Winchester House, 1125 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Libertyville, Illinois 60048
Winchester House is located in Libertyville, Illinois, which is a northwestern suburb to the City of Chicago located approximately 41.7 miles from the center of the City of Chicago. The facility has an overall rating of below average. It has 224 certified beds that participates in both Medicare and Medicaid. Winchester House is not within a Continuing Care Retirement Community. It has a resident and family council. The ownership of Winchester House is a for-profit corporation under the legal business name of Transitional Care of Lake County, LLC.
The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. The health inspection rating for Winchester House is below average receiving just two stars out of a possible five. There has been no health inspection at this facility since November 28, 2017. The previous standard health inspection was completed on November 6, 2017 resulting in 10 health citations. The average number of health citations in Illinois is 6.2. The average number of health citations in the U.S. is 5.8. Between May 1, 2017 and April 30, 2018, there were 2 full complaint inspections reports filed. In the past three years, the number of complaints that resulted in citations were 13. The number of times in the past 3 years a facility-reported issue resulted in a citation was 3 times.
The staffing rating for Winchester House is average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Winchester House is 1 hour and 3 minutes. The Illinois average is 1 hour and 25 minutes, with the national average being 1 hour and 32 minutes. The registered nurse hours per resident per day at Winchester House is 51 minutes compared to 47 minutes for Illinois and 40 minutes for the national average. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at Winchester House is 4 minutes. The Illinois and national averages are both 6 minutes in this category.
30.2% of Winchester House’s short-stay residents were re-hospitalized after a nursing home admission. The Illinois average is 22.6%, with the national average being 21.1%. 9.9% of Winchester House’s short-stay residents had an outpatient emergency department visit compared to 12.1% for the Illinois average and 11.9% for the national average. 46.4% of Winchester House’s short-stay residents were successfully discharged to the community. The Illinois average is higher at 53.8% as is the national average standing at 57%. 59.7% of Winchester House’s short-stay residents received a needed vaccine to prevent pneumonia. The Illinois average is 75.4%. The national average is 83.3%.
2.5% of Winchester House’s long-stay residents experienced one or more falls with major injury. The Illinois and national averages in this category are both 3.4%. 4.1% of Winchester House’s long-stay high-risk residents developed pressure ulcers. The Illinois average is 5.8% with the national average being 5.6%. 97% of Winchester House’s long-stay residents received a needed flu shot for the current flu season. The Illinois average is 92.8% with the national average being 95.1%.
Winchester House received a fine on June 3, 2015 for $6,728. No other federal or Illinois state fines were reported during that 3-year period.