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13 South Suburbs nursing homes designated subpar in federal ranking

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By LGIS Newsfeed | May 22, 2019

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Thirteen nursing homes in South Suburbs received below-average scores from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) after the federal agency updated its nursing home rating system for consumers in April.

The updates on the CMS Nursing Home Compare Web tool, which rates nursing homes on a scale of five stars to one star, aim to improve the accuracy of the site’s information and encourage better care outcomes for patients, according to CMS. Changes to the inspection process, additional staffing data and more quality measures are reflected in the updated ratings, CMS reported.

The South Suburbs nursing homes are among 151 nursing homes in Illinois that received ratings of a single star. Those with five stars are deemed to provide above-average care, while those that received one-star rankings are considered to be below average in quality, according to CMS.

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South Suburbs Nursing Homes With 1-Star Ratings

Nursing HomeCity / CommunityCounty
Alden Estates of Orland ParkOrland ParkCook
Aperion Care DoltonDoltonCook
Aperion Care Oak LawnOak LawnCook
Bria of Chicago HeightsChicago HeightsCook
Bridgeview Health Care CenterBridgeviewCook
Chicago Ridge Nursing CenterChicago RidgeCook
Glenwood Healthcare & RehabGlenwoodCook
Heather Health Care CenterHarveyCook
Landmark of Richton ParkRichton ParkCook
Midway Neurological / Rehab CenterBridgeviewCook
Prairie OasisSouth HollandCook
Symphony of BronzevilleBronzevilleCook
Windsor Estates Nursing & RehabCountry Club HillsCook
Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

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