St. Patrick’s Residence
St Patrick’s Residence, 1400 Brookdale Road, Naperville, IL 60563
St Patrick’s Residence is located in the Chicago western suburb of Naperville, Illinois. Naperville lies approximately 36.7 miles from the center of the City of Chicago. The nursing home facility is rated much above average. It has 209 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. It is not in a Continuing Care Retirement Community. It does have a resident and family council.
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 St Patrick’s Residence is a non-profit corporation.
The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. There have been no health inspections since November 28, 2017. The previous standard health inspection was on February 10, 2017 which uncovered a total of one health citation. The average number of health citations in Illinois is 6.1. The average number of health citations in the U.S. is 5.8. In addition to the regularly scheduled health inspections, nursing home residents or their loved ones or family members can also register complaints. There was one such full report on a complaint inspection between January 1, 2017 and January 31, 2018. The number of complaints in the past three years that resulted in a citation at St Patrick’s Residence was 2. There was one facility-reported issue that resulted in a citation in the past three years.
The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at St Patrick’s Residence is 1 hour and 47 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 Patrick’s Residence is 1 hour and 13 minutes. The Illinois average is 56 minutes with the national average being 50 minutes. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at St Patrick’s Residence is 2 minutes. The Illinois average is 6 minutes as is the national average. 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 Patrick’s Residence is much above 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.
58.8% of St Patrick’s Residence’s short-stay residents improved in their ability to move around on their own compared to 64.3% for the Illinois average and 67.5% being the national average. 19.7% of St Patrick’s Residence’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission compared to 22.5% for the Illinois average and 21.1% for the national average. 13.1% of St Patrick’s Residence’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit. The Illinois average was slightly lower at 12.1% with the national average being still lower yet at 11.9% in this category.
2.9% of St Patrick’s Residence’s long-stay residents experienced one or more falls with major injury while a resident at this facility. Both the Illinois and national averages in this category are 3.4%. 15.8% % of St Patrick’s Residence’s long-stay residents had a worsened ability to move independently. The Illinois average is higher at 17.1%, with the national average being higher still at 18.2%. 99.1% of St Patrick’s Residence’s 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 Patrick’s Residence 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.