Prairieview Lutheran Home is an average-sized non-profit facility located in Danforth, Illinois. This proved to be a highly rated facility, with an overall grade of B+. As far as we can see, this place looks like a solid choice for quite a few people. This nursing home also received impressive grades in all of the major categories we assessed. More information about these categories can be found below.
Prairieview Lutheran Home
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Apr 1, 2023 by Nick Lata
P O Box 4, 403 North Fourth Street,
Danforth IL 60930
70.22% estimated occupancy 1
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- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Church related
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Medical Transportation
- Speech Therapy
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
- Pain Management
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Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
On top of performing well in its overall score, this nursing home earned even higher grades in the area of long-term care. In fact, it earned one of our best grades in that category with an A. When facilities receive a grade in this range in this category it generally means it has plenty of staff and is a quality place to reside on a permanent basis. On top of considering the volume of care provided by nurses aids and other staff, we analyzed the percentage of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This nursing home vaccinated 100 percent of its patients. Vaccines are critical to keeping patients healthy. Finally, this place was able to limit hospitalizations. Indeed, it had only 0.02 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
Short-term Care Quality
Contributing to its profile, this facility also earned a grade of B+ for its short-term care rating. This is an above average grade in this category. In calculating our short-term care ratings, we assess the facility's skilled nursing services, including those performed by registered nurses, occupational therapists, physical therapists and other types of skilled professionals. The purpose is to create a barometer for sizing up the rehabilitation services of different facilities. Fortunately, it looks like this facility employs registered nurses. Not every nursing home employs these skilled professionals. On the other hand, based on the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The final measure we considered in this category is the number of residents who eventually returned home from the facility. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility on a permanent basis.
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Adding to its impressive category grades, we awarded this nursing home a grade of B+ for our inspections rating. Inspection grades take several factors into consideration, including deficiencies, substantiated complaints and federal fines. You can find more information about each of these factors by obtaining copies of nursing homes' inspection reports. This nursing home received 6 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none were considered to be severe. This tells you that the inspectors didn't consider any of the deficiencies to cause an imminent threat to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
The final category we graded is nursing. In that area, we gave this facility a very solid grade of B. Our nursing grade focuses on the facility's level of nurse staffing. We factor in both the levels of skill of the nurses as well as the quantity of hours spent with residents. This nursing home averages 0.5 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This nursing home performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a facility has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Prairieview Lutheran Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Prairieview Lutheran Home, 8.8% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients who have had a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long. Better nursing care can limit the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Prairieview Lutheran Home, 3.56% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term stay residents who suffered falls which resulted in serious injury. We use this statistic in calculating nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Prairieview Lutheran Home, 2.49% of Patients had UTIs
This gauges the percentage of long-term stay patients that suffered from urinary tract infections. Although more of these infections could reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is difficult to compare different facilities due to differing reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Prairieview Lutheran Home, 18.65% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of patients given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many patients, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used appropriately. In limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Prairieview Lutheran Home, 19.21% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic indicates the percentage of long-term residents that were given antianxiety drugs. These medications are prescribed to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Prairieview Lutheran Home, 31.81% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients demonstrating depressive symptoms. High levels of depression could indicate a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Prairieview Lutheran Home, 87.05% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Prairieview Lutheran Home, 13.3% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom. Many in the industry believe that this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Prairieview Lutheran Home, 14.44% Percentage of Residents
This metric measures the percent of long-term residents that maintained mobility.
In Prairieview Lutheran Home, 1.92 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
Measures the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Staying out of the hospital is important to maintaining the physical well-being of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Prairieview Lutheran Home, 14.44 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Prairieview Lutheran Home, 13.66 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Prairieview Lutheran Home, 69.52% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percent of short-term stay residents that experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts believe that this is a reliable measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.
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