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The Wealshire
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150 Jamestown Ln
Lincolnshire, IL
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  • Alzheimer's Care

The Wealshire
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04/23/2015 An Interested Visitor Writes: Our family is concerned about bill payment practices at the Wealshire. I am a health care professional and this is a true and ongoing story. Since June 2014, the Wealshire administration has acknowledged--in writing--multiple times that they owe our family a refund of over $6000 for nursing home care previously provided to our elderly mother (now deceased). However, they have repeatedly failed to pay this debt to our family. Over the past year, my brother and I have had well over 30 email communications with Wealshire staff, including very high level administration, regarding this outstanding debt, without any success in receiving payment. The Wealshire's pattern of behavior is not to respond, or occasionally to respond and say they are sorry and will pay, but then never to send the check. This has happened multiple times, including most recently January 2015. The situation is very concerning as either the Wealshire cannot run their business effectively and pay a simple family refund, or they hope that over time our family will just give up and go away.

For these reasons, we want to share our experience with the Wealshire and offer a warning about their business and specifically debt payment practices. We have found that we cannot rely on the Wealshire to pay the debt they acknowledge they owe us.

11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: The Wealshire is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 126 beds based in Lincolnshire, IL. At last check, the facility had 99 residents indicating that it is 79% occupied which is about average within the state of Illinois. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident and family counseling services.
This nursing home and assisted living facility, is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for The Wealshire, was 2 stars, which is a lower rating than 62% of nursing homes in Illinois. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 4 stars to 2 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for The Wealshire 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 06/11/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

02/04/2011 An Current/Past Resident Writes: I toured several rehab centers pn the North Shore before I had my double knee replacement. I was not particularly impressed with the places my surgeons office said to look at. My neighbor said she spent 3 weeks at The Wealshire after her hip fracture, and told me it as the best place to go. I took her advice and boy am I happy I did. The staff was so very helpful. Everyone was friendly. When I couldn't get the Wi Fi to work, there was a maintenance person there in 5 minutes who got me online right away. The therapy was wonderful! My knees work better than they have in years! If you are looking for a very nice, upscale, quality place to go for rehabilitation, I highly recommend the Wealshire. The orthopedic unit was always full, so it's good to make a reservation as early as you can.

04/16/2010 An OurParents User Writes: I spent 6 weeks rehabbing after hip surgery revision. I had previously rehabbed in 2 other places prior to this and had spent considerable time with my mother in another rehab facility. Wealshire is the very best! From the moment you walk thru the front door you can tell the difference. It's beautiful. Every window in every room looks out at a garden or courtyard with colorful landscaping. The nursing staff is amazing. From the head nurse to the CNA's everyone is always trying to meet your every need. They are always smiling and happy and you can tell they enjoy working with you and each other. The Wealshire has a family feel to it. It is broken into small units where each unit has an open kitchen, dining room and living room that looks out to the beautiful grounds. I enjoyed "lunching with the girls" and made some very nice acquaintances with other rehab patients. Upon returning home I went back to visit several times as I really missed the people there from the administrator down. If I, or any of my family ever need to rehab again we will be going to the Wealshire without hesitation.

Description of The Wealshire in Lincolnshire, IL

Number of Beds : 126

The Wealshire, located in Lincolnshire, Illinois provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, and Alzheimer's Care. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare, Medicaid, and Veteran's Benefits. The Wealshire has received 2 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Accommodations at The Wealshire, start at $6,300 a month. The Wealshire has a very good hospital, Lake Forest Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 89 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The The Wealshire's nearest hospital is 5 miles away. The zipcode (60069) in Illinois, where The Wealshire is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for The Wealshire can be found here.

The Wealshire 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, The Wealshire 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, The Wealshire facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.

"From short-term rehab, to Assisted Living, to long-term skilled nursing, The Wealshire and its companion property, The Ponds, provid personalized attendtion and unparalleled care.
The Short-term Rehabh part of our community allows residents to live in a wing with no more than 22 residents, grouped by age, medical needs and cognitive awareness.  During short-term stays residents enjoy private or semi-private rooms with top quality therapists, free Wi-Fi, salon services and more.
For our residents with long-term needs, or those with Alzheimer's and dementia, our program is customized to support each resident's unique needs.  Since its founding, The Wealshire has been recognized as one of the premier Alzheimer's and dementia facilities in the area.  Our program is recognized and certified through the Illinois Department of Public Health."


Community Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Security

  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Personal Assistance

  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Foot Care
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
  • Special Health Conditions

  • Colostomy or Urostomy
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    Demographic Profile for Lincolnshire, IL,60069

    Annual Crime
    60069 Avg.
    Violent Crime 1 4
    Property Crimes 2 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 29%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 46.3 / 100
    Water Quality 28 / 100
    Superfund Sites 21 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 277.9
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 36% Above
    Cost of Food 6% Below
    Utilities 3% Above
    Miscellaneous 1% Below
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 24.67%
    Male Population 48.76%
    Female Population 51.24%
    Median Age 41.5 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $131,028
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Lincolnshire IL
    Percent Religious 57.57%
    Catholic 39.24%
    Other Christian 6.10%
    Jewish 3.36%
    Lutheran 3.14%
    All Other 5.74%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Lincolnshire IL
    White  90.9%
    Asian  4.2%
    Hispanic/Latino  3.4%
    Multiracial  0.7%
    Black  0.7%
    Other  0.1%
    Hawaiian/Pacific Islander  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.