PROVIDENCE DOWNERS GROVE

The information listed below provides an in-depth look into the type and quality of care offered at Providence Downers Grove. 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

PROVIDENCE DOWNERS GROVE
3450 SARATOGA AVENUE
DOWNERS GROVE, IL 60515
(630) 969-2900

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

68%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 99
  • Certified Beds: 145

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicare
  • Medicaid

Operational Details

  • Operated By Non Profit - Church Related
  • Offers Both Resident and Family Counseling Services
  • This Facility is Part of a Chain or Franchise

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Resident Services

The information below lists services this facility has provided for residents from October through December 2010. During this period, the most common type of service provided was "Ultra-High Rehabilitation". To get a better idea of the types of services that are commonly performed, compare the "Percent of Service Days" column below. These services are based on submitted claims to Medicare and do not provide a complete overview of all the services provided by Providence Downers Grove. For more information read our guide on how nursing facilities are reimbursed, types of services, and ADL index scores.

Resident ServicesResident ConditionsPercent of Service Days

Ultra-High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 11-160.5%
ADL Index Range: 2-101.7%
Total Percent:2.2%
 

Very High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-101.5%
Total Percent:1.5%
 

High Rehabilitation Plus Extensive Services

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • Tracheostomy care
  • Ventilator or respirator
  • Isolation for active infectious disease while a resident
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) score of 2 or more
ADL Index Range: 2-100.5%
Total Percent:0.5%
 

Ultra-High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 720 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
  • A second rehabilitation discipline three days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-166.5%
ADL Index Range: 6-1025.2%
ADL Index Range: 0-547.9%
Total Percent:79.5%
 

Very High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 500 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 11-160.6%
ADL Index Range: 6-105.3%
ADL Index Range: 0-56.6%
Total Percent:12.5%
 

High Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 325 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • At least one rehabilitation discipline five days/week
ADL Index Range: 6-100.6%
ADL Index Range: 0-51.1%
Total Percent:1.8%
 

Medium Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation 150 Minutes Per Week Minimum
  • Five days any combination of three rehabilitation disciplines
ADL Index Range: 11-160.2%
ADL Index Range: 6-100.4%
ADL Index Range: 0-50.3%
Total Percent:0.9%
 

Clinically Complex

  • Pneumonia, hemiplegia with ADL score >=5
  • Surgical wounds or open lesions with treatment
  • Burns
  • Chemotherapy while a resident
  • Oxygen therapy while a resident
  • IV medications or transfusions while a resident
  • Extensive Services, Special Care High or Special Care Low qualifier and ADL score of 0 or 1
ADL Index Range: 6-10
- No Signs of depression
0.03%
ADL Index Range: 2-5
- No Signs of depression
0.09%
Total Percent:0.1%
 

Reduced Physical Function

  • Urinary and/or bowel training program
  • Passive and/or active range of motion (ROM)
  • Amputation/prosthesis training
  • Dressing or grooming training
  • Eating or swallowing training
  • Transfer training
  • Splint or brace assistance
  • Bed mobility and/or walking training
  • Communication training
ADL Index Range: 6-10
- Less restorative nursing
0.2%
ADL Index Range: 2-5
- Less restorative nursing
0.8%
Total Percent:1.0%
 

Rating Details For Providence Downers Grove

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) Hours1 Hour and 14 Minutes1 Hour and 28 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours35 Minutes43 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours2 Hours and 28 Minutes2 Hours and 14 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours1 Hour and 48 Minutes2 Hours and 11 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours4 Hours and 16 Minutes4 Hours and 24 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 Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%85%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%88%

Long-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of High-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores7%13%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Ability to Move About in and Around Their Room Got Worse8%12%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Spend Most of Their Time in Bed or in a Chair-3%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have Moderate to Severe Pain1%4%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder59%44%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Were Physically Restrained1%5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious13%16%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Have/Had a Catheter Inserted and Left in Their Bladder3%5%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection8%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased7%14%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight9%9%

Short-Term Stay Preventive Actions

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Given Influenza Vaccination During the Flu Season90-100%82%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Were Assessed and Given Pneumococcal Vaccination90-100%80%

Short-Term Stay Deficiencies

Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores13%13%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Have Delirium-3%
Percent of Short-Stay Residents Who Had Moderate to Severe Pain10%20%

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 03/10/2011.

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

Administration

Make Sure That Nurse Aides Show They Have the Skills to Be Able to Care for Residents.
  • Inspection Date: 03/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/26/2009
Post Nurse Staffing Information.
  • Inspection Date: 02/24/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/26/2010
Train All Employees on What to Do in an Emergency.
  • Inspection Date: 03/10/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/01/2011

Environmental

Make Sure That the Nursing Home Area is Free of Dangers That Cause Accidents.
  • Inspection Date: 03/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/26/2009
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 03/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/26/2009
Provide Needed Housekeeping and Maintenance.
  • Inspection Date: 03/10/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/01/2011
Have a Program to Keep Infection from Spreading.
  • Inspection Date: 03/10/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/01/2011

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: 03/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/26/2009

Pharmacy Service

Properly Mark Drugs and Other Similar Products.
  • Inspection Date: 03/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/26/2009
Properly Mark Drugs and Other Similar Products.
  • Inspection Date: 02/24/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/26/2010

Quality Care

Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 03/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/26/2009
Make Sure That Residents Receive Treatment/Services to Continue to Be Able to Care for Themselves, Unless a Change is Unavoidable.
  • Inspection Date: 03/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/26/2009
Make Sure That Residents Who Cannot Care for Themselves Receive Help with Eating/Drinking, Grooming and Hygiene.
  • Inspection Date: 03/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/26/2009
Give Residents Proper Treatment to Prevent New Bed (Pressure) Sores or Heal Existing Bed Sores.
  • Inspection Date: 03/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/26/2009
Make Sure That Each Resident Who Enters the Nursing Home Without a Catheter is Not Given a Catheter, Unless It is Necessary.
  • Inspection Date: 03/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/26/2009
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 02/24/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/26/2010
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 02/24/2010
  • Correction Date: 03/26/2010
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 03/10/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/01/2011
Make Sure That Each Resident Who Enters the Nursing Home Without a Catheter is Not Given a Catheter, Unless It is Necessary.
  • Inspection Date: 03/10/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/01/2011
Give Proper Treatment to Residents with Feeding Tubes to Prevent Problems (Such As Aspiration Pneumonia, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Dehydration, Metabolic Abnormalities, Nasal-Pharyngeal Ulcers) and Help Restore Eating Skills, if Possible.
  • Inspection Date: 03/10/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/01/2011

Resident Assessment

Do a New Assessment After Any Major Change in a Resident's Physical or Mental Health.
  • Inspection Date: 03/23/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/26/2009

Enforcement

Below is a list of any civil penalities or denials of payment for new admissions (DPNA) that this facility received in the previous three years. Note: Monetary figures are not available for DPNAs.

Action TakenDateAmount
Civil Money Penalty (CMP)03/23/2009$6,630

Deficiencies from Complaints and Incidents

The table below lists incident reports by the nursing staff or administration for Providence Downers Grove, 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

Pharmacy Service

Make Sure That Residents Are Safe from Serious Medication Errors.
  • Complaint Filed: 08/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 09/11/2009
Make Sure That Residents Are Safe from Serious Medication Errors.
  • Complaint Filed: 05/26/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/14/2011

Quality Care

Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Complaint Filed: 09/04/2008
  • Correction Date: 10/03/2008
Give Each Resident Care and Services to Get or Keep the Highest Quality of Life Possible.
  • Complaint Filed: 05/26/2011
  • Correction Date: 06/14/2011

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 Providence Downers Grove 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 03/16/2011.

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: 03/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/26/2009
An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 04/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/13/2010
Automatic Sprinkler Systems That Have Been Maintained in Working Order.
  • Inspection Date: 04/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/13/2010
An Approved Automatic Sprinkler System Connected to the Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 03/16/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/17/2011
Back-Up Procedures in Place for a Faulty Automatic Sprinkler System.
  • Inspection Date: 03/16/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/28/2011

Building Construction

A Two-Hour-Resistant Firewall in Common Walls.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/26/2009
A Two-Hour-Resistant Firewall in Common Walls.
  • Inspection Date: 04/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/08/2010
A Two-Hour-Resistant Firewall in Common Walls.
  • Inspection Date: 03/16/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/17/2011

Building Service Equipment

Properly Protected Cooking Facilities.
  • Inspection Date: 03/16/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/16/2011

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridors That Are Separated from Common Areas by Walls Constructed to Limit the Passage of Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/26/2009
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/26/2009
Corridors That Are Separated from Common Areas by Walls Constructed to Limit the Passage of Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 03/16/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/17/2011
Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 03/16/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/21/2011

Electrical

Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/26/2009
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/01/2009
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 04/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/08/2010
Weekly Inspections and Monthly Testing of Generators.
  • Inspection Date: 03/16/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/28/2011
Properly Installed Electrical Wiring and Equipment.
  • Inspection Date: 03/16/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/16/2011

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Did Not Have a Written Emergency Evacuation Plan.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/26/2009
Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/26/2009
Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 04/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/08/2010
Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 03/16/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/29/2011

Fire Alarm Systems

Properly Maintained Smoke Detectors.
  • Inspection Date: 04/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/13/2010
An Approved Back-Up Procedure for a Faulty Fire Alarm System.
  • Inspection Date: 03/16/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/28/2011

Hazardous Area

Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/07/2009
Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 04/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/08/2010
Construction That Can Resist Fire for One Hour or an Approved Fire Extinguishing System.
  • Inspection Date: 03/16/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/18/2011

Illumination and Emergency Power

Proper Backup Exit Lighting.
  • Inspection Date: 03/16/2011
  • Correction Date: 04/30/2011

Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas

Proper Medical Gas Storage and Administration Areas.
  • Inspection Date: 04/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/23/2010
Proper Medical Gas Storage and Administration Areas.
  • Inspection Date: 03/16/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/18/2011

Smoke Compartmentation and Control

Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/26/2009
Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 04/07/2010
  • Correction Date: 04/08/2010
Walls or Barriers That Prevent Smoke from Passing Through and Would Resist Fire for at Least One Hour.
  • Inspection Date: 03/16/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/17/2011

Vertical Openings

Proper Stairway Enclosures and Vertical Shafts.
  • Inspection Date: 03/19/2009
  • Correction Date: 04/26/2009
Proper Stairway Enclosures and Vertical Shafts.
  • Inspection Date: 03/16/2011
  • Correction Date: 03/18/2011
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Illinois Department of Public Health - Retrieved 2011