Aperion Care Wilmington is a senior living facility located in Wilmington, Illinois. This city has a total of 11,851 people. We gave this facility an F, which is definitely concerning in our grading scheme. If you are not satisfied with this facility's pedestrian overall grade, you may have to look in other cities as this is the only nursing home in Wilmington. If you aren't deterred by this facility's profile, you can continue reading to find out about its category grades. We discuss inspections in the next section.
Aperion Care Wilmington
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- For profit - Partnership
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Medication Management
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
While this place's overall grade was terrible, it actually fared pretty well in the area of inspections. In fact, we awarded it a grade of B for that category, which is one of our better scores. Inspection scores are based on many items located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Deficiencies are an important thing to look for on these inspections. Most importantly, you should avoid facilities with severe deficiencies linked to risks to resident well being. This particular nursing home received 8 deficiencies on its inspection report. Overall, this is still a solid inspection report, but we'd always recommend looking into any deficiencies you find troubling.
Short-term Care Quality
Incredibly, we gave this facility a grade of C for its short-term care score, which really isn't a bad grade. In determining our short-term care ratings, we scrutinize a facility's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists occupational therapists and other licensed professionals. This category is considered to be a solid assessment of the facility's rehabilitation services. We were surprised to find that this nursing home was below average in the two key staffing areas we assessed. It supplied fewer registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than most other nursing homes. Finally, we assessed the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 5.4 percent of this facility's residents returned home. At most facilities, closer to half of their residents are able to return home so this figure is below average.
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We gave this facility a grade of just D for our nursing rating. Our nursing rating analyzes the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We look at both the levels of licensure of those nurses as well as the quantity of hours spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.2 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a much lower figure than we are used to seeing. Finally, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in computing our nursing ratings. This place fared well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Long-term Care Quality
The next category we rated is long-term care. Sadly, it received a lowly F for this category, which is a bottom of the barrel score. Nursing homes that don't fare well in long-term care often do not provide as much nursing care and also may be struggling in a few of the areas of routine healthcare services we assessed. Once we assessed the quantity of care provided by nurses, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination records. This facility vaccinated 92.71403 percent of its residents for pneumonia. To our surprise, this place actually fared well at keeping its patients out of the hospital. Indeed, it had just 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. This was its best score in this category.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Aperion Care Wilmington Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Aperion Care Wilmington, 8.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Aperion Care Wilmington, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric gauges the percent of long-term care patients who sustained falls which resulted in serious injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indicator of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Aperion Care Wilmington, 2.6% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often linked to nursing homes with worse hygiene protocols. More frequent bathing can limit the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Note that this statistic is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Aperion Care Wilmington, 18.4% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to make sure these medications are being used appropriately. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Aperion Care Wilmington, 19.11% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients receiving antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Aperion Care Wilmington, 29.8% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who are exhibiting symptoms of depression. Some would argue this is a reliable measure of quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Aperion Care Wilmington, 87.49% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Aperion Care Wilmington, 14.23% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Aperion Care Wilmington, 19.34% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care residents that retained mobility levels.
In Aperion Care Wilmington, 1.51 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is critical to maintaining the physical health of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Aperion Care Wilmington, 19.34 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Aperion Care Wilmington, 11.45 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Aperion Care Wilmington, 71.39% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Higher levels of independence with activities of daily living usually correlates with successful rehabilitation services.
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