Dixon Rehab & Hcc is a nursing home located in Dixon, Illinois. The city has 23,745 people. We awarded this nursing home an A- overall grade, ranking it in the top quarter of all facilities in the United States. Based on our assessment, this place is really as good as it gets. This facility also received consistently good scores in each of our categories. Additional information about its category grades can be found below.
Dixon Rehab & Hcc
- 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 Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
Registered Staff Hours
We also wanted to emphasize that this facility has received nearly flawless health inspections in recent years. We gave them an impressive grade of A in this category. These inspection ratings weigh several factors, including deficiencies and substantiated complaints. You can find more information about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This place received 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered to be severe. This means that the government inspectors didn't deem any of the deficiencies to be an imminent risk to patient safety or health. We should note that deficiency-free inspections are rare in this industry.
Among its many impressive grades, this facility received an excellent nursing grade. In fact, we gave it a grade of A- in that category. Our nursing rating is largely based on the facility's nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this facility excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the nation in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a system of moving patients even once per day.
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Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was given a favorable short-term care score. In fact, we gave it an above average score of B+ in this category. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we analyze a nursing home's levels of highly skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other types of therapists. This score is frequently a fair measure of the nursing home's rehabilitation. Unfortunately, we were not able to locate information about this nursing home's registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Finally, we assessed the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this facility. We found that 5.6 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
Turning to our next area, this nursing home was awarded a highly favorable long-term care rating. In fact, we awarded it a grade of B+ in this category, finishing off one of our finer report cards. Long-term care scores in this range generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. After considering the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 74.893616 percent of its residents against pneumonia, which happens to be somewhat below what we expected but still a respectable figure. Clearly, this facility is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. In fact, it had less than one hospitalization per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Dixon Rehab & Hcc Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Dixon Rehab & Hcc, 8.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This metric tells you the percent of long-term patients which suffered from pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Dixon Rehab & Hcc, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients who experienced a fall leading to serious injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but high rates of major falls could be an indicator of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Dixon Rehab & Hcc, 2.6% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic gauges the percentage of long-term stay residents that experienced a UTI. Although a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a nursing home's cleanliness, it is difficult to compare different nursing homes due to nursing homes having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Dixon Rehab & Hcc, 18.4% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, increased usage of these drugs may indicate a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Dixon Rehab & Hcc, 19.11% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term stay residents that are administered antianxiety drugs. These medications are used to treat patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Dixon Rehab & Hcc, 29.8% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients demonstrating symptoms of depression. Some experts argue this is a measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Dixon Rehab & Hcc, 87.49% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Dixon Rehab & Hcc, 14.23% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and continence. Many in the industry would argue that this is a reliable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Dixon Rehab & Hcc, 19.34% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients who were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Dixon Rehab & Hcc, 1.51 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Dixon Rehab & Hcc, 19.34 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. Minimizing rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Dixon Rehab & Hcc, 11.45 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term care. Staying out of the emergency room is one way to assess patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Dixon Rehab & Hcc, 71.39% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. High levels of performance with activities of daily living typically correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.
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