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West Chicago Terrace Nursing Home

West Chicago Terrace Nursing Home, 928 Joliet Road, West Chicago, Illinois 60185

The overall rating for West Chicago Terrace Nursing Home is above average receiving four out of five stars. The facility is located in the western suburb to the City of Chicago, West Chicago, Illinois, which lies approximately 37.1 miles from the center of the City of Chicago. West Chicago Terrace Nursing Home has 120 certified beds that participates in Medicaid only. The facility is not in a Continuing Care Retirement Community. It has a resident council only. The ownership of West Chicago Terrace Nursing Home is a for-profit partnership.

The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. There has been no health inspection at West Chicago Terrace Nursing Home since November 28, 2017. There was a full report on a health inspection that was conducted on June 29, 2017 resulting in 7 health citations. The average number of health citations in Illinois is 6.1. The average number of health citations in the U.S. is 5.8. A full report of a compliant inspection between February 1, 2017 and January 31, 2018 was filed. The number of complaints in the past three years that resulted in a citation at West Chicago Terrace Nursing Home was 8. The number of times in the past three years a facility-reported issue resulted in a citation was 2 times.

A complaint inspection results when a resident of an Illinois nursing home or a resident’s family member or loved one registers a complaint with the Illinois Department of Health and Human Services resulting in such an inspection. The date of the survey in West Chicago Terrace Nursing Home was September 27, 2017. Based on interview and record review, the facility was able to develop an individual plan of care to specifically address resident’s needs.

The health inspection rating for West Chicago Terrace Nursing Home is average receiving three stars out of five.

The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at West Chicago Terrace Nursing Home is 54 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 West Chicago Terrace Nursing Home is 24 minutes. The Illinois average is 56 minutes with the national average being 50 minutes in this category. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at West Chicago Terrace Nursing Home is less than 1 minute. Both the Illinois and national averages are 6 minutes in this category.

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 rating for West Chicago Terrace Nursing Home is much above average. 17.4% of West Chicago Terrace Nursing Home’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. The Illinois average is 22.5%, with the national average being 21.1%. 2.6% of West Chicago Terrace Nursing Home’s short-stay residents reported moderate to severe pain. The Illinois average is considerably higher at 11%, as is the national average at 13.7%. 27.2% of West Chicago Terrace Nursing Home’s short-stay residents received a needed flu shot for the current flu season. The Illinois average is 73.2%, with the national average being 81%.

2.1% of West Chicago Terrace Nursing Home’s long-stay low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder. The Illinois and national averages are both much higher at 44.5% and 47.7%, respectively. 83.3% of West Chicago Terrace Nursing Home’s long-stay residents received a needed vaccine to prevent pneumonia. The Illinois average is 91.3%, with the national average being 94.1%. 66.7% of West Chicago Terrace Nursing Home’s long-stay residents received antipsychotic medication. The Illinois average is 19.3%. The national average is 15.7%. Antipsychotic medications are used generally to treat mental health conditions.

West Chicago 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: 120 certified bedsinformation

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

Accepts: 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

One Star Much Below Average
RN Staffing One Star Much Below 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

Five Stars Much Above Average
3 Key Short Stay Statistics
Description West Chicago Terrace Nh Illinois
Average
Percent of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
4.9% 10.2%
Percentage of SNF residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
Lower percentages are better.
Not Available% Not Available
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
61.8% 72.8%
Percent of short-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
77.8% 74.7%
Percentage of short-stay residents who got antipsychotic medication for the first time
Lower percentages are better.
Not Available% 2.1%
4 Key Long Stay Statistics
Description West Chicago Terrace Nh Illinois
Average
Percent of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
Lower percentages are better.
0.2% 3.3%
Percent of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
Lower percentages are better.
0.0% 3.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
Lower percentages are better.
1.1% 4.9%
Percent of long-stay high-risk residents with pressure ulcers
Lower percentages are better.
Not Available% 7.6%
Percent of long-stay low-risk residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
Lower percentages are better.
1.4% 46.1%
Percent of long-stay residents who have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
Lower percentages are better.
0.0% 2.4%
Percent of long-stay residents who were physically restrained
Lower percentages are better.
0.0% 0.3%
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened
Lower percentages are better.
1.3% 16.5%
Percent of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
Lower percentages are better.
22.2% 13.8%
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
Lower percentages are better.
5.8% 6.3%
Percent of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
Lower percentages are better.
93.0% 19.2%
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
20.7% 20.2%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
91.7% 92.9%
Percent of long-stay residents assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine
Higher percentages are better.
97.1% 89.7%
Percent of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
Lower percentages are better.
76.4% 18.8%
5 Inspection Summary

Date of standard health inspection: 07/13/2018
Total number of health deficiencies: 10
Average number of health deficiencies in Illinois: 10.6

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