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Birchwood Plaza

Details

Type of Ownership For profit - Corporation
Participates in Medicare? Yes
Participates in Medicaid? Yes
Certified Beds 200
Continuing Care? No
Resident Council? Yes
Family Council? No
Multi-Home Chain? No
Located in a Hospital? No
Special Focus Facility? No

View:    Health Inspections  |  Quality Measures  |  Staffing  |  Fire Inspections

Health Inspections  

Most Recent Inspection: 04/22/2011

Date of last standard health inspection: 04/22/2011
Quality Indicator Survey No
Dates of Complaint Investigations: 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2012
Total number of Health Deficiencies for this nursing home: 0
Average number of Health Deficiencies in IL: 2
Average number of Health Deficiencies in US: 3
Range of Health Deficiencies in IL: 0 - 11

Inspection, 02/02/2004

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure that a nursing home area is free from accident hazards and provide adequate supervision to prevent avoidable accidents. 02/02/2004 00/06/2006 2 Few
Have a program that investigates, controls and keeps infection from spreading. 02/02/2004 00/06/2006 2 Some
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms. 02/02/2004 00/06/2006 1 Some
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
At least once a month, have a licensed pharmacist review each resident's medication(s) and report any irregularities to the attending doctor. 02/02/2004 00/06/2006 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure services provided by the nursing facility meet professional standards of quality. 02/02/2004 00/06/2006 2 Some
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 02/02/2004 00/06/2006 2 Few
Make sure that residents receive treatments/services to maintain or improve their ability to care for themselves. 02/02/2004 00/06/2006 2 Few
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 02/02/2004 00/06/2006 2 Few
Resident Assessment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Ensure each resident receives an accurate assessment by a qualified health professional. 02/02/2004 00/06/2006 2 Few
Resident Rights Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide care for residents in a way that maintains or improves their dignity and respect in full recognition of their individuality. 02/02/2004 00/06/2006 2 Some
Reasonably accommodate the needs and preferences of each resident. 02/02/2004 00/06/2006 2 Few

Inspection, 01/06/2003

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide housekeeping and maintenance services. 01/06/2003 03/00/2004 2 Few
Dispose of garbage and refuse properly. 01/06/2003 03/00/2004 1 Many
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms. 01/06/2003 03/00/2004 1 Some

Inspection, 01/05/2003

Environmental Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide a safe, clean, comfortable and home-like environment; and allow residents to use personal belongings to the extent possible. 01/05/2003 02/08/2004 2 Some
Provide rooms that are at least 80 square feet per resident in multiple rooms and 100 square feet for single resident rooms. 01/05/2003 02/08/2004 1 Some
Mistreatment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Develop 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. 01/05/2003 02/08/2004 1 Many
Pharmacy Service Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Keep the rate of medication errors (wrong drug, wrong dose, wrong time) to less than 5%. 01/05/2003 02/08/2004 2 Few
Quality Care Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Provide necessary care and services to maintain or improve the highest well being of each resident. 01/05/2003 02/08/2004 2 Few
Ensure residents maintain acceptable nutritional status. 01/05/2003 02/08/2004 2 Few

Nursing Home Staffing  

Information comes from data that the nursing home reports to its state agency. It contains the nursing home staffing hours for a two-week period prior to the time of the state inspection. CMS receives this data and converts it into the number of staff hours per resident per day.

National Average Average in IL Golden Living Center, Asheville
RN Staff Only1 N/A N/A 4 out of 5 stars
Total Number of Residents 86 93 169
Total, Licensed Nurse Staff Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 51 minutes 51 hours 18 minutes 44 minutes
RN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 3 minutes 50 hours 44 minutes 34 minutes
LPN/LVN Hours
per Resident per Day
16 hours 17 minutes 50 hours 52 minutes 9 minutes
CNA Hours
per Resident per Day
17 hours 46 minutes 52 hours 11 minutes 1 hour 49 minutes

1 The star rating a nursing home received for the information it provided about its Registered Nurse (RN) staffing. RNs have between 2 and 6 years of education.

Quality Measures  

Information comes from data that the nursing home reports to its state agency. It contains the nursing home staffing hours for a two-week period prior to the time of the state inspection. CMS receives this data and converts it into the number of staff hours per resident per day.

Long-Term Residents

Short-Term Residents

Fire Safety Inspections

Lists the fire safety requirements that the nursing home failed to meet. Fire safety results are not included in the nursing home's Overall Rating.

Most Recent Inspection: 05/05/2011

Automatic Sprinkler Systems in all required areas Partial
Date of last standard fire safety inspection: 05/05/2011
Dates of Complaint Investigations: 04/01/2011 - 03/31/2012
Total number of Fire Safety Deficiencies for this nursing home: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in IL: 0
Average number of Fire Safety Deficiencies in US: 2
Range of Fire Safety Deficiencies in IL: 0 - 0

Inspection, 00/05/2005

Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly maintained smoke detectors. 00/05/2005 01/09/2006 2 Many

Inspection, 00/05/2004

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Automatic sprinkler systems that have been maintained in working order. 00/05/2004 02/00/2005 2 Many
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridors that are separated from use areas by walls constructed to limit the passage of smoke. 00/05/2004 02/00/2005 2 Many
Fire Alarm Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
An automatic smoke detection system in all hallways. 00/05/2004 02/00/2005 2 Many

Inspection, 01/04/2003

Automatic Sprinkler Systems Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
An adequate water supply for the sprinkler system. 01/04/2003 00/04/2004 2 Many
Building Construction Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Approved construction type or materials. 01/04/2003 02/08/2004 2 Some
Building Service Equipment Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Properly constructed linen or trash chutes. 01/04/2003 00/04/2004 2 Some
Corridor Walls and Doors Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Corridor and hallway doors that block smoke. 01/04/2003 02/08/2004 2 Some
Electrical Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Weekly inspections and monthly testing of generators. 01/04/2003 02/08/2004 2 Many
Emergency Plans and Fire Drills Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
A written emergency evacuation plan. 01/04/2003 02/08/2004 1 Many
Medical Gases and Anesthetizing Areas Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Proper medical gas storage and administration areas. 01/04/2003 02/00/2003 2 Some
Vertical Openings Deficiencies
Deficiency Inspection Date Correction Date Level of Harm Residents Affected
Protected exits that allow the resident to escape the building. 01/04/2003 02/08/2004 2 Some
 

1426 West Birchwood
Chicago, IL 60626

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