Ascension Saint Elizabeth is a nursing home located in Chicago, Illinois which has a total of 2,680,484 people. Sporting an overall score of A-, this is clearly a high quality nursing home. Even with Chicago having 81 nursing homes available, this one stands out as a great selection. The best part of this facility's impressive report card was its inspection score. Inspection grades are discussed in the next section
Ascension Saint Elizabeth
- Nursing Home
Updated Jan 1, 2021 by Nick Reese
1431 North Claremont Avenue,
Chicago IL 60622
Note: Data for Ascension Saint Elizabeth has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- No CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- No Family Council
- Non profit - Church related
- Offers Post-Acute Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Offers Outpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- Amputee Recovery
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Mental Health
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Recreational Therapy
- Orthopedic Rehabilitation
Top Nursing Home in Illinois Awards 2019
Top Nursing Home in Illinois Awards 2020
In addition to receiving a great overall score, this facility received an A+ inspection grade. This is based on the facility's recent inspection reports. An A+ in this category is one of the highest complements we can offer a nursing home. Our inspection ratings account for several factors included in a facility's inspection reports. One key criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Nursing homes with higher grades in this category typically have few severe deficiencies. This place was assessed 5 deficiencies on its inspection report, but we were relieved to see that none were considered to be severe. This indicates that CMS didn't deem any of these 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.
Short-term Care Quality
We also wanted to note the fact that this nursing home received a high-end score of A in our short-term care category. In the area of short-term care, we endeavor to assess measures of a facility's rehabilitation services. We assess a facility's skilled nursing services, including the ones performed by registered nurses and various therapists. It does not look like this nursing home provided data regarding its registered nurse or physical therapy staffing. Finally, we considered the percentage of residents who were able to return to the community from this nursing home. We found that 7.7 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home.
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This nursing home also received a strong nursing score. In fact, we awarded it an above average grade of B+ in this area. In determining a nursing home's nursing grade, we assess the amount of time nurses are seeing patients as well as the levels of training of the nurses. This nursing home averages 0 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, we also looked at several nursing quality measures 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 facility Illinois in this category. This is generally a good indicator of quality nursing care. Pressure ulcers can typically be prevented by providing better nursing care, such as by employing a system of turning residents at least once a day.
Long-term Care Quality
In our last area, this nursing home also received a very strong long-term care rating, with a grade of B+. This wrapped up a very favorable profile. Long-term care grades in this range generally require both around the clock care from nurses and aids, as well as quality routine healthcare services. One of the statistics we considered on top of nurse's aid hours was vaccinations. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like this nursing home submitted data regarding vaccinations. Clearly, this nursing home is doing something right in this area as it was able to keep its patients out of the hospital. It had less than one hospitalization per one thousand long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low figure.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Ascension Saint Elizabeth Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Ascension Saint Elizabeth, 11.82 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between fewer emergency room visits and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Ascension Saint Elizabeth, 71.65% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percent of short-term patients who experienced functional improvements.
Scores for Chicago, IL
- Overall Rating has a grade of C
- Nurse Rating has a grade of C
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of C
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B
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