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Chicago Ridge Nursing Center

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Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: F
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Chicago Ridge Nursing Center's website

10602 Southwest Highway,
Chicago Ridge IL 60415

(708) 448-1540

81.81% estimated occupancy 1

Please note our records indicate that Chicago Ridge Nursing Center has changed ownership recently and while our data on this page is up-to-date there is a chance that the quality of this facility may change under new management.

Note: Chicago Ridge Nursing Center has been flagged for abuse in the past 12 months. We have capped this facility's overall grade accordingly.

Chicago Ridge Nursing Center is a very-large facility in Chicago Ridge, Illinois. Featuring an overall grade of F, we consider this to be a bottom of the barrel facility. If you are not happy with this facility's poor overall grade, you may find your options to be limited in Chicago Ridge. The city has just one other nursing home. More information on this nursing home's category grades is available below. Its best category is short-term care, which is addressed in the next paragraph.

Quick Details

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

Specialized Services

  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Dialysis Transportation
  • Medical Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Laboratory
  • X-Ray
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Optometry
  • Oncology Care

Registered Staff Hours

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

Grade: C

Although we gave this facility a terrible overall grade, we awarded it a grade of C for our short-term care rating. In our short-term care assessment, we attempt to create a valuable measure for rehabilitation. In this process, we assess the facility's offerings of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as respiratory therapy. In this place's case, we were surprised to learn that it actually provides less physical therapist and registered nurse hours per resident than the average facility. The hope is that this does not adversely impact the quality of care. The final statistic we considered in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return to the community. We discovered that just 5.7 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home, which is actually below average.

Nurse Quality

Grade: F

We also wanted to draw your attention to this facility's poor nursing grade where it received an F. The nursing score assesses several components, most of which are based on levels of nurse staffing. This facility offered only 0.2 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a very low total compared to most nursing homes. Lastly, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in calculating our nursing grades. This facility performed well in terms of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.

Facility Inspections

Grade: F

Unfortunately, this facility received very poor inspection reports in recent years, causing us to give them an F in our inspection category. An F in this area is generally a sign that we found red flags on the facility's inspections. With places that received this bad of an inspection score, we would scrutinize any severe deficiencies on its inspection report. This facility was assessed 7 deficiencies by government inspectors. The only positive thing we can say is that none of these deficiencies were in the categories that suggest that they created a threat to resident health or safety. Finally, this facility was cited by CMS for possible abuse or neglect. We would not recommend this facility under any circumstance.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: F

The last category we rated is long-term care. This facility received a poor grade of F in that category. Facilities that receive this type of grade in long-term care likely don't provide the type of consistent around the clock care that some other facilities provide. On top of assessing the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. Candidly, we were a bit worried that this nursing home administered the vaccine to a relatively low 25.889046 percent of its residents. Surprisingly, this place was actually able to limit hospitalizations. With just 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, this facility had less hospitalizations than most nursing homes. This is its best score in this category.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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Chicago Ridge Nursing Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: B-minus

In Chicago Ridge Nursing Center, 8.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percent of patients that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long. Better nursing protocols can reduce the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: B-plus

In Chicago Ridge Nursing Center, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls

This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in major injuries are routinely associated with lower levels of patient supervision. Additional nurse staffing reduces the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A-plus

In Chicago Ridge Nursing Center, 2.6% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percentage of patients who have had a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are often associated with a facility with worst hygiene practices. Nevertheless, this metric could also be misleading for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: F

In Chicago Ridge Nursing Center, 18.4% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This metric tells you the percent of long-term care patients receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B

In Chicago Ridge Nursing Center, 19.11% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is an indication of the percent of long-term patients taking antianxiety drugs.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: F

In Chicago Ridge Nursing Center, 29.8% of Patients

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care residents who are showing signs of depression. Some argue that this is a reliable measure of patient quality of life.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: F

In Chicago Ridge Nursing Center, 87.49% of Patients

Measures the percent of long-term patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A

In Chicago Ridge Nursing Center, 14.23% Percentage of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and eating. Some experts believe that this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: F

In Chicago Ridge Nursing Center, 19.34% Percentage of Residents

This metric tracks the percent of long-term care patients who were able to retain mobility. Many in the industry would argue that mobility is vital to residents' well-being.

Hospitalizations

Grade: D

In Chicago Ridge Nursing Center, 1.51 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A-plus

In Chicago Ridge Nursing Center, 19.34 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric tracks the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical well-being of residents.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-minus

In Chicago Ridge Nursing Center, 11.45 Percentage of Patients

This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between staying out of the emergency room and the quality of rehabilitation.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Palos Community HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 2.37 miles away12251 South 80th Avenue Palos Heights Illinois 60463Voluntary non-profit - Private(708) 923-4000
  • Advocate Christ Hospital & Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 3.56 miles away4440 W 95th Street Oak Lawn Illinois 60453Voluntary non-profit - Church(708) 684-8000
  • Little Company of Mary HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 5.53 miles away2800 W 95th St Evergreen Park Illinois 60805Voluntary non-profit - Other(708) 422-6200
  • Holy Cross HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 7.24 miles away2701 W 68th Street Chicago Illinois 60629Voluntary non-profit - Private(773) 884-9000
  • Adventist La Grange Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 8.28 miles away5101 S Willow Springs Rd La Grange Illinois 60525Voluntary non-profit - Church(708) 352-1200
  • Roseland Community HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 8.8 miles away45 W 111th Street Chicago Illinois 60628Voluntary non-profit - Other(773) 995-3000
  • Macneal HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 9.18 miles away3249 South Oak Park Avenue Berwyn Illinois 60402Proprietary(708) 783-9100
  • Ingalls Memorial HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 9.5 miles away1 Ingalls Drive Harvey Illinois 60426Voluntary non-profit - Private(708) 333-2300

Nearby Dialysis

  • Davita - Chicago Ridge Dialysis0.84 miles away10511 S. Harlem Ave. Chicago Ridge Illinois 60415Dialysis Stations: 16 (708) 361-2863
  • Usrc - Hickory Hills Dialysis1.63 miles away9640 S. Roberts Road Suite B-3a Hickory Hills Illinois 60457Dialysis Stations: 13 (708) 459-9598
  • Davita - Stony Creek Dialysis1.7 miles away6246 W 95th St Oak Lawn Illinois 60453CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (708) 233-9027
  • Motte Dialysis2.93 miles away5020 W. 95th Street Oak Lawn Illinois 60453Dialysis Stations: 12 (615) 238-3136
  • Fmc - Alsip Dialysis Center3.29 miles away12250 S Cicero Ste 105 Alsip Illinois 60803CMS Rating: 2 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (708) 389-0955
  • Dcc - Oak Lawn3.41 miles away9115 S Cicero Ave, Suite 300 Oak Lawn Illinois 60453Dialysis Stations: 11 (708) 907-3066
  • Davita - Alsip Home Training3.99 miles away11500 S. Pulaski Road Alsip Illinois 60803Dialysis Stations: 4 (708) 385-7145
  • Davita Ford City Dialysis4.19 miles away8159 S. Cicero Ave Chicago Illinois 60652Dialysis Stations: 12 (773) 585-5504