Thrive of Fox Valley is located in Aurora, Illinois, a city with a population of 206,095 people. We gave this facility an elite overall rating of A. Consequently, it outscored the vast majority of the nursing homes in Aurora by quite a bit. This is an impressive achievement since the city has some very good nursing homes. You simply can not do any better than this facility. Headlining this facility's stellar profile is its inspection reports, which we will address in the next section.
Thrive of Fox Valley
Updated May 1, 2022 by Nick Reese
4020 E New York Street,
Aurora IL 60504
49.11% estimated occupancy 1
Registered Staff Hours
On top of earning a strong overall grade, this facility also earned excellent government inspections in recent years. We gave it one of our best scores in that category, with an A. Arguably the most important factor we consider in calculating our inspection ratings is deficiencies. Deficiencies are found on a facility's recent inspection reports. Nursing homes with better scores in this area typically avoided the most severe deficiencies involving patient abuse or death. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like we have information about this nursing home's deficiencies. Finally, this facility had no substantiated complaints this year from residents, which is an excellent sign.
Short-term Care Quality
This nursing home also was elite in the category of short-term care, where we awarded it a grade of A. Very few nursing homes fared better in this category. Short-term care grades are commonly used to assess a facility's performance with rehabilitation. In order to offer highly scored rehabilitation services, nursing homes generally need to provide better levels of skilled nursing. Skilled nursing includes registered nurses, physical therapists, speech therapists and other types of therapists. This facility excelled in two key staffing areas we looked at. In fact, it provided about 50% more care from registered nurses and physical therapists than a typical facility. This is certainly a great sign. The final statistic we looked at in this area is the number of patients who were able to leave the nursing home and return to the community. We discovered that 0 percent of this facility's residents were able to return home.
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Long-term Care Quality
Turning our next area, this facility was given first-rate long-term care grade. In fact, it received a score of A in that area. If you are seeking services other than short-term rehabilitation, you should take a close look at each nursing home's long-term care grades. After considering the quantity of care provided by nurses and other staff, we then analyzed the facility's vaccination record. Unfortunately, it doesn't look like this facility provided vaccination data. Clearly, this place is doing something right in this area as it also excelled at keeping its patients out of the hospital. It had only 0 hospitalizations per 1,000 long-term resident days, which is a remarkably low number.
In the last category we graded, this nursing home was given a very strong grade of A- in our nursing category. With this score, the nursing home topped off a straight A profile. Our nursing grade assesses the nursing home's nurse staffing levels. We consider both the levels of skill of the nurses as well as the amount of time spent with residents. This nursing home provided 6.2 hours of nursing care per patient on a daily basis. This was one of the better figures we found. In addition, we found that a significant percentage of this care was provided by registered nurses, which are highly skilled nurses. These are both really impressive figures. On top of providing impressive levels of nursing care, this facility also excelled in the quality-based metrics we looked at. It performed as well as any nursing home in Illinois in the area of avoiding major falls and pressure ulcers.
Rating Over Time
Compared to national and state averages across all facilities.
Thrive of Fox Valley Quality Metrics
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Thrive of Fox Valley, 11.42 Percentage of Patients
Measures the number of emergency room visits per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Thrive of Fox Valley, 71.34% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percent of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements.
Scores for Aurora, IL
- Overall Rating has a grade of B
- Nurse Rating has a grade of B
- Long-term Care Rating has a grade of B-minus
- Short-term Care Rating has a grade of B-plus
- Inspection Rating has a grade of B-plus
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