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Briar Place Nursing and Rehabilitation

  • Nursing Home
  • Memory Care

Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: F
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Briar Place Nursing and Rehabilitation's website

6800 West Joliet,
La Grange IL 60525

(708) 246-8500

89.26% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Briar Place Nursing and Rehabilitation has been flagged for abuse in the past 12 months. We have capped this facility's overall grade accordingly.

Briar Place Nursing and Rehabilitation is one of just three available nursing homes in La Grange, Illinois. With an overall grade of F, we consider this to be a lower end nursing home. While the city grade in La Grange which is also just a D, you still should be able to do better. More information on this nursing home's category grades may be found below. Its best category is long-term care, which is discussed in the next section.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • For profit - Individual
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Respite Care
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Dentistry
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Cardiac Therapy
  • Tracheotomy Care
  • Hemodialysis
  • Podiatry
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Laboratory
  • X-Ray
  • Pain Management
  • Optometry
  • Colostomy Care

Registered Staff Hours

Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2021)
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Long-term Care Quality

Grade: D

We did not have any positive things to say about this nursing home's overall grade or its category grades. Nevertheless, with a D in this category, it still performed relatively badly. Nursing homes that do not fare well in this category typically are not as well-staffed and are lagging in some of the areas of routine medical care we assessed. One of the datapoints we considered on top of nurse's aid hours was vaccinations. Frankly, we were a bit worried that this facility administered the pneumonia vaccination to just 68.65853 percent of its patients. To our surprise, this nursing home actually fared well at keeping its patients out of the hospital. In fact, it had just 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days. This is its best feature in this category.

Facility Inspections

Grade: F

Among this facility's alarming category grades was an F for its inspection grade. More often than not, this means we found some red flags on the facility's inspection reports. For nursing homes that received this bad of an inspection rating, we would scrutinize any severe deficiencies on its inspection report. This facility was assessed 7 deficiencies on its inspection report. The only positive thing we can say is that none of its deficiencies were in the categories that indicate that they created a threat to resident safety or health. Lastly, this nursing home was cited by CMS for possible abuse or neglect. This is generally a really bad sign. We would never recommend this facility.

Nurse Quality

Grade: F

Unfortunately, we gave this facility an F for its nursing grade. The nursing rating weighs a variety of datapoints. The most heavily weighted factor is the number of hours nurses spend with residents. This nursing home offered a meager 0.1 hours of nursing care per resident on a daily basis. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in computing our nursing scores. This nursing home performed well in terms of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: F

The final area we assessed was short-term care, where this nursing home received a very poor score here as well. It received an abysmal F in this area, which is obviously very concerning. With our short-term care score, we endeavor to create a meaningful barometer for rehabilitation services. In this process, we assess the nursing home's scope of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. With a score of this caliber for this category, we were not shocked to discover that this place was below average in the two key staffing areas we looked at. It provided far fewer physical therapist and registered nurse hours per patient than most other facilities. The last item we considered in this category is the percentage of residents that returned home from the nursing home. This nursing home struggled quite a bit in this area as well, with just 3 percent of its residents returning home. This was well below average.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jul 22

Briar Place Nursing and Rehabilitation Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A-minus

In Briar Place Nursing and Rehabilitation, 8.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This is is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that are suffering from new or worsened pressure ulcers. We've found that pressure ulcers are a solid indicator of a facility's nursing care quality.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A

In Briar Place Nursing and Rehabilitation, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls

This is the percentage of residents that have had a fall which resulted in severe injury.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A

In Briar Place Nursing and Rehabilitation, 2.6% of Patients had UTIs

This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients who have suffered from UTI's. UTI's could be an indication of a nursing home with worse hygiene protocols. However, this metric could be misleading for certain nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: F

In Briar Place Nursing and Rehabilitation, 18.4% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percent of patients who were prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used to treat a variety of medical conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: D

In Briar Place Nursing and Rehabilitation, 19.11% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of patients given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety medications are prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: F

In Briar Place Nursing and Rehabilitation, 29.8% of Patients

This metric measures the percent of long-term stay residents demonstrating symptoms of depression. Some experts believe that this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of life.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: D

In Briar Place Nursing and Rehabilitation, 87.49% of Patients

This is the percentage of patients who have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: F

In Briar Place Nursing and Rehabilitation, 14.23% Percentage of Patients

This indicates the percent of residents who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. High levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living may be a sign of the decline of a resident's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: A

In Briar Place Nursing and Rehabilitation, 19.34% Percentage of Residents

This indicates the percent of patients who retained mobility levels over time. Preserving mobility is often a great sign for residents' health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: C

In Briar Place Nursing and Rehabilitation, 1.51 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This is the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between staying out of the hospital and the quality of nursing home care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: D

In Briar Place Nursing and Rehabilitation, 19.34 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B

In Briar Place Nursing and Rehabilitation, 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. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to measure patient care during rehabilitation.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: B-minus

In Briar Place Nursing and Rehabilitation, 71.39% Percentage of Resident

This datapoint measures the percent of short-term stay residents who experienced functional improvements.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Adventist La Grange Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 2 miles away5101 S Willow Springs Rd La Grange Illinois 60525Voluntary non-profit - Church(708) 352-1200
  • Adventist Hinsdale HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 2.95 miles away120 North Oak St Hinsdale Illinois 60521Voluntary non-profit - Private(630) 856-9000
  • Macneal HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 6.71 miles away3249 South Oak Park Avenue Berwyn Illinois 60402Proprietary(708) 783-9100
  • Elmhurst Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 6.81 miles away155 East Brush Hill Road Elmhurst Illinois 60126Proprietary(331) 221-0130
  • Loyola University Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 6.93 miles away2160 S 1st Avenue Maywood Illinois 60153Voluntary non-profit - Private(708) 216-9000
  • Advocate Good Samaritan HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 7.04 miles away3815 Highland Avenue Downers Grove Illinois 60515Voluntary non-profit - Church(630) 275-5900
  • Palos Community HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 7.89 miles away12251 South 80th Avenue Palos Heights Illinois 60463Voluntary non-profit - Private(708) 923-4000
  • Advocate Christ Hospital & Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 8.8 miles away4440 W 95th Street Oak Lawn Illinois 60453Voluntary non-profit - Church(708) 684-8000

Nearby Dialysis

  • Fmc - Willowbrook2.31 miles away6300 S Kingery Hwy Ste 408 Willowbrook Illinois 60527CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (630) 325-0309
  • Fmc - Summit4.6 miles away7320 Archer Avenue Summit Argo Illinois 60501Dialysis Stations: 12 (708) 594-1777
  • Usrc - Hickory Hills Dialysis5.21 miles away9640 S. Roberts Road Suite B-3a Hickory Hills Illinois 60457Dialysis Stations: 13 (708) 459-9598
  • Fmc - Westchester5.25 miles away2400 Wolf Road, Suite 101 A Westchester Illinois 60154CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 22 (708) 409-7780
  • Fmc - Midway Dialysis5.93 miles away6201 W. 63rd Street Chicago Illinois 60638CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 12 (773) 229-8268
  • Davita - Stony Creek Dialysis6.76 miles away6246 W 95th St Oak Lawn Illinois 60453CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (708) 233-9027
  • Fmc - Berwyn6.86 miles away2601 S Harlem Avenue Berwyn Illinois 60402CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 28 (708) 484-7300
  • Nx Stage Kidney Care6.92 miles away1600 W 16th St Ste 13 Oak Brook Illinois 60523Dialysis Stations: 8 (630) 475-4340