Smith Crossing is an average-sized non-profit nursing home located in Orland Park, Illinois. We gave this facility an overall grade of B+. A score of this caliber requires strong marks in most areas. Based on our ratings, this facility ought to meet the needs of most people. This place's impressive report card was highlighted by its long-term care rating, which we will address in the next paragraph.
- Nursing Home
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Memory Care
Updated Jun 1, 2022 by Nick Lata
- Accepts Medicare 1
- Accepts Medicaid 1
- Is CCRC
- Has Resident Council
- Has Family Council
- Non profit - Corporation
- Secure Memory Care
- Offers Inpatient Rehab
- Personal Care
- Medication Management
- Home Making
- Speech Therapy
- Stroke Recovery
- IV Antibiotic Therapy
- Palliative Care
- Wound Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Cardiac Therapy
- Diabetes Management
- Physical Therapy
- Respiratory Therapy
- Nutritional Counseling
- Recreational Therapy
Registered Staff Hours
Long-term Care Quality
In addition to receiving a great overall grade, this nursing home received an A+ in the area of long-term care. For residents looking for a permanent place to live rather than skilled nursing, long-term care grades are a key measure. In addition to considering the amount of care provided by aids and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated for pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 79.6748 percent of its residents. This is slightly less than we expected but still a decent figure. 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 only 0.03 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is an impressively low figure.
Short-term Care Quality
This top-shelf facility also performed remarkably in the category of short-term care, where we awarded it a score of A+. Very few nursing homes performed better in this area. Our short-term care ratings are based in part on the nursing home's quantity of skilled highly skilled professionals. This includes a broad range of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, in addition to other forms of therapy. Fortunately, it appear that this nursing home employs registered nurses. Not every facility employs these skilled professionals. However, according to the information this nursing home provided, they do not appear to employ physical therapists. The last datapoint we looked at in this area is the number of residents that ultimately were able to return home from the facility. We found that 6.5 percent of this nursing home's patients returned home as opposed to remaining at the nursing home on a permanent basis.
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Adding to this nursing home's list of strengths, it also received an excellent nursing grade. We awarded them an impressive grade of A- in this category. There are many subcategories within this area. Many of these factors reflect the quantity of nurse staffing. This particular nursing home provided 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 place performed well in this area. Avoiding major falls is typically a good indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls in place. Major falls can many times be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Finally, we also found that this facility has received favorable inspections in recent years. We awarded it a B- in this area. Inspection grades are tied to several data points found on the a nursing home's recent inspection reports. Deficiencies are a key thing to look for on these inspections. Severe deficiencies indicate a risk to resident safety. This nursing home received 4 deficiencies on its inspection report, but fortunately none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This indicates that the government inspectors did not deem any of the deficiencies to create an imminent threat to patient safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Smith Crossing Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Smith Crossing, 8.94% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of patients that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are skin damage caused by staying in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Smith Crossing, 3.47% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a fall leading to serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Smith Crossing, 2.6% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint gauges the percent of long-term residents who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's may be an indication of a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this metric can also be misleading for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for urinary tract infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Smith Crossing, 18.4% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In limited situations, increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Smith Crossing, 19.11% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of residents prescribed antianxiety drugs. These medications are used to treat residents experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Smith Crossing, 29.8% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents demonstrating symptoms of depression. High rates of depression may be an indicator worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Smith Crossing, 87.49% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Smith Crossing, 14.23% Percentage of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Smith Crossing, 19.34% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percentage of residents who maintained mobility over time. Retaining mobility can be a good sign for residents' health.
In Smith Crossing, 1.51 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital is key to the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Smith Crossing, 19.34 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between staying out of the hospital and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Smith Crossing, 11.45 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Smith Crossing, 71.39% Percentage of Resident
This is the percent of short-term stay patients who saw functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. High levels of performance with ADL's generally correlates with successful rehabilitation.
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