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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.

1 Vital Statistics
Number of Beds: 54 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

Five Stars Much 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 St Joseph Village Of Chicago Illinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
8.9% 10.2%
Percentage of SNF residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
Lower percentages are better.
0.5% Not Available
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
98.9% 72.8%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
97.9% 74.7%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time
Lower percentages are better.
2.0% 2.1%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
Description St Joseph Village Of Chicago Illinois
Average
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Lower percentages are better.
0.0% 3.3%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Lower percentages are better.
1.6% 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.
63.9% 46.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Lower percentages are better.
0.0% 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.
10.6% 16.5%
Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Lower percentages are better.
0.0% 13.8%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Lower percentages are better.
0.9% 6.3%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
Lower percentages are better.
0.0% 19.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
0.9% 20.2%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
94.7% 92.9%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
100.0% 89.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
10.7% 18.8%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 04/11/2019
Total number of health deficiencies: 1
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 10.6

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