St. James Wellness Rehab Villas
St. James Wellness Rehab Villas, 1251 E. Richton Road, Crete, Illinois 60417
The overall rating for St. James Wellness Rehab Villas is average. The facility is located in Crete, Illinois which is a southern suburb of the City of Chicago lying approximately 36.4 miles from the center of the City of Chicago. The facility has 110 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. It is not in a Continuing Care Retirement Community. St. James Wellness Rehab Villas has a resident and family council. Resident and family councils are important to facilitate communications with the nursing home staff. The ownership of the nursing home facility is a for profit corporation under the legal business name of St. James Wellness Rehab and Villas, LLC.
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 Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. The most recent standard health inspection was completed on December 9, 2016 identifying 12 health citations. The average number of health citations in Illinois is 9.2. The average number of health citations in the U.S. is 7.2. In addition to the regularly scheduled standard health inspections, a resident, family member or loved may file a complaint with the Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regarding the care and treatment of a nursing home resident. There were two such reports filed for St. James Wellness Rehab Villas between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017. The number of complaints in the past three years that resulted in citation at St. James Wellness Rehab Villas was 15.
The rating for St. James Wellness Rehab Villas for staffing is much below average receiving just one star out of a possible five. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at St. James Wellness Rehab Villas is 1 hour and 8 minutes compared to 1 hour and 33 minutes for the Illinois average and 1 hour and 41 minutes for the national average. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at St. James Wellness Rehab Villas is 26 minutes. The Illinois average is well above that at 56 minutes with the national average being 50 minutes. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at St. James Wellness Rehab Villas is 8 minutes. Both the Illinois and national averages in this category are 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 physical therapists providing care to residents throughout the nursing home. Not all residents of nursing homes require physical therapy. The registered nurse staffing rating at St. James Wellness Rehab Villas is below average.
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.
60.7% of St. James Wellness Rehab Villas’ short-stay residents received a need vaccine to prevent pneumonia compared to 76% for the Illinois average and 83.1% for the national average. 2.1% of St. James Wellness Rehab Villas’ short-stay residents reported moderate to severe pain. This percentage was substantially lower than both the Illinois and national averages in this category which stand at 11% and 13.7%, respectively.
57.3% of St. James Wellness Rehab Villas’ long-stay low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder. The Illinois average is 44.5% with the national average being 47.7%. 17.1% of St. James Wellness Rehab Villas’ short-stay residents had a worsened ability to move independently. The Illinois average in this category was the same at 17.1% with the national average being 18.1%. 7.4% of St. James Wellness Rehab Villas’ long-stay residents had an increased need for help with daily activities. This percentage was considerably lower than both the Illinois and national averages, which stand at 4.2% and 15%, respectively. 94.2% of St. James Wellness Rehab Villas’ long-stay residents received a needed flu shot for the current flu season. The Illinois average is 92.8%, with the national average being 94.9%.
St. James Wellness Rehab Villas 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.