With an address in Oak Lawn, Illinois, Aperion Care Oak Lawn is one of four available facilities there. This facility was given an extremely poor overall score based on the data we looked at. Oak Lawn received a city grade of C, so there are other options in the city worth considering. Despite all this, one of the few highlights of this nursing home's report card is its strong inspection grade. You can continue reading to find out about inspections and other category grades

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Facility Inspections

B
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Historical

While this facility's overall grade was terrible, it performed pretty well in the category of inspections. In fact, we awarded it a B for that area, which is one of our better scores. Arguably the most important factor we look at in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a nursing home's recent inspection reports. It is typically best to avoid nursing homes that had a long list of deficiencies. While this place had some deficiencies on its report, none were serious based on CMS' scale. A few minor deficiencies aren't the end of the world.

Short-term Care Quality

D
Oct 18: FNov 18: FDec 18: FJan 19: FFeb 19: FMar 19: DApr 19: FMay 19: FJun 19: FJul 19: FAug 19: FSep 19: FJan 20: FMar 20: FApr 20: DMay 20: DJun 20: DJul 20: DAug 20: D
Historical

This nursing home's next most favorable category is short-term care, but even there it received a grade of just D in that category. This ended up being a well below average grade. Short-term care ratings are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of skilled nursing services. This means a wide spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, not to mention other forms of therapy. Considering its score in this area, we weren't stunned to learn that this nursing home was well below average in terms of its number of registered nurse and physical therapy hours offered to its patients based on the figures we assessed. Lastly, we assessed the percentage of residents who eventually returned home from this nursing home. This facility didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 43.6 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home.

Nurse Quality

F
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Historical

In addition, we gave this facility an F in the area of nursing care. There are a variety of criteria within this grade. Many of these factors are tied to the quantity of nurse staffing. With a meager 2.9 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis, this nursing home's nurse staffing levels were far below average. In addition to being below average in nursing hours per resident, this place also had poor marks in the quality-based measures we looked at in determining our nursing grades. We looked at the percentage of residents sustaining pressure ulcers and major falls. This place was at approximately 150 percent of the national average in both of these datapoints. This is a bad sign when you consider that many bed sores and falls are believed to be preventable with better nursing care. These statistics pulled down this facility's nursing grade significantly.

Long-term Care Quality

F
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Historical

The final category we looked at is long-term care. This nursing home was given an abysmal grade of F in this category. Long-term care ratings in this range generally are a bad sign for the quantity and quality of care provided by nurses and aids. In addition to assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 84.84848 percent of its residents. This is many points below the national average. Surprisingly, this facility was actually decent at limiting hospitalizations. While it had 2.39 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, its risk adjusted score was not bad due to it having more complex patients. This was its best score in this category

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
F
State:
B-
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B
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Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Aperion Care Oak Lawn Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This is an indication of the percentage of long-term care residents who developed new or worsened pressure ulcers . We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.

Provider
C
10.54%
State
B
7.57%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are routinely associated with lower levels of patient supervision. More supervision limits the number of major falls sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Provider
D
5.3%
State
B
3.23%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This indicates the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often caused by lower quality nursing care. More frequent bathing can minimize the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this metric is affected by by the fact that facilities have incongruent reporting standards for infections.

Provider
A+
0.25%
State
B
2.95%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Provider
B-
16.05%
State
B-
18.17%
National
B
14.18%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents taking antianxiety medications.

Provider
B+
16.16%
State
B
19.44%
National
B
19.67%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients who are exhibiting signs of depression. Many in the industry argue that this is a measure of quality of care.

Provider
F
44.75%
State
C
21.9%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who were given the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these vaccines vital to patient care.

Provider
C
91.99%
State
B-
88.88%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and continence. Some experts would argue that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.

Provider
B-
16.52%
State
B+
13.64%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This tells you the percent of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is usually a good sign for residents' well-being.

Provider
A
24.31%
State
B
15.77%
National
B
17.09%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of care.

Provider
B
1.7
State
B
1.83
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of patients.

Provider
D
24.31
State
B
15.77
National
B
17.09

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: ER Visits

This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is generally a correlation between reduced emergency room visits and the overall quality of care.

Provider
B+
9.11
State
B
10.09
National
B
10.26

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This indicates the percent of short-term care residents who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of independence with ADL's often correlates with superior rehabilitation services.

Provider
C
60.31%
State
B-
63.01%
National
B
68.04%

Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

Nearby Hospitals

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Nearby Dialysis

Davita - Stony Creek Dialysis 0.18 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 16
6246 W 95th St Oak Lawn Illinois 60453
(708) 233-9027
Davita - Chicago Ridge Dialysis 1.35 mi
Dialysis Stations: 16
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Motte Dialysis 1.75 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
5020 W. 95th Street Oak Lawn Illinois 60453
(615) 238-3136
Usrc - Hickory Hills Dialysis 1.98 mi
Dialysis Stations: 13
9640 S. Roberts Road Suite B-3a Hickory Hills Illinois 60457
(708) 459-9598
Dcc - Oak Lawn 2.07 mi
Dialysis Stations: 11
9115 S Cicero Ave, Suite 300 Oak Lawn Illinois 60453
(708) 907-3066
Davita Ford City Dialysis 2.59 mi
Dialysis Stations: 12
8159 S. Cicero Ave Chicago Illinois 60652
(773) 585-5504
Usrc - Scottsdale Dialysis 2.91 mi
CMS Rating: 3 stars
Dialysis Stations: 32
4651 W. 79th Street Chicago Illinois 60652
(773) 582-8911
Fmc - Burbank 2.99 mi
CMS Rating: 4 stars
Dialysis Stations: 26
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(708) 229-0584