Researching nursing homes in Illinois is important because you want to make sure your loved one will receive the highest quality of care. Nursing home ratings can help you determine which facilities offer the best care and services to fit the needs of your loved one.
Wentworth Rehabilitation & Health Care Center Information
Wentworth Rehabilitation & Health Care Center is a for-profit facility owned by the Alden Group, LTD, located at 201 West 69th Street, Chicago, IL 60621.
The facility has 300 certified beds and provides short-term care rehabilitation, transitional care, and skilled nursing services to its patients throughout the south suburbs of Chicago. Wentworth Rehabilitation and Health Care Center also offers specialized post-acute rehabilitation programs.
Wentworth Rehabilitation & Health Care Center Violations
The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) is responsible for monitoring and regulating nursing homes in Illinois. HFS provides detailed reports of any violations that have occurred at facilities, including Wentworth Rehabilitation & Health Care Center.
Quarterly Reports of Violations
The most recent violation for Wentworth Rehabilitation is cited in Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) 2020 2nd Quarterly Report, docket number: NH 20-C0144. The facility failed to use safe techniques to reposition a resident who then required hospitalized for their injuries and subsequently died.
CMS Ratings for Wentworth Rehabilitation & Health Care Center
The overall rating is based on a nursing home’s performance on 3 sources: health inspections, staffing, and quality measures. The three stars indicate that the facility is performing at an average level compared to other nursing homes in Illinois.
Health Inspections: 3 out of 5 stars
The health inspection star rating is based on each nursing home’s current health inspection and 2 prior inspections, as well as findings from the most recent 3 years of complaint inspections and 3 years of infection control inspections.
Staffing Rating: 1 out of 5 stars
Much below average. Staffing levels and turnover of staff in nursing homes may impact the quality of care nursing home residents get. Higher staffing ratings mean there are more nursing staff and less turnover of the staff, which may mean higher quality of care.
Quality Measures: 5 out of 5 stars
Much above average. The quality measures star rating measures parts of nursing home performance in certain areas of care, like if residents have gotten their flu shots, are in pain, or are losing weight.
The quality measures star rating is calculated from 2 different types of quality measures: short- and long-stay resident quality measures.
Wentworth Rehabilitation & Health Care Center has received three federal fines in the past three years totaling $22,750.
U.S. News and World Reports Ratings for Wentworth Rehabilitation & Health Care Center
U.S. News and World Reports also provide ratings for nursing homes on a 1 to 5 scale and a 1 to 3 scale, with one being the poorest performance.
Wentworth Rehabilitation & Health Care Center received an Overall Rating of 1 out of 5 by U.S. News and World Reports. It has a Short-Term Rehabilitation Rating of 1 out of 3, or below average. This rating indicates that the facility is performing at a below average level compared to other nursing homes in Illinois.
What Other Resources Can Tell Me About the Quality of Nursing Homes?
The Illinois Department on Aging provides information about programs designed for aging people in the state. The mission of the Illinois Department on Aging is “to serve and advocate for older Illinoisans and their caregivers by administering quality and culturally appropriate programs that promote partnerships and encourage independence, dignity, and quality of life.
These resources can help you make an informed decision when choosing a nursing home in Illinois for your loved one. It is important to do your research and to understand the ratings and violations associated with each facility before making a decision.
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