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Providence Palos Heights

Providence Palos Heights, 13259 South Central Avenue, Palos Heights, Illinois 60463

Providence Palos Heights nursing home has 193 certified beds. Its overall rating is average. It participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. The ownership of the facility a non-profit corporation. It is not a Continuing Care Retirement Community. It has a resident council only. Palos Heights is a southwestern suburb to the Chicago’s city limits.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. The overall health inspection rating is below average. The last inspection full report was filed on April 8, 2016. In addition, there were five complaint inspections between November 1, 2015 and October 31, 2016. The total number of health deficiencies identified were eleven. The average number of health deficiencies in Illinois is 7.8. The average number of health deficiencies in the U.S. is 7.2. For Providence Palos Heights, the health inspection deficiencies included four in quality care, three for resident rights, one in pharmacy services, two in environmental and one in administrative.

The staffing rating at Providence Palos Heights is above average. The registered nurse staffing rating is much above average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Providence Palos Heights is 1 hour and 47 minutes compared to 1 hour and 34 minutes which is the Illinois and 1 hour and 41 minutes for the national average. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at Providence Palos Heights is 1 hour and 12 minutes. The Illinois average for registered nurse hours for resident per day is 57 minutes. The national average is 50 minutes. The CNA hours per resident per day at Providence Palos Heights is 2 hours and 38 minutes. The Illinois average is 2 hours and 16 minutes. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Providence Palos Heights is 26 minutes. This is substantially higher than both the Illinois and national averages which are both 6 minutes for physical therapy staff hours per resident per day.

The overall quality measures rating for Providence Palos Heights is average. 45.7% of Providence Palos Heights’s short-stay residents made improvements in function. This percentage was lower both the Illinois and national averages which were 60.2% and 63.2%, respectively. 27.2% of Providence Palos Heights’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. The Illinois average is 24.3% while the national average stands at 22.6%. 13.4% of Providence Palos Heights’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit. The Illinois average in this category is 12.3% and the national average is 12.1%. 62.5% of Providence Palos Heights’s short-stay residents were successfully discharged to the community. This percentage was higher than both the Illinois and national averages in this category. 95% Providence Palos Heights’s short-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine. The Illinois average is 76.7%. The U.S. average is 81.5%.

2.7% of Providence Palos Heights’s long-stay residents experienced one or more falls with major injury. The Illinois average is 3.4% and the national average is 3.3%. 4.3% of Providence Palos Heights’s long-stay high-risk residents developed pressure ulcers. The Illinois average is 6.2% with the national average of 5.7%. 28.3% of Providence Palos Heights’s long-stay residents received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication. This percentage was slightly higher than the Illinois average of 22.5% and the national average standing at 23.5%. 97% of Providence Palos Heights’s long-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate seasonal influenza vaccine. This percentage was higher than both the Illinois and national averages. 99.6% of Providence Palos Heights’s long-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine. Again, this was higher than the Illinois average of 91.8% and the national average of 93.4%.

Providence Palos Heights 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: 193 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

Medicare assigns the overall star rating based on a nursing homes's performance on 3 separate measures: Health inspections, staffing, and quality measures. Each of these domains have their own star ratings, with more stars meaning better quality of care

Five Stars Much Above Average
Health Inspection information

Medicare assigns the star rating based on a nursing home’s weighted score from recent health inspections. More stars means fewer health risks

Four Stars Above Average
Staffing information

Medicare assigns the star rating based on the nursing home’s staffing hours for Registered Nurses (RNs), Licensed Practice Nurses (LPNs), Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs), and Nurse aides. More stars means a better level of staffing per nursing home resident

Four Stars Above Average
RN Staffing Five Stars Much Above Average
Quality Measures information

Medicare assigns the star rating based on data from a select set of clinical data measures. More stars means better quality of care

Five Stars Much Above Average
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
Description Palos Heights Rehabilitation Illinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
2.2% 10.2%
Percentage of SNF residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
Lower percentages are better.
1.1% Not Available
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
95.6% 72.8%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
96.6% 74.7%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time
Lower percentages are better.
0.9% 2.1%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
Description Palos Heights Rehabilitation Illinois
Average
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Lower percentages are better.
2.3% 3.3%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Lower percentages are better.
0.0% 3.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
0.8% 4.9%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
Lower percentages are better.
4.5% 7.6%
Percent of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
Lower percentages are better.
64.2% 46.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Lower percentages are better.
0.4% 2.4%
Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained
Lower percentages are better.
0.0% 0.3%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened
Lower percentages are better.
6.8% 16.5%
Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Lower percentages are better.
3.3% 13.8%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Lower percentages are better.
6.8% 6.3%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
Lower percentages are better.
4.7% 19.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
9.7% 20.2%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
96.6% 92.9%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
97.1% 89.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
13.1% 18.8%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 03/15/2019
Total number of health deficiencies: 4
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 10.6

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