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Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center

Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center is located on Chicago’s south side in the Beverly neighborhood. The overall rating for Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center is much below average. The facility has 228 certified beds which participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. The ownership of Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center is by an individual and is operated for-profit. Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center is not in a continuing care retirement community.

Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center has a resident and family council. Residents and family council can arrange for communications with the facility’s staff. Illinois and federal law requires nursing homes to allow councils to be set up by residents and families. It is always a good idea to consult with the administrator of the nursing facility to know whether or not the nursing home has a resident and family council. If there is not a council in place, speak to a council president to find out how the nursing home has acted and why it doesn’t have a council in place.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes approximately every 18 months. When a resident or family member or a loved one files a complaint, an inspection is most likely to have taken place. At Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center there were 3 complaint inspections with full reports filed between August 1, 2015 and July 31, 2016.

According to the Nursing Home Care information found on the Medicare.gov website, Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center had a total of 21 health deficiencies when inspected. This is three times more than the average number of health deficiencies at Illinois nursing homes and the U.S. overall. The health inspection rating for Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center was much below average.

The health inspections showed deficiencies in one mistreatment; six quality of care deficiencies; one deficiency in resident assessment; one deficiency in resident rights; one deficiency in nutrition and dietary; four deficiencies in pharmacy services; six deficiencies in environmental and one deficiency in administration. The average number of health deficiencies in Illinois is 7.7 and the average number of health deficiencies in the U.S. is 7.0.

The State of Illinois also conducts fire safety inspections. Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center was cited for 19 fire safety deficiencies. The average number of fire safety deficiencies in Illinois is 6.5. The average number of fire deficiencies in the U.S. is 3.3.

The overall rating for staffing at Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center was much below average. The same was for registered nurse staffing, also much below average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center was 1 hour and 18 minutes whereas the Illinois average for total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day was 1 hour and 33 minutes. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center were 30 minutes. This was considerably lower than the Illinois and national averages which were 56 minutes and 51 minutes, respectively. The certified nursing aid (CNA) hours per resident per day were 2 hours and 7 minutes at Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center. The Illinois average was 2 hours and 15 minutes and the national average was 2 hours and 28 minutes. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center was listed at 2 minutes. This was considerably lower than the Illinois and national averages for physical therapy staff hours per resident per day which were both 6 minutes.

Under federal law, all nursing homes, including those in Illinois, are to provide enough staff to adequately and safely care for residents. However, there is no current federal standard for the best nursing home staffing levels. An Illinois nursing home must have at least one registered nurse for at least 8 straight hours a day, 7 days a week and either a registered nurse or a licensed practical nurse/licensed vocational nurse on duty 24 hours per day. Some states, including Illinois, may have additional staffing requirements. Certified nursing assistants should provide care to nursing home residents 24 hours per day, 7 days a week. In the category of physical therapy service hours, that depends on really what the facility’s residents require or how the Illinois nursing home is set up to specialize. The staffing numbers that are listed on the Medicare.gov website for Illinois nursing homes are based on information reported by the nursing home. They represent staffing levels for a 2-week period prior to the time of a state inspection.

At Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center just 28.3% of its short-stay residents made improvements in function while a resident there. This percentage was much lower than the Illinois average of 60.1% and the national average of 63.3% for the percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function. 33.9% of Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. This percentage was higher than both the Illinois and national averages for this category. 14.4% of Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit. This was higher than the Illinois average of 12.1% and the national average of 11.5%. 33.3% of Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center’s short-stay residents were successfully discharged to the community. The Illinois average was 51.5% and the national average 55%. At Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center just 9.6% of its short-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine. This was much lower than the Illinois and national averages which were 77.2% and 81.4% in this category. The Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center’s short-stay residents who were assessed and given the appropriate seasonal influenza vaccine was just 15.9%. Again, this was much lower than the Illinois and national averages which were 75.1% and 80.1%, respectively.

17% of Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center’s long-stay residents reported a worsened ability to move independently. This percentage was better than the Illinois and national averages in this category. The Illinois average of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened was 17.9% and the U.S. average was 18.2%. 34.8% of Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center’s long-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate seasonal influenza vaccine. This percentage was considerably lower than the Illinois average of 92.8% and the national average of 94.5% of long-stay residents who were assessed and given the appropriate seasonal influenza vaccine. Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center performed much better in providing its long-stay residents with the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine at 78.6% which was still lower than the Illinois average of 91.9% in this category.

Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center received a federal fine of $4,550 on August 8, 2013. 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: 228 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

One Star Much Below 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

One Star Much Below 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

One Star Much Below Average
RN Staffing One Star Much Below 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

Four Stars Above Average
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
Description Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center Illinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
0.0% 10.2%
Percentage of SNF residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
Lower percentages are better.
5.4% Not Available
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
10.0% 72.8%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
6.9% 74.7%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time
Lower percentages are better.
2.5% 2.1%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
Description Southpoint Nursing & Rehab Center Illinois
Average
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Lower percentages are better.
1.2% 3.3%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Lower percentages are better.
0.3% 3.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
0.0% 4.9%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
Lower percentages are better.
9.6% 7.6%
Percent of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
Lower percentages are better.
77.5% 46.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Lower percentages are better.
1.2% 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.
16.3% 16.5%
Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Lower percentages are better.
7.4% 13.8%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Lower percentages are better.
9.4% 6.3%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
Lower percentages are better.
1.7% 19.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
10.6% 20.2%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
60.7% 92.9%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
38.2% 89.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
3.7% 18.8%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 06/14/2018
Total number of health deficiencies: 20
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 10.6

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