LAKE PARK CENTER

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Lake Park Center. It is important to note that when evaluating if a nursing home is right for you or a loved one, ratings should not be taken as the sole deciding factor, but as one of many aspects to be considered.

Address

LAKE PARK CENTER
919 WASHINGTON PARK
WAUKEGAN, IL 60085
(847) 623-9100

Nursing Home Ratings

Health Inspections
Quality Measures
Nursing Staff
R.N. Staff Only
Overall Rating

Percent of Beds Occupied

98%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 206
  • Certified Beds: 210

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By For Profit - Partnership
  • Offers Only Resident Counseling
  • This Facility is Not Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Rating Details For Lake Park Center

Nursing Staff -

The nursing staff is the most important part of what determines the quality of care and comfort of a resident in a nursing home. Government regulations set expectations on time spent with each resident based on the services being provided. The breakdown below lists the nursing types (RN, LPN, LVN, CNA) and a comparison of the reported and expected hours per resident per day.

Nursing Hours Per Resident Per DayReportedExpected
Registered Nurse (RN) Hours22 Minutes35 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours9 Minutes27 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours1 Hour and 10 Minutes1 Hour and 23 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours32 Minutes1 Hour and 2 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours1 Hour and 41 Minutes2 Hours and 25 Minutes

Quality of Care -

Medicare determines quality of care ratings for nursing facilities by surveying several "quality measures", which are broken down into long-term and short-term stay residents, as well as if the action is preventive or if there is a deficiency in the quality of care. State averages for Illinois are also provided for comparison purposes. Note: Figures below are averaged over the past nine months.

This FacilityIllinois Average

Long-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%88%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%85%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased-14%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores-3%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder4%44%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight2%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection1%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained-5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse-12%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder2%5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain3%4%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious5%16%

Health Inspection Details -

All Medicare and/or Medicaid certified nursing home must undergo health inspections on average once a year, but may be more frequent if the facility is peforming poorly. These inspections cover most aspects of life in a nursing home, and are broken down into deficiencies types, which including: Pharmacy Service, Administration, Resident Rights, Nutrition and Dietary, Resident Assessment, Environmental, and Mistreatment. Below are the list of deficiencies found by inspectors in the past few years along with the degree of harm and how many residents may have been affected. Note: The most recent health survey was on 04/14/2011.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Environmental

Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 02/25/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/30/2009
Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 02/25/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/30/2009

Mistreatment

1) Hire Only People Who Have No Legal History of Abusing, Neglecting or Mistreating Residents; or 2) Report and Investigate Any Acts or Reports of Abuse, Neglect or Mistreatment of Residents.
  • Inspection Date: 02/25/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/30/2009

Nutrition and Dietary

Store, Cook, and Give out Food in a Safe and Clean Way.
  • Inspection Date: 02/25/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/30/2009

Quality Care

Make Sure That Each Resident's Nutritional Needs Were Met.
  • Inspection Date: 02/25/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/30/2009

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Lake Park Center, as well as complaints by residents or their family in the previous three years.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Formal ComplaintsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Resident Rights

Provide Care in a Way That Keeps or Builds Each Resident's Dignity and Self Respect.
  • Complaint Filed: 02/25/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/30/2009
Make Sure Each Resident Has the Right to Choose Activities, Schedules and Health Care According to His or Her Interests, Assessment, and Plan of Care.
  • Complaint Filed: 05/04/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/20/2011

Fire Safety

Nursing homes certified by Medicare and/or Medicaid are required to have fire safety inspections to meet Life Safety Code (LSC) standards. Below is a list of deficiencies that Lake Park Center had in recent fire safety inspections. This information can be used to see if all standards were met, the degree of harm, the number of residents affected, and the date when deficiencies were corrected. Note: The most recent fire safety survey was on 04/14/2011.

Degree of Harm

  • - Potential for Minimal Harm
  • - Minimal Harm or Potential for Harm
  • - Resident Harmed
  • - Immediate Jeopardy to Resident Health

Residents Affected

  • - Isolated
  • - Some Residents
  • - Many Residents
Deficiencies Found By InspectorsDegree of HarmResidents Affected

Automatic Sprinkler Systems

Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 02/26/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/30/2009
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2011

Building Construction

Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/13/2011

Building Service Equipment

Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2011

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridors That Are Separated from Common Areas by Walls Constructed to Limit the Passage of Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 02/26/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/17/2009

Electrical

Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 02/26/2009
  • Correction Date: 03/30/2009
Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2011
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2011

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2011

Exits and Egress

Exits That Are Accessible at All Times.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/13/2011

Fire Alarm Systems

A Fire Alarm System That Can Be Heard Throughout the Facility.
  • Inspection Date: 02/26/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/30/2009
Properly Maintained Smoke Detectors.
  • Inspection Date: 05/19/2010
  • Correction Date: 07/03/2010
An Automatic Smoke Detection System in All Hallways.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2011

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/20/2011

Illumination and Emergency Power

Proper Backup Exit Lighting.
  • Inspection Date: 04/14/2011
  • Correction Date: 05/28/2011

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 05/19/2010
  • Correction Date: 07/03/2010
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Illinois Department of Public Health - Retrieved 2011