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St Joseph's Home Full Term Elderly

Updated Jan 1, 2020 by Nick Lata

Historical Rating
Grade: A-plus
Oct 18: A+Nov 18: ADec 18: AJan 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+
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80 West Northwest Highway,
Palatine IL 60067

(847) 358-5700

90.16% estimated occupancy 1

Note: Data for St Joseph's Home Full Term Elderly has not been updated recently. This page shows historical performance which may not be representitive of current service levels.

St Joseph's Home Full Term Elderly is a facility located in Palatine, Illinois, which has a population of 77,570 people. Featuring an overall rating of A+, this facility is one of the most elite facilities we looked at. We were so impressed with this nursing home that we ranked it in the top ten percent of all nursing homes in the United States. Headlining this nursing home's stellar profile is its long-term care grade, which you can find in the next paragraph.

Quick Details

  • No Medicare 1
  • Accepts Medicaid 1
  • No CCRC
  • Has Resident Council
  • No Family Council
  • Non profit - Corporation

Long-term Care Quality

Grade: A-plus

One of the many reasons this turned out to be a great nursing home is that it received an A+ long-term care grade. This is simply as good as it gets in this category. When nursing homes receive this kind of score in long-term care it is typically a good sign for resident care and suggests that the facility is well-staffed with nurses aids. In addition to very favorable nursing hour statistics, this facility's vaccination records is first-rate as well. Indeed, this facility vaccinated 100 percent of its residents against pneumonia. The last datapoint we looked at was the facility's hospitalization rate. We found that this facility had 1.94 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is close to average in this area.

Facility Inspections

Grade: A-plus

This facility also earned an A+ inspection grade, making it one of the few nursing homes to receive multiple A+'s in our categories. This score is based on the place's government inspections. Our inspection ratings account for several factors included in a facility's inspection report. One key criteria we consider is the number and severity of deficiencies. Facilities with better grades in this area typically have very few of these severe deficiencies. This particular nursing home had just a single deficiency on its inspection report and it was not one deemed to pose a threat to patient health or safety. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.

Nurse Quality

Grade: A

Adding to its strong resume, this facility also received an excellent nursing score, with a grade of A. Our nursing score is based on the nursing home's level of nurse staffing. We weigh both the levels of training of those nurses as well as the amount of time spent with patients. This particular nursing home provided 4.2 hours of nursing care per patient daily. This was one of the highest totals we found. In addition, we found that a significant percentage of this care was provided by registered nurses, which are highly skilled nurses. On top of offering impressive levels of care, this place also excelled in several of the quality-based metrics we looked at. With below five percent of its residents suffering from pressure ulcers, it performed as well as any nursing home the state in this category. This is typically an indicator that a nursing home has reliable quality controls. Many pressure ulcers can be prevented by providing better nursing care and having a policy of turning patients even once per day.

Short-term Care Quality

Grade: A-minus

In the last category we looked at, this nursing home received a very strong grade of A- in our short-term care category. With this grade, the facility completed a straight A report card. Short-term care scores are based in part on a facility's quantity of highly-skilled highly skilled professionals. This means a wide spectrum of services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, as well as other types of therapy. One reason for this facility's strong score in this category is that it provides more care with registered nurses to its residents than the average nursing home. The final measure we assessed in this category is the number of residents that were able to return home from the nursing home. We found that 0 percent of this nursing home's residents returned home as opposed to remaining at the facility permanently.

Rating Over Time

Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.

FDCB-BB+A-AA+Oct 18Jun 22

St Joseph's Home Full Term Elderly Quality Metrics

Minimizes Pressure Ulcers

Grade: A

In St Joseph's Home Full Term Elderly, 8.96% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers

This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients that developed pressure ulcers or bed sores. We consider this statistic when determining both nursing and long-term care grades.

Minimizes Serious Falls

Grade: C

In St Joseph's Home Full Term Elderly, 3.48% of Patients had Serious Falls

This indicates the percent of residents that have had a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injuries are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of nursing care . Major falls leading to injury are routinely the result of lower quality nursing care.

Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections

Grade: F

In St Joseph's Home Full Term Elderly, 2.6% of Patients had UTIs

This is the percentage of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to poorer hygiene.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication

Grade: B-minus

In St Joseph's Home Full Term Elderly, 18.2% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication

This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic medications may be vital to many patients, it is important to confirm these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may suggest that a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.

Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication

Grade: B-minus

In St Joseph's Home Full Term Elderly, 19.06% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication

This indicates the percent of residents who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are given to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.

Managing Depression Among Residents

Grade: A+

In St Joseph's Home Full Term Elderly, 29.52% of Patients

This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who are demonstrating signs of depression.

Appropriate Vaccine Usage

Grade: A

In St Joseph's Home Full Term Elderly, 87.71% of Patients

This is the percentage of patients who received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.

Residents Maintain Autonomy

Grade: B-plus

In St Joseph's Home Full Term Elderly, 14.14% Percentage of Patients

This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and eating. Some experts argue this is a reliable measure of a patient's well-being.

Ability to Keep Residents Mobile

Grade: C

In St Joseph's Home Full Term Elderly, 19.35% Percentage of Residents

This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who retained mobility levels.


Grade: C

In St Joseph's Home Full Term Elderly, 1.5 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days

This metric measures the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of patient care.

Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations

Grade: A-minus

In St Joseph's Home Full Term Elderly, 19.35 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized

This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is typically a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.

Nearby Hospitals

  • Northwest Community Hospital 1Acute Care Hospitals 4.73 miles away800 W Central Road Arlington Heights Illinois 60005Voluntary non-profit - Private(847) 618-1000
  • St Alexius Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 7.08 miles away1555 N Barrington Rd Hoffman Estate Illinois 60169Voluntary non-profit - Church(847) 843-2000
  • Advocate Good Shepherd HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 8.34 miles away450 West Highway 22 Barrington Illinois 60010Voluntary non-profit - Church(847) 381-9600
  • Alexian Brothers Medical Center 1Acute Care Hospitals 8.41 miles away800 W Biesterfield Rd Elk Grove Village Illinois 60007Voluntary non-profit - Church(847) 437-5500
  • Bhc Streamwood Hospital IncPsychiatric 9.72 miles away1400 E Irving Park Road Streamwood Illinois 60107Proprietary(630) 837-9000
  • Advocate Condell Medical CenterAcute Care Hospitals 11.53 miles away801 S Milwaukee Ave Libertyville Illinois 60048Voluntary non-profit - Private(847) 362-2900
  • Advocate Lutheran General HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 11.59 miles away1775 Dempster St Park Ridge Illinois 60068Voluntary non-profit - Church(847) 723-2210
  • Northwestern Lake Forest HospitalAcute Care Hospitals 13.14 miles away1000 N Westmoreland Road Lake Forest Illinois 60045Voluntary non-profit - Other(847) 234-5600

Nearby Dialysis

  • Fmc - Palatine Dialysis Center1.43 miles away691 East Dundee Road Palatine Illinois 60074CMS Rating: 5 stars Dialysis Stations: 17 (847) 963-4299
  • Fmc - Rolling Meadows3.15 miles away4180 Winnetka Ave. Rolling Meadows Illinois 60008CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 24 (847) 394-6250
  • Davita - Buffalo Grove Dialysis3.2 miles away1291 West Dundee Road Buffalo Grove Illinois 60089CMS Rating: 3 stars Dialysis Stations: 16 (847) 253-9400
  • Fmc - Hoffman Estates5.84 miles away3150 W Higgins Rd Suite 190 Schaumburg Illinois 60195CMS Rating: 4 stars Dialysis Stations: 20 (847) 310-0074
  • Davita - Arlington Heights Dialysis6.16 miles away17 W Golf Road Arlington Heights Illinois 60005Dialysis Stations: 20 (847) 437-2188
  • Fmc - Mount Prospect6.62 miles away1710 West Golf Road Mount Prospect Illinois 60056Dialysis Stations: 8 (847) 640-7101
  • Ara - South Barrington Dialysis Center7.37 miles away33 W Higgins Road, Suites 920-945 Barrington Illinois 60010Dialysis Stations: 14 (847) 783-4700
  • Davita - Barrington Creek8.06 miles away28160 W. Northwest Hwy, Suite 104 Barrington Illinois 60010Dialysis Stations: 12 (847) 381-1325

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