Lake Forest Place is located in Lake Forest, Illinois, a city with a total of 20,925 people. With an A+ overall grade, we ranked this facility in the top five percentile of all facilities in the United States. Based on the data we reviewed, you can not go wrong here. This also ended up being a very consistent facility with consistent grades in all of the major categories. More information about these categories is available below.
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Lake Forest Place
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- No Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Offers Respite Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
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Top Nursing Home in Illinois Awards 2019
Best Nursing Home in Illinois Awards 2020
Top Nursing Home in Illinois Awards 2021
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Short-term Care Quality
In addition to being a first-rate nursing home overall, this facility also excelled in the area of short-term care, where it received an elite grade of A+. Few facilities fared better in this area. With our short-term care grade, we attempt to create a meaningful gauge for rehabilitation. In this process, we look at the nursing home's scope of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this facility has registered nurses on staff. Not all nursing homes employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, according to the data this nursing home provided, it does not look like the facility employs physical therapists. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 6.3 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home.
Long-term Care Quality
On the list of its many impressive scores, this facility was given an excellent long-term care grade. In fact, we gave it a score of A in that category. In a long-term care setting, the facility's primary goal is to keep patients as healthy and safe as possible. This is different than skilled nursing or short-term care where the goal is to rehabilitate residents. In addition to considering the volume of care provided by aids and other staff, we looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home provided the vaccine to 84.72222 percent of its residents, which is a few points lower than we expected. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its residents out of the hospital. It had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
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We awarded this facility an A for inspections. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can learn more about each of these factors by reviewing copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. 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. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
In the last category we assessed, this facility was given a very strong grade of A in our nursing category. With this score, the facility wrapped up a straight A report card. The nursing grade is based on quite a few data points, most of which are based on quantities of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 0.6 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 generally be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by having a system of moving patients more frequently.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Lake Forest Place Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Lake Forest Place, 8.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Lake Forest Place, 3.56% of Patients had Serious Falls
This is the percentage of residents that have had a major fall. Falls leading to serious injuries are often the result of lower quality nursing care. More supervision limits the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain major falls.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Lake Forest Place, 2.49% of Patients had UTIs
This figure indicates the percent of long-term stay patients who sustained a urinary tract infection. While more infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it can be difficult to compare different nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Lake Forest Place, 18.65% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term patients that are given antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may indicate a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior in scenarios where such drugs are not medically indicated. However, some nursing homes need to rely more on these medications due to having more residents with dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Lake Forest Place, 19.21% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Lake Forest Place, 31.81% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents exhibiting depressive symptoms. High levels of depression could be a sign a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Lake Forest Place, 87.05% of Patients
This is the percent of patients that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Lake Forest Place, 13.3% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and eating. Some would argue this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.
In Lake Forest Place, 1.92 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Lake Forest Place, 13.66 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Lake Forest Place, 69.52% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term patients that saw functional improvements.
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