Wynscape Health and Rehab
Wynscape Health and Rehab, 2180 Manchester Road, Wheaton, Illinois 60187
The overall rating for Wynscape Health and Rehab is above average. The facility has 199 certified beds that participates in Medicare only. The facility is 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. Wynscape Health and Rehab 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 facility is located in Wheaton, Illinois, which is a western suburb to the City of Chicago approximately 31.7 miles from the center of the City of Chicago. The ownership of Wynscape Health and Rehab is a for profit corporation.
The Illinois Department of Health and Human Services regularly inspects Illinois nursing homes on average every 18 months. The most recent standard health inspection for Wynscape Health and Rehab was done on May 25, 2017 reporting 7 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. 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. In the past 3 years, a facility-reported issue that resulted in citation occurred twice.
The staffing rating for Wynscape Health and Rehab is above average. The total number of licensed nurse staff hours per resident per day at Wynscape Health and Rehab is 1 hour and 57 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 Wynscape Health and Rehab is 1 hour and 40 minutes. The Illinois average is 56 minutes, with the national average being 50 minutes. The physical therapy staff hours per resident per day at this facility is 10. The Illinois and national averages are both 6 minutes for physical therapy staff hours per resident per day. The registered nurse staffing rating for Wynscape Health and Rehab 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.
79.7% of Wynscape Health and Rehab’s short-stay residents improved in their ability to move around on their own. This percentage was higher than both the Illinois and national averages which are 63.4% and 66.7%, respectively. 61% of Wynscape Health and Rehab’s short-stay residents were successfully discharged to the community. The Illinois average is 53.8% and the national average being 57%. 91.4% of Wynscape Health and Rehab’s short-stay residents received a needed vaccine to prevent pneumonia. The Illinois average was just 76.3%, with the national average being higher at 82.8%.
1.4% of Wynscape Health and Rehab’s long-stay high-risk residents developed pressure ulcers while a resident at the facility. This compared favorably to the Illinois average of 5.8% and the national average of 5.6%. 94.4% of Wynscape Health and Rehab’s long-stay residents received a needed flu shot for the current flu season. The Illinois average is 92.8%.
Wynscape Health and Rehab 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.