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Fair Oaks Health Care Center

  • Nursing Home
  • Memory Care

Updated Sep 1, 2022 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A
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Fair Oaks Health Care Center's website

471 Terra Cotta Avenue,
Crystal Lake IL 60014

(815) 455-0550

70.39% estimated occupancy 1

Fair Oaks Health Care Center is one of just a few available facilities in Crystal Lake, Illinois. This facility is one of the highest-graded facilities we assessed. It received one of the most impressive grades we offer. We were so impressed with this facility that we ranked it in the top 20 percent of all nursing homes in the nation. Keep reading to find this facility's category grades, which are also strong. It would be hard to poke holes in this place's profile.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation
  • Offers Hospice
  • Offers Respite Care
  • Offers Inpatient Rehab
  • Offers Outpatient Rehab

Specialized Services

  • Medication Management
  • Home Making
  • Transportation
  • Medical Transportation
  • Speech Therapy
  • Stroke Recovery
  • IV Antibiotic Therapy
  • Palliative Care
  • Dentistry
  • Wound Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Mental Health
  • Diabetes Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacy
  • Laboratory
  • X-Ray
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Optometry
  • Audiology

Awards

Best Nursing Home in Crystal Lake, Illinois badge

Best Nursing Home in Crystal Lake, Illinois Awards 2019

Top Nursing Home in Illinois badge

Top Nursing Home in Illinois Awards 2020

Best Nursing Home in Crystal Lake, Illinois badge

Best Nursing Home in Crystal Lake, Illinois Awards 2020

Top Nursing Home in Illinois badge

Top Nursing Home in Illinois Awards 2021

Best Nursing Home in Crystal Lake, Illinois badge

Best Nursing Home in Crystal Lake, Illinois Awards 2021

Registered Staff Hours

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

Grade: A-plus

We also found that this facility excelled in our short-term care rating. We gave them an A+ in this category. In the category of short-term care, we strive to qualify indicators of a facility's rehabilitation services. We assess the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as the ones performed by registered nurses and physical and occupational therapists. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. However, based on the data they provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Lastly, we looked at the number of patients who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 6.8 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A

This nursing home also received a very impressive nursing grade. In fact, this turned out to be its second best category grade. In that area, we awarded this facility a grade of A. Our nursing score is primarily tied to the facility's level of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can typically be avoided if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-minus

Another quality feature of this facility is its inspection rating. In that area, we gave this nursing home a score of A-. Our inspection scores are based on many pieces of information found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Facilities that score well in this area typically have very few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. This nursing home received 6 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered to be severe deficiencies. This means that the government inspectors didn't consider any of these deficiencies to pose an imminent risk to patient safety or health. We should point out that deficiency-free inspections are uncommon in the industry.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B

The next area we looked at is long-term care. In this area, we awarded this nursing home a favorable grade of B. When facilities receive a grade in this range in long-term care it generally means it's well-staffed and is an overall good place to reside on a permanent basis. On top of assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping patients out of the hospital. Finally, this nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

Fair Oaks Health Care Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: D

In Fair Oaks Health Care Center, 8.73% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term residents who suffered from new or worsened pressure ulcers. Many experts believe that pressure ulcers are a reliable barometer of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: A+

In Fair Oaks Health Care Center, 3.45% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to severe injuries are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls which result in injury are often caused by lower levels of patient supervision.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: F

In Fair Oaks Health Care Center, 2.6% of Patients had UTIs

This indicates the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care. Additional nurse staffing can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Keep in mind that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that nursing homes have different reporting standards for UTI's.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: A+

In Fair Oaks Health Care Center, 18.11% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This figure tells you the percent of long-term residents who are administered antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such drugs are not medically required. However, some facilities need to rely more on these medications due to an increased number of patients suffering from dementia.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B

In Fair Oaks Health Care Center, 19.04% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This tells you the percentage of residents prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to residents experiencing anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In Fair Oaks Health Care Center, 30.45% of Patients

This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients who are showing symptoms of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A

In Fair Oaks Health Care Center, 87.4% of Patients

This is the percent of residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A-plus

In Fair Oaks Health Care Center, 13.9% Percentage of Patients

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and taking a bath.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: B-plus

In Fair Oaks Health Care Center, 17.56% Percentage of Residents

This is the percent of residents who were able to retain mobility over time. Optimizing mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: B-minus

In Fair Oaks Health Care Center, 17.56 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric is a measure of the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of patients.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-plus

In Fair Oaks Health Care Center, 11.82 Percentage of Patients

This metric is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

Grade: D

In Fair Oaks Health Care Center, 71.65% Percentage of Resident

This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Advocate Good Shepherd HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 9.05 miles away450 West Highway 22 Barrington Illinois 60010Voluntary non-profit - Church(847) 381-9600
  • Sherman HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 12.32 miles away1425 North Randall Road Elgin Illinois 60123Voluntary non-profit - Private(847) 742-9800
  • Presence Saint Joseph Hospital - ElginAcute Care Hospitals 14.67 miles away77 N Airlite Street Elgin Illinois 60123Voluntary non-profit - Church(847) 695-3200
  • St Alexius Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 16.78 miles away1555 N Barrington Rd Hoffman Estate Illinois 60169Voluntary non-profit - Church(847) 843-2000
  • Mercy Harvard HospitalCritical Access Hospitals 18.38 miles away901 S Grant Street Harvard Illinois 60033Voluntary non-profit - Private(815) 943-5431
  • Bhc Streamwood Hospital IncPsychiatric 19.13 miles away1400 E Irving Park Road Streamwood Illinois 60107Proprietary(630) 837-9000
  • Advocate Condell Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 19.87 miles away801 S Milwaukee Ave Libertyville Illinois 60048Voluntary non-profit - Private(847) 362-2900

Nearby Dialysis

  • Ara - Crystal Lake Dialysis Center1.67 miles away6298 Northwest Hwy., Suite 300 Crystal Lake Illinois 60014Dialysis Stations: 16 (815) 477-0825
  • Davita - Crystal Springs Dialysis2.61 miles away720 Cog Circle Crystal Lake Illinois 60014Dialysis Stations: 16 (815) 459-4945
  • Ara - Mchenry Dialysis Center5.48 miles away4209 W. Shamrock Lane, Unit A Mchenry Illinois 60050Dialysis Stations: 13 (815) 344-8512
  • Davita Huntley Dialysis5.71 miles away10370 Haligus Road Suite 100 Huntley Illinois 60142Dialysis Stations: 12 (847) 669-8145
  • Dialysis Care Center - Mchenry6.05 miles away612 S Il, Route 31 Mchenry Illinois 60050Dialysis Stations: 14 (779) 704-6610
  • Fmc - of Mchenry7.45 miles away4312 W Elm Street Mchenry Illinois 60050Dialysis Stations: 14 (815) 363-7254
  • Davita - Carpentersville8.92 miles away2203 Randall Rd Carpentersville Illinois 60110CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 13 (847) 426-6456
  • Davita - Barrington Creek9.25 miles away28160 W. Northwest Hwy, Suite 104 Barrington Illinois 60010Dialysis Stations: 12 (847) 381-1325