The Mosaic of Lakeshore
The Mosaic of Lakeshore has 313 certified beds that participate in both Medicare and Medicaid. The facility is located in the Rogers Park neighborhood on Chicago’s north side. The ownership of Mosaic of Lakeshore is an individual for profit. The Mosaic of Lakeshore is not in a continuing care retirement community. Its overall rating is much below average.
The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes approximately every 18 months. One of these inspections was done at The Mosaic of Lakeshore that was completed on March 1, 2016. The inspections by the Illinois Department of Health and Human Service is designed to understand if there are any health deficiencies, mistreatment, required nutrition and dietary protocol, pharmacy services and environmental issues. The Mosaic of Lakeshore was found to have ten health deficiencies during the inspection period July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016. There were no violations of any fire safety matters.
Based on observation, interview and record review from the March 1, 2016 survey, the facility, The Mosaic of Lakeshore, failed to ensure a privacy curtain during hygiene care for one resident. On February 17, 2016, a resident was being bathed by a Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA). The resident had no clothes on except for an adult diaper and was in full view of her roommate. The CNA admitted that she did not pull the privacy curtain while the resident was unclothed. The resident said she “felt ashamed” because of the exposure. The facility failed to follow its own policy in that respect.
In another health issue during this inspection, it was found that the facility failed to revise the plan of care to include interventions to prevent or reduce the risk of falling of a resident while sitting up in a chair. This resident had two prior falls from a chair prior to this one.
The Mosaic of Lakeshore was considered average in terms of staffing. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at The Mosaic of Lakeshore was 1 hour and 28 minutes. This was substantially the same number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day as the Illinois average and the national average. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at The Mosaic of Lakeshore were just 37 minutes. This was 20 minutes less than the Illinois average of 57 minutes and 14 minutes less than the national average of 51 minutes in this category. The CNA hours per resident per day were 2 hours and 13 minutes which nearly matches the Illinois and national averages in this category.
The Mosaic of Lakeshore is rated below much average in quality measures. For example, 21.4% of The Mosaic of Lakeshore’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. This is only slightly better than the Illinois average and matches nearly identically to the national average for this category of re-hospitalizations. Just 5.5% of The Mosaic of Lakeshore’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit. This percentage is considered very favorably next to the Illinois average of 12.1% and the national average as well.
The Mosaic of Lakeshore’s long-stay high-risk residents experienced the onset of pressure ulcers in 11.8% of its residents. This is far worse on average compared to Illinois and U.S. averages in this category. 22.2% of The Mosaic of Lakeshore’s long-stay residents had experienced worsened ability to move independently. The Illinois average of 17.9% of long-stay residents experienced worsened conditions in moving independently. The national average was also lower by percentage points compared to The Mosaic of Lakeshore in this category.
90.8% of The Mosaic of Lakeshore’s long-stay residents were assessed and given the appropriate seasonal influenza vaccine. This percentage was only slightly lower than the Illinois and national averages in this category.
The Mosaic of Lakeshore was fined on November 20, 2013 in the amount of $17,150. Another fine was assessed in the amount of $6,726 on June 12, 2014. According to the Medicare.gov Nursing Home Compare website, these fines were in the federal fine category.