Central Nursing Home is in the densely populated metropolitan area of Chicago, Illinois which has a total of 2,680,484 people. This nursing home received an F, which is really a rock-bottom score in our grading scheme. Fortunately, if you aren't satisfied with this facility, there are 81 nursing homes to choose from in the city so you should be able to find a better option. Despite all this, one of the few highlights of this nursing home's report card is its impressive inspection grade. You can continue reading to learn more about inspections and other category scores
Central Nursing Home
- Nursing Home
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- For profit - Corporation
- Offers Hospice
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
- Total Parenteral Nutrition
Registered Staff Hours
While we graded this facility incredibly poorly overall, it actually earned a very impressive inspection report this year. As a result, it earned one of our highest scores in that category with an A-. Arguably the most critical factor we look at in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies can be found on a nursing home's inspection reports. It is typically best to avoid facilities that had too many deficiencies. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Even with this deficiency, this place still received a relatively favorable report.
Long-term Care Quality
As it turns out, this facility only earned a D for its long-term care grade, which is actually one of its more respectable category scores. For prospective residents looking for a permanent residence rather than rehabilitation, long-term care is a very important category. One of the criteria we considered on top of nursing hours was vaccinations. Thankfully, this nursing home provided the pneumonia vaccination to 99.73891 percent of its patients. To our surprise, this facility also keeps its residents out of the hospital. It had just 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days. Sadly, some of its other scores in the category were not as favorable as these.
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Short-term Care Quality
As it turns out, this nursing home only received a grade of D for its short-term care grade, which is not a score to write home about. Short-term care scores are based in part on the facility's quantity of skilled nursing services. This means a broad spectrum of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and speech therapists, as well as other variations of therapy. Not surprisingly, we discovered that this nursing home provides substantially less registered nurse and physical therapist hours per resident than the average nursing home. The final datapoint we assessed in this category is the number of residents who were able to return home from the nursing home. This nursing home struggled quite a bit in this area as well, with just 0 percent of its patients returning home.
The last category we graded is nursing. Unfortunately, we gave it an F for this category, which is an abysmal grade. When computing our nursing scores, we weigh both staffing levels and the skill levels of those nurses. This facility averaged only 0.1 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality-based metrics in calculating our nursing ratings. This place fared well in the area of minimizing its residents' major falls and pressure ulcers. We consider these statistics to be reliable measures of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Central Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Central Nursing Home, 8.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by remaining in the same position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Central Nursing Home, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term patients which have had a fall which caused severe injury. We use this statistic in computing nursing scores.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Central Nursing Home, 2.6% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percent of patients that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of nursing care . UTI's are often caused by a facility with worst hygiene practices. However, this datapoint could be misleading for certain nursing homes due to different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Central Nursing Home, 18.4% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. Antipsychotic medications are given to residents for a variety of medical conditions, including dementia. Sadly, in some cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Central Nursing Home, 19.11% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Central Nursing Home, 29.8% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term patients exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Central Nursing Home, 87.49% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home residents, making these types of vaccines critical to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Central Nursing Home, 14.23% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of residents that needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Central Nursing Home, 19.34% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents that retained mobility levels.
In Central Nursing Home, 1.51 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Central Nursing Home, 19.34 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical abilities of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Central Nursing Home, 11.45 Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to assess the well-being of patients during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Central Nursing Home, 71.39% Percentage of Resident
This tells you the percentage of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
Scores for Chicago, IL
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
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