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Cantata Adult Life Services

(866) 825-8543

8700 31 St St, Brookfield, IL


  • Nursing Home
  • Assisted Living
  • Continued Care Community
  • Senior Community
  • In-Home Care: Skilled
  • Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite
  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Skilled Nursing Facility

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid No
  • Veteran's Benefits Yes
  • Long Term Care Insurance Yes
  • Subsidy Available No
Cantata Adult Life Services
8700 31ST ST
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User Reviews

11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

British Home, The is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 59 beds based in Brookfield, IL. At last check, the facility had 64 residents indicating that it is 108% occupied which is more than average within the state of Illinois. The provider accepts only medicare, and provides resident counseling services.
This nursing home is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for British Home, The, was 4 stars, which is a better rating than 84% of nursing homes in Illinois. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 5 stars to 4 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for British Home, The with other senior care providers in Illinois. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is higher than average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is higher than average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is about average. The most recent health inspection was on 04/05/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

Description of Cantata Adult Life Services in Brookfield, IL

Built In 1924 , Number of Beds : 66

Cantata Adult Life Services, located in Brookfield, Illinois provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Continued Care Community, Senior Community, In-Home Care: Skilled, Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite, Alzheimer's Care, and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Veteran's Benefits. Cantata Adult Life Services has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 4 stars. Cantata Adult Life Services has a very good hospital, Hines Va Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 98 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Cantata Adult Life Services's nearest hospital is 2 miles away. The zipcode (60513) in Illinois, where Cantata Adult Life Services is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Cantata Adult Life Services can be found here.

Cantata Adult Life Services is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

Also, Cantata Adult Life Services is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

Also, Cantata Adult Life Services is a Senior Community. Senior communities are for seniors who can take care of themselves. It is often a set of apartments in a variety of sizes from studios to large two bedrooms, where seniors live independently, but may receive additional services like transportation, pools, a convenience store, bank, barber/beauty shop, resident laundry, housekeeping, and security, are all services and amenities that may be provided there.

Also, Cantata Adult Life Services is an in-home care provider. In Home care could be either medical ("skilled") or non-medical ("custodial") support services delivered at the home of the senior. "skilled" service providers who usually provide various medical care needs and "custodial" care providers who provide services for daily living such as bathing, dressing, and meal preparation but may also extend to assistance with transportation, paying bills, making appointments, and simply being there to provide companionship and emotional support. Home Care services are generally available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and are sometimes paid for directly by the client or through a variety of public and private funding sources such as Medicare and/or Medicaid. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for in home care.

Also, Cantata Adult Life Services facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.

Also, Cantata Adult Life Services is a skilled nursing facility (SNF). It is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing care and related services for residents who require medical or nursing care; or rehabilitation services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, or sick persons.

Skilled nursing facilities cater to patients who either need short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; or require long-term nursing and medical supervision. Skilled Nursing facilities are very often associated with area hospitals.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

We are located on 10 tree-lined acres directly across from the Brookfield Zoo.


Parking & Transportation
  • Access to Public Transportation Nearby
  • Transportation Provided by Facility
  • Resident Parking
  • Guest Parking
Community Services
  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Clubhouse/Meeting Rooms
  • Computer/Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Designated Family Visiting Area
  • Fitness Center/Gym
  • Fitness Trainer
  • Garden
  • Guest Dining
  • Guest Lodging
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Room(s)
  • Laundry Service
  • Library
  • Maintenance Director
  • Sauna/Whirlpool
  • Storage
Dining Options
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Restaurant Style
  • Buffet Style
  • Low Sugar
  • Low Sodium
  • Vegetarian
  • 24 Hour Controlled Access
  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Security Staff on Premises
Personal Assistance
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Foot Care
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
Special Health Conditions
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Breathing Support with Oxygen
  • Broken Bones
  • Cancer
  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • Emphysema or Other Lung Disease (COPD)
  • Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  • Immune Deficiency
  • Management of an I.V.
  • Monitored Intake of Food and Liquids
  • Osteoporosis
  • Stroke
  • Tendency To Fall
  • Severe Brain Injury
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Self-Administered
  • Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
On-Site Therapy
  • Audiology
  • Dental Care
  • Eye Care
  • Massage Therapy
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Restorative Therapy
  • Speech Therapy

Demographic Profile for Brookfield, IL,60513


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
40.3 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

12% Above
Cost of Food
1% Below
15% Above
1% Above

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
6.8 / 100
Water Quality
31 / 100
Superfund Sites
10 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crime
Property Crimes