Oak Crest is a very-small non-profit nursing home located in Dekalb, Illinois. Featuring an overall score of A+, this facility is without a doubt a superb facility. In fact, this facility has the prestigious distinction of being one of the top 100 facilities in Illinois. This is an impressive feat in a state with a long list of elite nursing homes. This place also received very consistent scores in each of the major categories. Additional information about its category grades can be found below.

Additional Details:

Accepts Medicare 1 :

Accepts Medicaid 1 :


Non profit - Other

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Facility Inspections

Oct 18: A+Nov 18: A+Dec 18: A+Jan 19: A+Feb 19: A+Mar 19: A+Apr 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+

To go along with its strong overall grade, we awarded this nursing home a grade of A+ for our inspections rating. Our inspection scores are tied to several pieces of information located in the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes that receive favorable grades in this category typically have very few deficiencies on those reports. Most importantly, these nursing homes generally do not have any severe deficiencies which are associated with risks to patient safety. While this place had a few deficiencies on its government inspection report, none were major deficiencies based on CMS' deficiency scale. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Short-term Care Quality

Oct 18: ANov 18: ADec 18: AJan 19: AFeb 19: AMar 19: BApr 19: AMay 19: AJun 19: AJul 19: AAug 19: ASep 19: AJan 20: AMar 20: AApr 20: A+May 20: A+Jun 20: A+Jul 20: A+Aug 20: A+

We also gave this facility a score of A+ for its short-term care grade. In determining our short-term care grades, we size up a nursing home's levels of skilled nursing, which includes registered nurses, physical therapists respiratory therapists and other highly skilled individuals. This score is more often than not a solid assessment of the nursing home's rehabilitation services. We weren't able to track down registered nurse or physical therapy staffing data for this facility. The last statistic we considered in this category is the percentage of residents who were able to leave the facility and return home. It fared as well as just about any facility in Illinois with 81.5 percent of its patients returning home. Unfortunately, at most nursing homes, less than half of their short-stay residents are able to return home.

Long-term Care Quality

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: A-Mar 20: A-Apr 20: AMay 20: AJun 20: AJul 20: AAug 20: A-

This facility also was awarded a first-rate long-term care score. This actually is this nursing home's third strongest category score. In that category, we awarded this facility a grade of A-. Nursing homes that receive this kind of score in this category typically provide consistent around the clock care to ensure residents are well cared for. After looking at the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we turned to the facility's vaccination statistics. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like this nursing home provided information on its vaccination levels. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.

Nurse Quality

Oct 18: B+Nov 18: B+Dec 18: B+Jan 19: B+Feb 19: B+Mar 19: B+Apr 19: B+May 19: B+Jun 19: B+Jul 19: B+Aug 19: B+Sep 19: B+Jan 20: B+Mar 20: B+Apr 20: B+May 20: B+Jun 20: B+Jul 20: B+Aug 20: B+

In the last category we assessed, this facility was awarded an impressive grade grade of B+ in our nursing category. With this grade, the nursing home finished off a very impressive profile. Our nursing score focuses on the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We consider both the levels of skill of those nurses as well as the number of hours spent with patients. This nursing home averages 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also assessed several nursing quality-based metrics and this nursing home excelled in some of these areas. With less than five percent of its residents sustaining pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any place the country in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can often be avoided by offering better nursing care, such as by employing a protocol of turning a resident even once per day.

Overall Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

Aug 20
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
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Nurse Rating
Long-Term Rating
Short-Term Rating
Inspection Rating

Oak Crest Quality Metrics

Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement

This tells you the percentage of short-term patients that saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Higher levels of performance with ADL's generally correlates with higher quality rehabilitation services.


Percentage of Resident
Higher is Better

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