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The Terrace Nursing Home

The Terrace Nursing Home, 1615 Sunset Avenue, Waukegan, Illinois 60087

The overall rating for The Terrace Nursing Home is average. The facility is located 46.6 miles north of the center of the City of Chicago. It has 115 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. It is not within a Continuing Care Retirement Community. A Continuing Care Retirement Community offers multiple housing options for different levels of nursing needs and care. A nursing home is typically the most service-intensive housing option. Residents may move from one level to another based on their medical needs.

The Terrace Nursing Home has a resident council only. The facility is owned by a for-profit corporation under the legal business name of TN Care, LLC.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. The most recent health inspection resulted in 4 health citations. The full report was filed on January 3, 2018. The average number of health citations in Illinois is 10.4. The average number of health citations in the U.S. is 7.8.

In addition to the regular health inspections, a complaint inspection will result when an individual resident, family member or loved one reports to the Illinois Department of Health and Human Services that some violation or noncompliance has taken place. There were no complaint inspections from April 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019. In the last 3 years there were 4 complaints which resulted in a citation. Over the past 3 years, the facility-reported citations were 3 times.

The staffing rating at The Terrace Nursing Home is average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at The Terrace Nursing Home is 1 hour and 16 minutes compared to 1 hour and 24 minutes for the Illinois average and 1 hour and 33 minutes for the national average. The registered nurse hours per resident per day is 43 minutes at The Terrace Nursing Home compared to the 46 minutes for the Illinois average and 41 minutes for the national average. The physical therapist staff hours per resident per day at The Terrace Nursing Home was 2 minutes. The Illinois and national averages are both 5 minutes.

The quality of resident care rating at The Terrace Nursing Home is average. 18% of The Terrace Nursing Home’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. The Illinois average is 24.6% with the national average being 22.6%. 4.5% of The Terrace Nursing Home’s short-stay residents developed pressure ulcers that were new or worsened. The national average is 1.6%. 51.5% of The Terrace Nursing Home’s short-stay residents received a needed flu shot for the current flu season compared to 72.8% being the Illinois average and 82.3% being the national average.

The number of hospitalizations per 1,000 long-stay residents at The Terrace Nursing Home is 2.35. The Illinois average is 1.89, with the national average being 1.75. 5.8% of The Terrace Nursing Home’s long-stay high-risk residents developed pressure ulcers. The Illinois average is 7.6%, with the national average being 7.4%. 12.1% of The Terrace Nursing Home’s long-stay residents had an increased need for help with daily activities compared to 13.8% for the Illinois average and 14.8% for the national average. 100% of The Terrace Nursing Home’s long-stay residents received a needed flu shot for the current flu season. The Illinois average is 92.9%, with the national average being 95.6%.

The Terrace Nursing Home 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.

1 Vital Statistics
Number of Beds: 115 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

Three Stars 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

Three Stars 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

Three Stars Average
RN Staffing Four Stars 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

Three Stars Average
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
Description Terrace Nursing Home,the Illinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
13.7% 10.2%
Percentage of SNF residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
Lower percentages are better.
4.5% Not Available
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
51.5% 72.8%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
54.7% 74.7%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time
Lower percentages are better.
6.7% 2.1%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
Description Terrace Nursing Home,the Illinois
Average
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Lower percentages are better.
2.2% 3.3%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Lower percentages are better.
4.5% 3.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
6.9% 4.9%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
Lower percentages are better.
5.8% 7.6%
Percent of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
Lower percentages are better.
48.6% 46.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Lower percentages are better.
6.6% 2.4%
Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained
Lower percentages are better.
1.3% 0.3%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened
Lower percentages are better.
15.5% 16.5%
Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Lower percentages are better.
12.1% 13.8%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Lower percentages are better.
3.1% 6.3%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
Lower percentages are better.
65.8% 19.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
20.1% 20.2%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
100.0% 92.9%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
95.6% 89.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
13.0% 18.8%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 01/30/2019
Total number of health deficiencies: 9
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 10.6

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