ABBOTT HOUSE

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

ABBOTT HOUSE
405 CENTRAL AVENUE
HIGHLAND PARK, IL 60035
(847) 432-6080

Nursing Home Ratings

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

Percent of Beds Occupied

96%

Number of Residents and Certified Beds

  • Residents: 102
  • Certified Beds: 106

This Facility Accepts

  • Medicaid

Operational Details

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

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Rating Details For Abbott House

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) Hours31 Minutes
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse (LPN/LVN) Hours28 Minutes
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Hours1 Hour and 16 Minutes
Total Licensed Nurse Hours60 Minutes
Total Nurse Hours2 Hours and 16 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 Long-Stay Residents Who Are More Depressed or Anxious4%16%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Have Pressure Sores-3%
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 Bladder-5%
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 Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Too Much Weight4%9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Who Had a Urinary Tract Infection-9%
Percent of Long-Stay Residents Whose Need for Help with Daily Activities Has Increased-14%
Percent of Low-Risk Long-Stay Residents Who Lose Control of Their Bowels or Bladder2%44%

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 11/10/2010.

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 Rooms That Are Big Enough for Each Resident.
  • Inspection Date: 11/10/2010
  • Correction Date: 12/07/2010

Quality Care

Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 11/26/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/27/2008
Give Professional Services That Meet a Professional Standard of Quality.
  • Inspection Date: 10/22/2009
  • Correction Date: 10/22/2009

Resident Assessment

Make a Complete Assessment That Covers All Questions for Areas That Are Listed in Official Regulations.
  • Inspection Date: 11/26/2008
  • Correction Date: 11/27/2008

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 Abbott House 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 11/16/2010.

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: 10/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/10/2009

Building Construction

Approved Construction Type or Materials.
  • Inspection Date: 11/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 12/07/2010

Corridor Walls and Doors

Corridor and Hallway Doors That Block Smoke.
  • Inspection Date: 11/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/16/2010

Emergency Plans and Fire Drills

Record of Quarterly Fire Drills for Each Shift Under Varying Conditions.
  • Inspection Date: 11/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 12/06/2010

Fire Alarm Systems

An Approved Installation, Maintenance and Testing Program for Fire Alarm Systems.
  • Inspection Date: 12/01/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/08/2008
An Automatic Smoke Detection System in All Hallways.
  • Inspection Date: 12/01/2008
  • Correction Date: 12/08/2008
An Automatic Smoke Detection System in All Hallways.
  • Inspection Date: 11/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 12/07/2010

Illumination and Emergency Power

Proper Backup Exit Lighting.
  • Inspection Date: 10/27/2009
  • Correction Date: 11/10/2009
Emergency Lighting That Can Last at Least 1 1/2 Hours.
  • Inspection Date: 11/16/2010
  • Correction Date: 11/16/2010
Source: Medicare Nursing Home Compare; Illinois Department of Public Health - Retrieved 2011