Presence Saint Benedict N&R

Presence Saint Benedict N&R, 6930 W. Touhy Avenue, Niles, Illinois 60714

Presence Saint Benedict N&R is located in Niles, Illinois which is a northwestern Chicago suburb with 99 certified beds. Presence Saint Benedict N&R participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. The ownership of the facility is a non-profit corporation. Presence Saint Benedict N&R is not in a continuing care retirement community. It does however have a family and resident council.

Resident and family councils are important to encourage communications with the nursing home staff. The law requires nursing homes to allow councils to be organized by residents and their families. In a case of a nursing home not having a resident and family council, it would be appropriate for the resident and/or family members to inquire with the nursing home administrator why that is the case. In addition, it may be important to ask to speak with a council president to understand how the nursing home has acted on issues that have arisen in the past.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. One such standard health inspection was completed on May 12, 2016. In that standard health inspection, Presence Saint Benedict N&R was shown to have six health deficiencies. The average health deficiencies in Illinois is 7.7. The average number of health deficiencies in the U.S. is 7.1. The health inspection found two deficiencies in resident rights, two in nutrition and dietary and two in environmental. The inspection date for this health inspection was May 12, 2016. The prior inspection date was June 18, 2015. In that case, there were a total of five health deficiencies. All but one were in different categories.

During the May 2016 health inspection, an inspector found that the nursing home failed to immediately tell a resident that the resident’s doctor and family member of the resident of situations including injury that affect the resident. In addition, it was reported that Presence Saint Benedict N&R failed to allow residents to easily view the results of the nursing home’s survey. These two resident rights deficiencies were corrected by May 27, 2016.

In the area of environmental deficiency, Presence Saint Benedict N&R failed to have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infections from spreading throughout the facility. This would endanger all of the residents of Presence Saint Benedict N&R. However, it was reported that the date of correction of this issue was made very quickly and done on May 28, 2016.

Presence Saint Benedict N&R is rated average in staffing. It’s rating for registered nurse staffing rating is much above average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Presence Saint Benedict N&R is 1 hour and 21 minutes compared to 1 hour and 33 minutes which is the Illinois average. The U.S. average is 1 hour and 42 minutes. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at Presence Saint Benedict N&R is 1 hour and 12 minutes compared to 57 minutes for the Illinois average and 50 minutes for the national average. The certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day at Presence Saint Benedict N&R is 1 hour and 52 minutes. The Illinois average for CNA hours per resident per day is 2 hours and 16 minutes, whereas the national average is 2 hours and 28 minutes. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Presence Saint Benedict N&R is just 14 minutes. The Illinois and national averages for physical therapy staff hours per resident per day are both 6 minutes.

72% of Presence Saint Benedict N&R’s short-stay residents made improvements in function while residing at this facility. This percentage was considerably higher than both the Illinois and national averages which were 60.2% and 63.3%, respectively. 10.1% of Presence Saint Benedict N&R’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit during their residency at this facility. This percentage was lower than both the Illinois and national averages. 54.1% of Presence Saint Benedict N&R’s short-stay residents were successfully discharged to the community. 53.5% of Illinois nursing home residents were successfully discharged to the community whereas the national average was 56.9% of short-stay residents who were discharged to the community.

11.9% of Presence Saint Benedict N&R’s long-stay residents reported worsened ability to move independently. The Illinois average was higher at 17.5% as was the national average at 18.2%. 100% of Presence Saint Benedict N&R’s long-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine. This perfect score was higher than the Illinois average of 91.8% and national average of 93.4% of long-stay residents who were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine.

Presence Saint Benedict N&R 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: 99 certified bedsinformation

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

Accepts: Medicare and Medicaidinformation

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

2 Key Ratings
Star Rating Summary
Overall Rating 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.

Four StarsAbove Average
Health Inspection information

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

Three StarsAverage
Staffing 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.

Three StarsAverage
RN Staffing 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.

Five StarsMuch Above Average
Quality Measures 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.

Five StarsMuch Above Average
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
DescriptionPresence Saint Benedict N&RIllinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
9.0%10.5%
Percent of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
0.4%1.2%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
85.3%73.0%
Percentage of short-stay residents who needed and got a vaccine to prevent pneumonia.
Higher percentages are better.
93.6%74.9%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time.
Lower percentages are better.
2.5%2.2%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
DescriptionPresence Saint Benedict N&RIllinois
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.
2.3%3.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
0.4%4.1%
Percentage of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers.
Lower percentages are better.
6.6%5.9%
Percentage of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
59.0%45.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
1.3%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.
11.9%17.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.
Lower percentages are better.
7.2%14.0%
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.
0.8%18.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication..
Lower percentages are better.
9.5%21.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who needed and got a flu shot for the current flu season.
Higher percentages are better.
97.9%92.7%
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
100.0%90.3%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
9.8%19.2%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 05/12/2016
Total number of health deficiencies: 6
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 5.6

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