Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home is a senior living facility in Chester, Illinois. This city has a population of 10,037 people. This is a great nursing home. We gave this it an overall grade of B+, which is a well above average rating. This place definitely has plenty going for it. The best part of this nursing home's strong profile is its inspection reports. We discuss inspections in the next paragraph
Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home
Updated May 1, 2022 by Sara Levinsohn
161 Three Springs Road,
Chester IL 62233
46.86% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
In addition to being a great overall grade, this facility also received A+ health inspections in recent years. Its inspections were virtually flawless. Inspection scores weigh several factors, 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 was assessed 3 deficiencies on its inspection report, but none of the deficiencies were considered to be severe deficiencies. This indicates that the inspectors did not consider any of these deficiencies to be an imminent threat to resident safety or health. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Long-term Care Quality
We also awarded this facility a grade of A for our long-term care grade. For prospective residents seeking a permanent place to live as opposed to skilled nursing, long-term care is a very important category. On top of considering the amount of care provided by nurses and other staff, we also looked at the number of residents vaccinated against pneumonia. This facility vaccinated 93.25843 percent of its patients. This is a bit less than we expected but still a reasonably acceptable percentage. This nursing home also excelled at keeping its residents out of the hospital. It had only 1.38 hospitalizations per one thousand long-term resident days.
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This facility received a very good nursing grade this year as well. It received one of our better scores in that category with a grade of B. Our nursing grade analyzes several datapoints, many of which are associated with levels of nurse staffing. This nursing home provides 3.6 hours of nursing care per resident per day. Finally, our nursing grades also factor in quality-based assessments, such as avoiding major falls. This facility 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 frequently be prevented if more nurses aids and better safety protocols are in place.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home's worst category is short-term care, which is the final category we analyzed. Sadly, it received a lowly F for this area. Despite a few strong scores in other categories, this score is nevertheless somewhat alarming so we wanted to make sure you are aware. Our short-term care scores are based on a nursing home's quantity of skilled skilled healthcare professionals. This means a wide range of nursing services, ranging from registered nurses to physical and respiratory therapists, in addition to other types of therapy. Unfortunately, this nursing home was below average in terms of its quantity of physical therapy and registered nurse hours provided to its residents based on the measures we assessed. Lastly, we considered the percentage of patients that returned home from this facility. This facility didn't fare well here either. In fact, we found that just 43.5 percent of this facility's patients were able to return home. This figure was well off the national average.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home, 8.96% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a measure of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also referred to as bed sores, are often the result of residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home, 3.48% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that suffered from a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are considered to be an indicator of nursing care . Major falls leading to injury are often the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home, 2.6% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections are sometimes associated with poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home, 18.2% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are sometimes used to treat a variety of medical conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home, 19.06% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are given to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home, 29.52% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients demonstrating depressive symptoms. Some believe that this is a measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home, 87.71% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home residents, making these vaccines important for resident well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home, 14.14% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home, 19.35% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percent of patients that remained mobile levels over time. Optimizing mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home, 1.5 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This tells you the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home, 19.35 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term patient care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is key to restoring the health of residents.
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