Victorian Village Health and Well
Victorian Village Health and Well, 12525 W. Renaissance Circle, Homer Glen, Illinois 60491
Victorian Village is located in the southwestern suburb of Homer Glen, Illinois, which is approximately 31.2 miles from the center of the City of Chicago. The overall rating for Victorian Village is much above average. The facility has 50 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 and levels of care. This is an important asset in that residents may move from one level of care to another based on their medical needs while still remaining in the same nursing home. Victorian Village has a resident council only. 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 Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. The health inspection rating for Victorian Village is above average. The most recent standard health inspection was filed on June 23, 2017 showing 3 health citations. The average number of health citations in Illinois following a standard health inspection is 9.1. The average number of health citations following a health inspection in the U.S. is 7.2. There were no complaint inspections between December 1, 2016 and November 30, 2017. The total number of complaints in the past three years that resulted in a citation at Victorian Village were 3. Complaint inspections of an Illinois nursing home can occur if a resident, loved one or relative of a resident submits a complaint to the Illinois Department of Health and Human Services which will result in an inspection.
Victorian Village received a staffing rating of much above average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Victorian Village is 1 hour and 42 minutes. The Illinois average is 1 hour and 33 minutes, with the national average being 1 hour and 41 minutes. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at the facility was 1 hour and 24 minutes compared to 56 minutes for the Illinois average and 50 minutes being the national average. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at this facility is 26 minutes. That is substantially higher than both the Illinois and national averages which both stand at 6 minutes of physical therapy staff hours per resident per day. The registered nurse staffing rating at Victorian Village 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.
The quality of resident care at Victorian Village is rated average. 64.6% of Victorian Village’s short-stay residents improved in their ability to move around on their own. The Illinois average is 63.4%, with the national average being 66.7%. 35.5% of Victorian Village’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. The Illinois average is 22.5% and the national average being 21.1%. 14.2% of Victorian Village’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit. The Illinois average in this category is 12.1%. 55.3% of Victorian Village’s short-stay residents were successful discharged to the community. The Illinois average in this category is 53.8% with the national average being 57%. 84.2% of Victorian Village’s short-stay residents received a needed vaccine to prevent pneumonia. This percentage was higher than the Illinois average of 76.3% and the national average of 82.8%.
11.5% of Victorian Village’s long-stay residents had an increased need for help with daily activities compared to the Illinois average of 14.4% and the national average being 15.1%. Daily activities include: bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, moving from bed to chair, mobility and using the bathroom. 97.4% of the facility’s long-stay residents received a needed flu shot during the current flu season. This percentage was higher than both the Illinois and national averages, which stand at 92.8% and 94.8%, respectively.
Victorian Village 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.