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Alpine Fireside Health Center

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Overall Rating 3.6 / 5.0 ★★★★★

  • JAMES HARLEY FETTER
    ★★★★★ 2 months ago

    Today I found from a resident, this place served no desert for Thanksgiving! This reflects the of the type of service and the seemingly uncaring attitude of those in charge. If your considering Alpine Fireside, think twice for your loved ones sake!

  • Cindy Obrien
    ★★★★★ 3 weeks ago

    They are a nursing home -one of the better ones in the area

  • Kim Klinger
    ★★★★★ 8 months ago

    I used to work at Alpine Fireside and have had family members treated there. I would tell everyone to send their loved one there. If you need rehab or long term care I would make Alpine Fireside my first call. I can tell you first hand that staff go above and beyond for patient care. I have witnessed the love and compassion that staff have for the people they care for. I was blessed to meet so many wonderful people and work with some of the most caring nurses and CNA's.

  • Stacy Leifheit
    ★★★★★ 3 months ago

    Bed sores, ecoli, and staff infection. Told staff they dont care. Patient said they never see staff members and are treated horrible. Patient never gets bathed and when a family member bathed patient the staff freaked and yelled at family members.

  • Elvenice St.fleurose
    ★★★★★ 8 months ago

    I just got hired here again thanks to my supervisor Lorie and I just wanted to post this to say that Alpine Fireside is a great Nursing home to work at and it has some of the best staff. I am grateful to be an employee here. ?

About Alpine Fireside Health Center

General Information

Legal Business NameAlpine Fireside Health Center Ltd
Ownership TypeFor Profit - Corporation
Changed Ownership In The Last 12 MonthsNo
First Accepted MedicareAugust 9, 2004 (16 years)
Capacity66
Residents39
Percent Occupied59%
Program ParticipationMedicare And Medicaid
Resident And Family CouncilsBoth
In HospitalNo
Continuing Care Retirement CommunityNo
Special Focus FacilityNo
Auto Sprinkler System In Required AreasYes

Ratings for Alpine Fireside Health Center

Alpine Fireside Health Center was reviewed by Medicare to have a rating of 5 out of 5 stars.

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Quality Measures Rating
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Overall Ratings of Illinois Nursing Homes

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

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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

October 4, 2017 - 2 years ago

 Residents AffectedSeveritySource/TypeDescription
DFewPotential for HarmHealth Inspection1) 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.
DFewPotential for 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.

Staffing Levels Per Resident per Day

Medicare determines the expected staffing time per resident per day depending on level of care the residents of Alpine Fireside Health Center 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.

4hr 10min
2hr 10min
ReportedExpected
CNA
55min
40min
ReportedExpected
LPN
1hr 5min
1hr 15min
ReportedExpected
RN
6hr 5min
4hr 5min
ReportedExpected
Total Nursing

This facility also provides approximately 1hr 40min per resident per WEEK of physical therapist time.

Quality Measures for Long Stay Residents

93.1%
96.4%
96.4%
96.4%
92.8%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
96.4%
92.0%
90.0%
100.0%
91.3%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
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-
-
-
44.5%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder
37.5%
50.0%
36.4%
26.1%
21.6%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication
-
-
-
-
17.1%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened
3.6%
0.0%
6.7%
7.7%
19.3%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
30.0%
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-
15.0%
14.2%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased
22.2%
25.0%
16.0%
19.0%
7.9%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight
-
-
15.3%
-
4.1%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
4.8%
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-
-
5.8%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers
7.4%
0.0%
10.0%
3.8%
18.8%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms
10.7%
23.8%
11.5%
22.7%
3.7%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection
10.7%
8.0%
6.7%
3.8%
3.4%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
6.9%
12.8%
8.2%
10.3%
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%
0.0%
0.0%
0.4%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained

Quality Measures for Short Stay Residents

92.0%
92.3%
98.6%
93.9%
76.0%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
94.0%
87.2%
87.3%
87.3%
73.2%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
76.8%
-
93.7%
97.3%
64.3%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
* The data for this facility for some quarters is unavailable.
Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function
23.3%
20.0%
17.2%
14.3%
11.0%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain
5.3%
4.8%
5.4%
6.0%
2.2%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
0.0%
0.0%
2.4%
3.7%
1.1%
Q4 2016Q1 2017Q2 2017Q3 2017IL
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened



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