Terraces at the Clare

Terraces at the Clare, 55 E. Pearson, Chicago, IL 60611

Terraces at the Clare has 48 certified beds. It participates in Medicare and is owned by an enterprise that is for profit. The overall rating for Terraces at the Clare is much above average. It has a high rating for its health inspection and staffing services. Its quality measures are considered above average.

The owners and managers of Terraces at the Clare are known by the legal business name Chicago Senior Care, LLC. The limited liability company is made up of different partnerships and even a family trust. According to the nursing home profile, there have been no fines assessed against Terraces at the Clare in the last three years. This facility seems to be one of the smaller nursing homes facilities in the Chicago area, but yet is considered very well by the rating system available.

The Illinois Department of Health and Family Services usually inspect Illinois nursing facilities on average, every 15 months. On June 18, 2015 Terraces at the Clare was inspected where no health deficiencies were found.

With respect to the important aspect of running a nursing home is the measure of how many hours each resident receives care from registered nurses, licensed practical nurses (LPNs), certified nurse’s aides and physical and vocational therapists. At the Terraces at the Clare, the total number of licensed nurse staff hour per resident per day is 2 hours and 18 minutes. That is way above the Illinois average of 57 minutes per resident per day and even higher than the national average of 51 minutes. This is an obvious area where the Terraces at the Clare excels. Although not as a dramatic difference, this facility provides more certified nurse’s aides time per resident that the state and national averages.

In physical therapy, again Terraces at the Clare far exceeds the time given to each resident per day by a wide margin compared to the averages for both Illinois and the U.S. averages. Each resident on average receive 23 minutes of physical therapy each day compared to just 6 minutes per day per resident for Illinois and the U.S.

Terraces at the Clare has distinguished itself from other nursing facilities in the quality of care it provides. It holds itself out for its skilled nursing for short term and extended stay residents. It has received a 5 star rating by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Like most nursing homes, the Terraces at the Clare tries mightily to make residents feel like they are still in their own homes. It has one-and two-bedroom suites. The facility holds itself out to be diligent in medication supervision, therapy services and a day spa. The nursing home also provides assisted living services that includes medication monitoring, transportation for in facility or outside dining and personalize assistance like bathing, grooming and dressing.

There is also an amenity package available that gives residents concierge services, weekly housekeeping, daily bed making, chef-prepared meals and social worker services.

It is vitally important for families to carefully and diligently visit numerous nursing homes before deciding which one best suit the needs of you or your loved one. When visiting a potential Illinois nursing home be sure to be prepared to ask questions about cost, staffing, meal preparation, room accommodations, and special medical or physical needs. There are many more questions that must be answered depending on the person.

1 Vital Statistics
Number of Beds: 48 certified bedsMore Information

Beds in the nursing home that have been approved by the federal government to participate in Medicare or Medicaid.

Accepts: MedicareMore Information

Shows if the nursing home participates in the Medicare, Medicaid, or both.

2 Key Ratings
Star Rating Summary
Overall Rating More Information

A rating of 1 to 5 stars based on the health inspection, staffing, and quality measures ratings combined into one. More stars are better.

Five StarsMuch Above Average
Health Inspection More Information

A rating of 1 to 5 stars based on the nursing home’s health inspection results. More stars are better.

Five StarsMuch Above Average
Staffing More Information

A rating of 1 to 5 stars based on the nursing home’s staffing hours for Registered Nurses (RNs), Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs), Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVNs), and Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs). More stars are better.

Five StarsMuch Above Average
RN Staffing More Information

A rating of 1 to 5 stars based on the amount of time Registered Nurses (RNs) spend with residents as reported by the nursing home. More stars are better.

Five StarsMuch Above Average
Quality Measures More Information

A rating of 1 to 5 stars based on resident assessment data that show how well the nursing home cares for residents’ needs. More stars are better.

Five StarsMuch Above Average
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
DescriptionTerraces at the ClareIllinois Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
5.9%10.7%
Percent of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
0.0%1.1%
Percentage of short-stay residents who needed and got a flu shot for the current flu season.
Higher percentages are better.
74.2%73.1%
Percentage of short-stay residents who needed and got a vaccine to prevent pneumonia.
Higher percentages are better .
66.4%75.4%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time.
Lower percentages are better.
1.4%2.3%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
DescriptionTerraces at the ClareIllinois
Average
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury.
Lower percentages are better.
5.1%3.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection.
Lower percentages are better.
5.3%3.5%
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain.
Lower percentages are better.
NOT
AVAILABLE
6.8%
Percentage of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers.
Lower percentages are better.
0.0%5.8%
Percentage of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
NOT
AVAILABLE
41.6%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have/had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder.
Lower percentages are better.
5.5%2.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained..
Lower percentages are better.
0.0%0.4%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened.
Lower percentages are better.
NOT
AVAILABLE
17.7%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased.
Lower percentages are better.
9.7%14.1%
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight.
Lower percentages are better.
13.2%7.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who have symptoms of depression.
Lower percentages are better.
10.8%18.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication..
Lower percentages are better.
21.6%21.5%
Percentage of long-stay residents who needed and got a flu shot for the current flu season.
Higher percentages are better.
66.7%92.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine.
Higher percentages are better.
97.4%90.8%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication.
Lower percentages are better.
12.8%19.3%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 06/18/2015
Total number of health deficiencies: 0
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 9.2

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