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Lexington Of Chicago Ridge
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10300 Southwest Hwy
Chicago Ridge, IL
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10300 SOUTHWEST HWY
CHICAGO RIDGE
IL
60415
USA
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Lexington of Chicago Ridge is a large, for profit, nursing home with 203 beds based in Chicago Ridge, IL. At last check, the facility had 182 residents indicating that it is 90% occupied which is about average within the state of Illinois. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, 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 Lexington Of Chicago Ridge, was 4 stars, which is a better rating than 84% of nursing homes in Illinois.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Lexington Of Chicago Ridge 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 about 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 04/12/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here


04/09/2012 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: These people are awful. They pay no attention to charts or the patient. My grandmother, who has been on a feeding tube, cannot swallow. When she asked for pain medication, they mixed it in pudding on a tongue depressor and tried to shove it down her throat... the woman CANNOT SWALLOW. Not only would one look at her chart confirm that, but the fact that she is constantly attached to feeding tubes should verify that as well.
Don't pay attention to the five star ratings of this place... if you look, they are all made by the company, not actual residents.


01/10/2012 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: My brother was transferred there from the Schwab Rehabilitation institute about two months ago. This is the best nursing home that he has ever been in! I commend the staff for their efforts in caring for him. Their attentiveness is outstanding! I would recommend this facility to anyone.



Description of Lexington Of Chicago Ridge in Chicago Ridge, IL

Number of Beds : 203

Lexington Of Chicago Ridge, located in Chicago Ridge, Illinois provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Lexington Of Chicago Ridge has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Lexington Of Chicago Ridge has a very good hospital, Advocate Christ Hospital & Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 86 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Lexington Of Chicago Ridge's nearest hospital is 3 miles away. The zipcode (60415) in Illinois, where Lexington Of Chicago Ridge is located, has an average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Lexington Of Chicago Ridge can be found here.

Lexington of Chicago Ridge 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, Lexington of Chicago Ridge 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.

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    Demographic Profile for Chicago Ridge, IL,60415

    Annual Crime
    60415 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 2 4
    Property Crimes 5 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 33%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Environment
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 6.8 / 100
    Water Quality 31 / 100
    Superfund Sites 10 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 255.4
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 8% Below
    Cost of Food 1% Below
    Utilities 15% Above
    Miscellaneous 1% Above
    Education
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 3.84%
    People
    Male Population 49.01%
    Female Population 50.99%
    Median Age 36.1 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $55,620
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Chicago Ridge IL
    Percent Religious 56.06%
    Catholic 39.34%
    Other Christian 4.95%
    Jewish 3.72%
    Islam 2.12%
    All Other 5.92%
    Race
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Chicago Ridge IL
    White  85.3%
    Hispanic/Latino  6%
    Multiracial  4.4%
    Black  2.6%
    Asian  1.5%
    Other  0.1%

    Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.