St. Joseph Village of Chicago

St. Joseph Village of Chicago, 4021 W. Belmont, Chicago, IL 60641

St. Joseph Village of Chicago has 54 certified beds. The facility participates in Medicaid and Medicare. St. Joseph Village of Chicago is owned by a corporation who operates the business as a nonprofit. St. Joseph Village of Chicago is located in the Belmont Craigin neighborhood on Chicago’s northwest side. It’s overall rating is much above average.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services conducts inspections of Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. An inspection at St. Joseph Village of Chicago was done by the department in April 2016. The survey was completed on April 15, 2016. It was shown that St. Joseph Village of Chicago failed to provide the necessary care and services to maintain the highest well-being of each resident.

Based on observation, interview and record review, the facility failed to provide effective pain management for one resident during a pressure ulcer dressing change procedure and the facility failed to provide comprehensive pain assessments at the onset of new or worsened pain. One resident had been complaining of pain off and on for several days. The caregiver stated that this was a new complaint of pain for this resident. One resident expressed nine complaints of pain during the entire month of March 2016. There had been thirty-two complaints of pain from April 6, 2016 through April 14, 2016. On April 8, 2016, the notes showed that the resident was agitated and screaming in pain due to pain in the mid back. Review of facility pain management policy and procedure states that a pain screening would be required when new pain is suspected. The pain assessment should be filled out. There should be an assessment of the resident’s physical condition history and mental status. The assessment would cover the following areas: intensity, location, onset, type and frequency, description, change, treatment, effect and what makes it better or worse.

The rating at St. Joseph Village of Chicago for staffing is much above average. The total number of nurse staff hours per resident per day was 2 hours and 35 minutes. This was more than the Illinois average of 1 hour and 34 minutes. The Registered Nurse hours per resident per day at St. Joseph Village of Chicago is 2 hours and 5 minutes. This is more than twice the hours on average for Illinois and the national averages. The Licensed Practical Nurse hours per resident per day is 31 minutes. This was actually lower than the Illinois average of 37 minutes and the national average of 51 minutes. The Certified Nursing Assistant hours per resident per day is 3 hours and 3 minutes which is substantially higher than the Illinois and national averages. The same could be said about physical staff hours per resident per day. At St. Joseph Village of Chicago, 10 minutes of physical therapy staff hours per resident per day is provided compared to the Illinois average of 6 minutes per resident per day.

The quality measures at St. Joseph Village of Chicago is considered above average. 50.1% of St. Joseph Village of Chicago’s short-stay residents made improvement in function. 22.0% of short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. 12.2% of short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit. 66.3% of St. Joseph Village of Chicago’s short-stay residents were successfully discharged to the community. This was higher on average than the Illinois and national averages in this category. 96.4% of St. Joseph Village short-stay residents were given the appropriate and timely pneumococcal vaccine. That compares favorably to the Illinois average of 77.1% and 81.1%, which is the national average in this category.

97.2% of St. Joseph Village of Chicago’s long-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate seasonal flu vaccine. This percentage was higher than both the Illinois and national averages. Likewise, 100% of St. Joseph Village of Chicago’s long-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate pneumococcal vaccine. 14.7% of St. Joseph’s long-stay residents were found to have worsened in the ability to move independently. This percentage was lower than the Illinois and national averages.

St. Joseph Village of Chicago was not assessed a state or federal fine in the last 3 years.

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