Radford Green, 960 Audubon Way, Lincolnshire, Illinois 60066
Radford Green is located in Lincolnshire, Illinois, which is a northwestern suburb to the City of Chicago lying approximately 32.3 miles from the center of the City of Chicago. The overall rating for Radford Green is much above average. The facility has 84 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. The facility is within a Continuing Care Retirement Community. That being the case, this nursing facility allows residents to move from one level of care to another based on their particular medical needs while staying in the same continuing care retirement community. Friendship Village-Schaumburg has a resident council only. Resident and family councils are important to facilitate communications with the nursing home staff. The law requires nursing homes to allow councils to be set up by residents and families. In the case of the nursing home not having a resident and/or family council, a resident or a family member should ask the nursing home administrator why that is the case. It also may be important to suggest to residents and family members to speak with the council president to get an idea of how the nursing home has acted with other residents who have raised concerns about how the nursing home is operating. The ownership of the facility is a for profit corporation under the legal business name of Lincolnshire Senior Care, LLC.
The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. The most recent standard health inspection full report was filed on January 26, 2017 with a total of 4 health citations. The average number of health citations in Illinois is 9.1. The average number of health citations in the U.S. is 7.2. There were no complaint inspections at this facility between December 1, 2016 and November 30, 2017. Complaint inspections of an Illinois nursing home can occur if a resident, loved one or relative of a resident submits a complaint to the Illinois Department of Health and Human Services which will result in an inspection. There was one complaint in the last 3 years that resulted in a citation.
The staffing rating for Radford Green is much above average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Radford Green is 2 hours and 35 minutes. The Illinois average is 1 hour and 33 minutes, with the national average being 1 hour and 41 minutes. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at Radford Green is 1 hour and 33 minutes. The Illinois average is 56 minutes, with the national average being 50 minutes. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Radford Green is 22 minutes. The Illinois and national averages are both 6 minutes. Physical therapists are licensed healthcare professionals providing treatment to help residents regain and maintain physical functions. In this category, the time shows the average time a physical therapists providing care to residents throughout the nursing home. Not all residents of nursing homes require physical therapy.
Illinois nursing homes that are certified by Medicare and Medicaid regularly report clinical information for each of their residents to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). CMS gives nursing homes a quality of resident care star rating based on performance on 16 different measures. These measures reflect how well a nursing home cares for its residents. These listings are based on two groups which are short-stay residents who spend 100 days or less in a nursing home and long-stay residents who spend over 100 days in a nursing home.
61.3% of Radford Green’s short-stay residents improved in their ability to move around on their own. The Illinois average in this category is 63.4%, with the national average being 66.7%. Daily activities at nursing home include bathing, grooming, dressing, eating and moving from bed to chair, for example. 21.6% of Radford Green’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission compared to 22.5% for the Illinois average and 21.1 being the national average. 7.3% of Radford Green’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit. The Illinois average is 12.1%, with the national average being 11.9%. 65.3% of Radford Green’s short-stay residents were successfully discharged to the community. The Illinois average is 53.8%, with the national average being 57%. 94.6% of Radford Green’s short-stay residents received a needed flu shot for the current flu season. The Illinois average is considerably lower at 73.3% as is the national average at 80.6%.
5.3% of Radford Green’s long-stay high-risk residents developed pressure ulcers compared to the Illinois average of 5.8% and the national average of 5.6%. Pressure ulcers are areas of damaged skin caused by lying or staying in one position for too long. High-risk residents are those who have an impaired mobility, difficulty in nourishment and hydration or may be immobilized by other illness or physical injury. 20% of Radford Green’s long-stay residents had a worsened ability to move independently compared to 17.2% for the Illinois average and 18.3% for the national average. 100% Radford Green’s long-stay residents received a needed flu shot for the current flu season. Radford Green had the same perfect score, 100%, for the long-stay residents who needed and received a vaccine to prevent pneumonia.
Radford Green did not receive any nursing home fines in the last 3 years. It was noted that there was neither a federal fine nor an Illinois state fine during that 3-year period.