterson Park Health Care Center registered nurse hours per resident per day was shown to be 56 minutes. This compared favorably to the Illinois average of 57 minutes and the national average of 51 minutes. The total number of Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) hours at Peterson Park Health Care Center per resident per day was listed at just 8 minutes. This may be an indication that there are very few of licensed practical nurses that are on duty at this facility.

In the reporting, the Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) hours per resident per day was shown to be 1 hour and 45 minutes at Peterson Park Health Care Center. This is well below the Illinois nursing home average of 2 hours and 15 minutes for CNA hours and the national average of 2 hours and 28 minutes. Physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Peterson Park Health Care Center was listed at just 3 minutes. This is half as many minutes on average for Illinois and the U.S. for physical therapy staff hours per resident per day.

In terms of quality measures, Peterson Park Health Care Center is rated average. 59.4% of Peterson Park Health Care Center’s short-stay residents made improvements in function during this time at the facility. The Illinois average of 60.1% and the national average is 63.3% in the category of short-stay residents who made improvements in function. 38.3% of Peterson Park Health Care Center’s short-stay residents were successfully discharged to the community. This compares poorly to the Illinois average of 51.5% and the national average of 55% in the category of short-stay residents who were successfully discharged to the community.

8.3% of Peterson Park Health Care Center’s long-stay high-risk residents developed pressure sores during their residency. This compared poorly to the Illinois average of 6.3% and 5.8% of long-stay residents with pressure ulcers. 20.9% of Peterson Park Health Care Center’s long-stay residents were shown to have worsened in the ability to move independently. This percentage at Peterson Park Health Care Center was slightly higher than both the Illinois average and the U.S. average in this category. 98.8% of Peterson Park Health Care Center’s residents were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine compared to 91.9% for the Illinois average and the national average of 93.4% in this category.

Peterson Park Health Care Center received no federal fines in the last three years.

In order to file a complaint against an Illinois nursing home, one should go to the Illinois website which is http://www.dph.illinois.gov/topics-services/health-care-regulation/complaints (Illinois Department of Public Health – Nursing Homes in Illinois). In that way an individual can file a complaint if one were concerned about the healthcare, treatment or services that you or another person you know or love is not getting at a nursing home. Some of the reasons for filing a complaint would be abuse, neglect, poor care, not enough staff, unsafe or unsanitary conditions, dietary problems or mistreatment.

1 Vital Statistics
Number of Beds: 188 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.

three starsAverage
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
DescriptionPeterson Park Health Care CenterIllinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
5.1%10.5%
Percent of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
0.3%1.2%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
88.1%73.0%
Percentage of short-stay residents who needed and got a vaccine to prevent pneumonia.
Higher percentages are better.
79.5%74.9%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time.
Lower percentages are better.
1.4%2.2%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
DescriptionPeterson Park Health Care CenterIllinois
Average
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury.
Lower percentages are better.
4.6%3.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.
Lower percentages are better.
2.0%3.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
1.7%4.1%
Percentage of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers.
Lower percentages are better.
8.3%5.9%
Percentage of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
58.3%45.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
4.1%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.
20.9%17.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.
Lower percentages are better.
20.9%14.0%
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.
Lower percentages are better.
10.3%7.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have symptoms of depression.
Lower percentages are better.
58.6%18.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication..
Lower percentages are better.
6.6%21.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who needed and got a flu shot for the current flu season.
Higher percentages are better.
95.4%92.7%
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
98.8%90.3%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
16.5%19.2%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 09/24/2015
Total number of health deficiencies: 4
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 5.6

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