With an address in North Aurora, Illinois, North Aurora Care Center is one of just two available facilities in this area. We gave this facility an overall grade of B+. A grade in this range requires favorable scores in most areas. Based on our assessment, this nursing home is a solid choice for most people. This nursing home's strong profile was highlighted by its nursing rating, which we will address in the next paragraph.

Additional Details:

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For profit - Corporation

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Medical Staff Hours Per Patient (2019)

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Nurse Quality

A
Oct 18: DNov 18: DDec 18: DJan 19: DFeb 19: DMar 19: DApr 19: DMay 19: DJun 19: DJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: DJan 20: DMar 20: DApr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A
Historical

One of the reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received a very impressive nursing grade. In that area, we gave this nursing home a grade of A. Nursing scores are primarily based on the facility's level of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Lastly, we also assessed some nursing quality measures in determining our nursing grades. This place performed very well in the area of avoiding pressure ulcers and major falls. We consider these areas to be good indicators of the quality of nursing care.

Facility Inspections

A-
Oct 18: A-Nov 18: A-Dec 18: A-Jan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: AApr 19: A-May 19: A-Jun 19: A-Jul 19: A-Aug 19: A-Sep 19: A-Jan 20: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: A-May 20: A-Jun 20: A-Jul 20: A-Aug 20: A-
Historical

Adding to its impressive profile, this facility also performed at a high level in the area of inspections. In fact, it earned a nearly flawless government inspection report this year. As a result, it earned one of our best grades in that area with an A-. Inspection grades are tied to several items located in the a nursing home's inspections. Places that receive favorable grades in this category have few deficiencies on their reports. Most importantly, these places should not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with endangerment of patients. This nursing home was assessed 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none were considered severe. This tells you that CMS did not deem any of the deficiencies to pose an immediate threat to resident health or safety. Keep in mind that deficiency-free inspection reports are uncommon in the industry.

Short-term Care Quality

B
Oct 18: DNov 18: DDec 18: DJan 19: DFeb 19: DMar 19: FApr 19: FMay 19: FJun 19: FJul 19: FAug 19: FSep 19: FJan 20: FMar 20: FApr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: BJul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

This facility was given a strong short-term care score as well. We gave it one of our better scores in that area with a grade of B. In the category of short-term care, we seek to qualify measures of a nursing home's rehabilitation. We analyze the facility's skilled nursing services, such as those performed by registered nurses and various therapists. We were not able to track down information on registered nurse or physical therapy staffing for this nursing home. The final measure we assessed in this category is the number of patients who ultimately were able to return home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.

Long-term Care Quality

B
Oct 18: DNov 18: CDec 18: CJan 19: CFeb 19: CMar 19: CApr 19: CMay 19: CJun 19: CJul 19: DAug 19: DSep 19: CJan 20: CMar 20: CApr 20: BMay 20: BJun 20: BJul 20: BAug 20: B
Historical

The final category we looked at was long-term care. This nursing home was awarded a strong long-term care score this year, with a B. This nursing home truly doesn't have any weak areas. If you are looking for anything other than rehabilitation, you should take a close look at long-term care ratings. After assessing the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then looked at the facility's vaccination statistics. This facility vaccinated 89.18919 percent of its patients for pneumonia, which happens to be a few points below what we anticipated but still a reasonably acceptable figure. The last datapoint we looked at is its hospitalization rate. We found that this place had 2.03 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
Provider:
B+
State:
B-
National:
B
FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Nov 18Dec 18Jan 19Feb 19Mar 19Apr 19May 19Jun 19Jul 19Aug 19Sep 19Oct 19Dec 19Jan 20Mar 20Apr 20May 20Jun 20Jul 20Aug 20
Overall Rating
Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

North Aurora Care Center Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

This indicates the percentage of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage resulting from staying in the same position for an excessive period of time.

Provider
A+
1.25%
State
B
7.57%
National
B
7.33%

Percent of Patients with Pressure Ulcers
Lower is Better

Minimizes Serious Falls

This is the percentage of residents who sustained a major fall. Falls leading to severe injury are considered to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls are often caused by poor nursing care.

Provider
A-
1.72%
State
B
3.23%
National
B
3.36%

Percent of Patients with Serious Falls
Lower is Better

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

This statistic tells you the percent of long-term care patients that have sustained a urinary tract infection. While a higher rate infections may reflect poorly on a facility's hygiene protocols, it is difficult to compare between nursing homes due to facilities having varying reporting standards.

Provider
A+
0.25%
State
B
2.95%
National
B
2.65%

Percent of Patients with UTIs
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term care patients which were administered antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may suggest a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior in situations where such medications are not medically required. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely on these medications due to having more residents suffering from dementia.

Provider
F
61.73%
State
B-
18.17%
National
B
14.17%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

This is the percent of residents who were given antianxiety medications. These drugs are prescribed to residents experiencing anxiety and depression.

Provider
F
53.37%
State
B
19.44%
National
B
19.68%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Managing Depression Among Residents

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients showing signs of depression.

Provider
D
8.68%
State
C
21.9%
National
B+
5.09%

Percent of Patients
Lower is Better

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines vital to patient care.

Provider
C
91.84%
State
B-
88.88%
National
B
92.04%

Percent of Patients
Higher is Better

Residents Maintain Autonomy

This metric measures the percentage of long-term patients who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and taking a bath. Some experts would argue this is a reasonable measure of a patient's well-being.

Provider
B+
12.56%
State
B+
13.64%
National
B
14.47%

Percentage of Patients
Lower is Better

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that retained mobility levels. Some would argue that the ability to move around is important for residents' well-being.

Provider
C
12.27%
State
B
15.77%
National
B
17.10%

Percentage of Residents
Higher is Better

Hospitalizations

This metric tracks the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is critical to maintaining the physical health of nursing home residents.

Provider
D
2.27
State
B
1.83
National
B
1.70

Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Lower is Better

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term resident care. Staying out of the hospital during rehabilitation is critical to restoring the physical abilities of patients.

Provider
A-
12.27
State
B
15.77
National
B
17.10

Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Lower is Better

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