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Overall Rating 3.2 / 5.0 ★★★★★

  • Someone whocares
    ★★★★★ a month ago

    This company does not care about their employees, they work them like dogs and scold them if they have obligations outside of work. They also severely under pay their staff while corporate treats, said staff, like animals. This is not a company anyone should ever work for, nor it is a nursing home you should bring your family too. While the facility is as clean as it gets, residents are often neglected and they do not have the staff to handle everyone in the building. Furthermore, the building accepts a lot of residents who should be in locked units or psych wards and they, too, are treated like dogs. Don't let the friendly smiles fool you, if you care about your loved one you will not take them to Aperion care.

  • Patty Thompson
    ★★★★★ a month ago

    My mother was admitted to Aperion Care for rehab when she broke her hip. She was convinced she would never be able to walk again. Thanks to the wonderful staff that patiently worked with her, my mother is able to walk now without the aid of a walker or cane. Thank you.

  • Matt Thompson
    ★★★★★ a month ago

    My grandmother was in there beginning of 2015, the staff was attentive and beyond nice. The care they gave her is top notch.

  • Jim Sundquist
    ★★★★★ a month ago

    My aunt received the best care. Because of the their staff, she is now back to being able to take care of herself and go back to work.

  • Rosemarie Hozjan
    ★★★★★ 3 months ago

    This is the worst place for care, it should not even get one star. They do not treat loved ones with decency, they never turn your loved ones if they are bed ridden. For hospice or end of life care, they do not give them any amenities, water, help you out of bed if you want to dangle your feet, they just drug you so you fall asleep while you food rots in front of you on a tray or until you wake up and good luck getting someone to try to help you eat, that never happens because they are making them "comfortable". I hope that every one of these workers gets exactly what they are shelling out to the people who are entrusted in their care. What they are doing is similar to locking a human being in a cage with a towel and a bowl of water (until the water runs out) so they die. They ought to shut these places down and arrest all the workers for elder abuse! Shame on you all!

About Aperion Care Highwood

General Information

Legal Business NameHighland Park Nursing & Rehab Center, LLC
Ownership TypeFor Profit - Corporation
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareJuly 1, 1997 (21 years)
Capacity104
Residents82
Percent Occupied79%
Program ParticipationMedicare And Medicaid
Resident And Family CouncilsResident
In HospitalNo
Continuing Care Retirement CommunityNo
Special Focus FacilityNo
Auto Sprinkler System In Required AreasYes

Ratings for Aperion Care Highwood

Aperion Care Highwood was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 2 out of 5 stars.

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Overall Ratings of Illinois Nursing Homes

Fines, Complaints, and Inspection Problems in the Past 3 Years

Compare The Number of Problems

Types of Problems at Nursing Homes

Some issues within a nursing home are much more severe than others. Medicare evaluates each problem based on 2 scales: the number of residents affected by a problem and the severity of the potential or actual harm to residents based on the problem. We have color coded the matrix below to make it easier to pick out the more severe problems. In general, orange and red issues related to the treatment of a resident are considered substandard quality of care.

  Residents Affected
Severity of the Deficiency Few Some Many
Immediate jeopardy to resident health or safety J K L
Actual harm that is not immediate jeopardy G H I
No actual harm with potential for more than minimal harm that is not immediate jeopardy D E F
No actual harm with potential for minimal harm A B C

September 18, 2017 - 5 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
FManyPotential for HarmHealth InspectionStore, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionDevelop policies and procedures for influenza and pneumococcal immunizations.
ESomePotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that residents are safe from serious medication errors.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionKeep each resident free from physical restraints, unless needed for medical treatment.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionKeep residents' personal and medical records private and confidential.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionHave a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionKeep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionAssist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionGive residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionImmediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionProvide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident .

June 7, 2017 - 9 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
FManyPotential for HarmComplaintHave enough nurses to care for every resident in a way that maximizes the resident's well being.
FManyPotential for HarmComplaintUse a registered nurse at least 8 hours a day, 7 days a week.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintGive residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintAssist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintDevelop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property.
DFewPotential for HarmComplaint1) Hire only people with 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.

April 11, 2017 - 10 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintProperly care for residents needing special services, including: injections, colostomy, ureostomy, ileostomy, tracheostomy care, tracheal suctioning, respiratory care, foot care, and prostheses.

March 27, 2017 - 11 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintKeep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%.

March 14, 2017 - 11 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintImmediately tell the resident, the resident's doctor, and a family member of situations (injury/decline/room, etc.) that affect the resident.

March 6, 2017 - 12 months ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmComplaintDevelop a complete care plan that meets all the resident's needs, with timetables and actions that can be measured.

August 25, 2016 - 1 year ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
FManyPotential for HarmHealth InspectionStore, cook, and serve food in a safe and clean way.
CManyPotential for Minimal HarmHealth InspectionDevelop and implement policies for 1) screening and training employees; and the 2) prevention, identification, investigation, and reporting of any abuse, neglect, mistreatment and misappropriation of property.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionHave a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that residents with limited range of motion receive appropriate treatment and services to increase range of motion or prevent further decrease in range of motion.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionAssist those residents who need help with eating/drinking, grooming and personal and oral hygiene.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that each resident who enters the nursing home without a catheter is not given a catheter, unless medically necessary, and that incontinent patients receive proper services to prevent urinary tract infections and restore normal bladder functions.

October 22, 2015 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
CManyPotential for Minimal HarmHealth InspectionKeep clinical record information safe.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionEnsure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents.
DFewPotential for HarmHealth InspectionGive residents proper treatment to prevent new bed (pressure) sores or heal existing bed sores.

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of Aperion Care Highwood require. It is important to compare the reported time to expected time for a single facility instead of comparing the amount of time per resident of two facilities. Learn why.

2hr
2hr 35min
ReportedExpected
CNA
40min
40min
ReportedExpected
LPN
1hr 5min
1hr 15min
ReportedExpected
RN
3hr 45min
4hr 30min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 45min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

88.0%
71.4%
71.4%
71.4%
92.8%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
31.5%
31.9%
28.1%
24.0%
91.3%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
76.0%
85.0%
80.8%
81.8%
44.5%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
9.0%
10.8%
11.5%
13.4%
21.6%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
20.6%
25.7%
13.2%
5.2%
17.1%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened
18.2%
19.4%
17.2%
20.0%
19.3%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
16.1%
11.5%
3.6%
13.8%
14.2%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
1.4%
3.1%
1.6%
5.6%
7.9%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
2.8%
7.9%
5.3%
4.6%
5.8%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers
4.6%
0.0%
0.0%
0.0%
4.1%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
14.1%
19.7%
18.6%
17.1%
18.8%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
0.0%
1.5%
0.0%
0.0%
3.7%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
2.7%
4.3%
6.2%
4.0%
3.4%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
2.7%
3.5%
3.3%
5.7%
2.2%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
0.0%
0.0%
1.6%
0.0%
0.4%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained

Quality Measures for Short Stay Residents

14.1%
9.5%
6.1%
3.0%
76.0%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
59.0%
20.3%
20.3%
20.3%
73.2%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
60.4%
70.1%
74.6%
53.9%
64.3%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function
10.6%
5.2%
0.0%
0.0%
11.0%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
0.0%
4.2%
4.9%
2.3%
2.2%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
1.0%
1.5%
3.0%
2.0%
1.1%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened



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