Heritage Health-Streator is one of only two nursing homes located in Streator, Illinois. This turns out to be an A rated facility, which is one of the highest grades that we offer. We rated this facility as one of the top 100 facilities in Illinois, which is a distinguished list. Headlining this facility's remarkable profile is its inspection reports, which you can find in the next paragraph.
- Nursing Home
- Assisted Living
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 Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Tracheotomy Care
- Mental Health
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to receiving an elite overall score, this facility also earned an A+ inspection score. This score is based on the facility's recent inspection reports. An A+ in this area is one of the highest complements we can offer a nursing home. Arguably the most important factor we consider in determining our inspection ratings is deficiencies. These deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Places with higher grades in this category typically dodged the more severe deficiencies involving health risks or even death. This facility received 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This means that the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies to create an immediate risk to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
Adding to its dominant assessments in other areas, we awarded this facility a grade of A for our long-term care rating. Nursing homes that do well in long-term care tend to be well-staffed and provide extensive hands on care to patients. In addition to assessing the volume of care provided by nurses and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are vital to keeping residents out of the hospital. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. In fact, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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Short-term Care Quality
The next category we analyzed was short-term care. Adding to its top-shelf profile, this facility also performed well in this category. In fact, we awarded it a of A- for that category. In crafting our short-term care ratings, we look at the nursing home's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. Our purpose is to devise a scale for sizing up the rehabilitation services of different facilities. Fortunately, it appear that this facility employs registered nurses. Not all nursing homes employs these types of nurses. On the other hand, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final metric we considered in this category is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that 5.8 percent of this facility's residents returned home.
In the final category we analyzed, this nursing home received a very favorable grade of B+ in our nursing category. With this score, the nursing home wrapped up a first-rate profile. The nursing rating includes many factors. The most heavily weighted variable is the amount of time nurses spent with patients. This nursing home provides 0.4 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at some nursing quality-based metrics in determining our nursing grades. This nursing home performed very well in terms of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Heritage Health-Streator Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Heritage Health-Streator, 8.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often caused by patients not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Heritage Health-Streator, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percent of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are routinely linked to 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
In Heritage Health-Streator, 2.6% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to poor hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Heritage Health-Streator, 18.4% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents who were given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many patients, it is important to ensure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Heritage Health-Streator, 19.11% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are prescribed to patients suffering from anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Heritage Health-Streator, 29.8% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents who are showing symptoms of depression. Some would argue that this is a measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Heritage Health-Streator, 87.49% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Heritage Health-Streator, 14.23% Percentage of Patients
This is the percent of patients who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of needing for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of the decline of a resident's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Heritage Health-Streator, 19.34% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of patients that maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Heritage Health-Streator, 1.51 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Heritage Health-Streator, 19.34 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the health of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Heritage Health-Streator, 11.45 Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Heritage Health-Streator, 71.39% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percentage of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of independence with ADL's often correlates with superior rehabilitation.
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