Meadows Mennonite Home

Updated Jun 1, 2021 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: B-minus
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24588 Church Street,
Chenoa IL 61726

(309) 747-2702

Meadows Mennonite Home is a senior living facility in Chenoa, Illinois, a city with a total of 2,544 people. This facility was awarded an overall grade of B-, which is a middle of the road rating. Based on our assessment, this facility has some redeeming qualities. The best part of this nursing home's report card was is its inspection rating. Inspection reports are discussed in the next paragraph.

Quick Details

  • Accepts Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • Has Family Council
  • Non profit - Church related

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-minus

In addition to being a respectable facility overall, this place also excelled in the area of inspections, where it earned an A-. Few nursing homes performed better in this area. Inspection scores are based on items found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Places that receive favorable grades in this area typically have few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. While this facility had some deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' scale. The fact that the deficiencies were relatively minor leaves us less concerned with this inspection report.

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: B

In addition, we gave this nursing home a grade of B in our long-term care category. This is one of our more favorable grades. For patients seeking a permanent residence rather than skilled nursing, long-term care is a very important category. In addition to looking at the amount of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we looked at the percentage of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This nursing home gave the vaccine to 78.78788 percent of its residents, which is slightly lower than we expected. Although its vaccination rate was a bit lower than we hoped for, we were pleased to find nursing home was able to limit hospitalizations. Despite having 2.44 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, its risk adjusted score was better than most facilities since it had more complicated patients.

Nurse Quality

Grade: B-minus

This nursing home's next best category was nursing. We awarded it a grade of B- in this category. This is basically a middle of the road grade in this category. Nursing grades are largely based on the nursing home's nurse staffing. This facility provided just 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. This is a relatively low total compared to most other facilities. Lastly, we also factored some quality-based metrics into our nursing grades. This place was subpar in two of the major areas we look at, with below average scores for minimizing its residents' pressure ulcers and major falls. These areas are often good measures of the quality of nursing care provided.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: C

The next category we graded was short-term care. This nursing home was given a grade of C for this category. In our short-term care grade, we attempt to create a fair measure for rehabilitation services. In this process, we assess a facility's scope of highly-skilled nursing services, including both registered nurses and physical therapy, as well as speech therapy. It doesn't look like this nursing home provided information about its staffing of registered nurses or physical therapists. The last metric we considered in this area is the number of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. We discovered that just 34.5 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home, which is below average.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

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

Meadows Mennonite Home Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: D

In Meadows Mennonite Home, 8.96% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This figure gauges the percentage of long-term care patients who are suffering from pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are a solid barometer of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: F

In Meadows Mennonite Home, 3.48% of Patients had Serious Falls

This tells you the percentage of patients who have had a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are considered by many experts to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . Falls resulting in injury are routinely the result of poor nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: A+

In Meadows Mennonite Home, 2.6% of Patients had UTIs

This metric indicates the percentage of long-term care patients who sustained UTI's. UTI's may be an indicator of lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this metric can also be skewed for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: D

In Meadows Mennonite Home, 18.2% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that are given antipsychotic medication. Increased usage of these drugs may mean that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents in situations where such drugs are not medically required. However, some nursing homes may need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of residents with cognitive disorders.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: A-minus

In Meadows Mennonite Home, 19.06% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This figure tells you the percent of long-term care patients who were administered antianxiety drugs. These medications are generally given to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: C

In Meadows Mennonite Home, 29.52% of Patients

This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who are exhibiting signs of depression. Many would argue this is a reliable measure of patient quality of care.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: D

In Meadows Mennonite Home, 87.71% of Patients

This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: A

In Meadows Mennonite Home, 14.14% Percentage of Patients

This tells you the percent of patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: F

In Meadows Mennonite Home, 19.35% Percentage of Residents

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents who remained mobile levels. Some experts believe that the ability to move around is critical to residents' mental and physical health.

Hospitalizations

Grade: B

In Meadows Mennonite Home, 1.5 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A-plus

In Meadows Mennonite Home, 19.35 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This metric measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. Avoiding the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the physical abilities of patients.

Short-term Care: ER Visits

Grade: B-minus

In Meadows Mennonite Home, 11.42 Percentage of Patients

This 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 Meadows Mennonite Home, 71.34% Percentage of Resident

This metric measures the percentage of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry argue that this is a reasonable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Advocate Bromenn Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 19.84 miles away1304 Franklin Avenue Normal Illinois 61761Voluntary non-profit - Church(309) 454-1400
  • St Joseph Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 20 miles away2200 E Washington Bloomington Illinois 61701Voluntary non-profit - Church(309) 662-3311

Nearby Dialysis

  • Fmc - Pontiac12.79 miles away804 W. Madison St. Pontiac Illinois 61764Dialysis Stations: 10 (815) 844-4340
  • Home Dialysis Services - Bloomington17.63 miles away3901 General Electric Road, Suite 1 Bloomington Illinois 61704Dialysis Stations: 1 (309) 808-1226
  • Fmc - Normal Dialysis18.15 miles away1531 E College Avenue Normal Illinois 61761Dialysis Stations: 12 (309) 451-1171

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