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Rock River Gardens in Sterling, IL

Rock River Gardens is a medium-sized nursing home facility in Sterling, Illinois (Whiteside county). The Nursing Home Site profile for Rock River Gardens includes: Ratings, Activities, Comparisons, Directions, Surveys, and CMS Reviews.


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They have 70 beds and a daily average of 50.6 residents (which would leave,on average, 19 beds available). Rock River Gardens participates in Medicaid and are classified as a For profit - Corporation ownership. They offer residential councils. They are not located inside a hospital. They do not belong to a continuing care community.


Rock River Gardens received an overall rating from CMS of 2 stars compared to the IL average of 3.06 and a National average of 3.32. Ratings from residents, family members, and visitors to our site are available below. We encourage you to leave one of your own if you are familiar with their services. We also recommend giving them a call to address any additional senior and nursing care questions you may have after reviewing their Nursing Home Site profile.


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Nursing Home:
Rock River Gardens
Business Name:
Legal Business Name Not Available
CMS ID:
14E579
Street Address:
3601 SIXTEENTH AVENUE
City:
Sterling
State:
Illinois
Zip Code:
61081
CMS Rating:
2 star overall rating
Sprinklers:
Yes
Participation:
Medicaid
Ownership:
For profit - Corporation
In a Hospital:
No
Councils:
Residential Councils
Special Focus:
Continuing Care:
No

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They are located at the following address: 3601 Sixteenth Avenue in Sterling Illinois 61081.
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They can be reached by phone at (815) 626-0233.
Quality of care, CMS Ratings, Services, Staffing, and Top-rated Facilities can be viewed below.

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The first confirmed case of COVID-19 amongst residents for Rock River Gardens was Week 31 - Dec 20.
In total, which is not necessarily a number of currently infected patients, there have been 23 resident cases and 13 staff cases of confirmed COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) according to reporting from CMS.

In our most recent data (Week 50 - which ended on: May 2) they reported 0 new cases.


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Covid-19 Cases for: Week 50 - May 2
New Weekly Resident Cases:
0
Overall Total Resident Cases:
23
New Weekly Staff Cases:
0
Overall Total Staff Cases:
13

Covid-19 Cases for: Week 49 - Apr 25
New Weekly Resident Cases:
0
Overall Total Resident Cases:
23
New Weekly Staff Cases:
0
Overall Total Staff Cases:
13

Covid-19 Cases for: Week 48 - Apr 18
New Weekly Resident Cases:
0
Overall Total Resident Cases:
23
New Weekly Staff Cases:
0
Overall Total Staff Cases:
13

Covid-19 Cases for: Week 47 - Apr 11
New Weekly Resident Cases:
0
Overall Total Resident Cases:
23
New Weekly Staff Cases:
0
Overall Total Staff Cases:
13

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Medicaid participation for Rock River Gardens began on Aug 01, 1975.


Services Provided by Rock River Gardens include:
Clinical Labs, Dietary, Housekeeping, Mental Health, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Pharmacy, Physician, Physician Extender, Podiatry, Physical Therapy, Therapeutic Activities, Therapeutic Social Services, Therapeutic Qualified Activities, Vocational Services, X-rays

Ownership Changes: 5
Last Ownership Change: 11-01-2014
Medicaid ID: 363651798001
Financial Year End: 12-31
CMS Regional Office: Chicago
Area: Rural
Multi-Facility Name: Midwest Health Operations

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Rock River Gardens provides (per day, per resident) an average of:

Registered Nurse
29.4 minutes
LPN / LVN
4.8 minutes
CNA
66 minutes

Total Licensed Nursing Hours (Registered Nurses + Licensed Practical Nurses + Licensed Vocational Nurses) averages 0.57 hours per day per resident (the national average is 1.4 hours).


Additional Staffing can be viewed below. Each number represents a Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Employee of the type listed above it at Rock River Gardens. Read how FTE is defined.

Activities
2.24
Administration
2.29
CNAs
15.37
Dietitians
0.11
Food Service
8.45
Housekeeping
8
LPN / LVN
1.37
Medical Director
0.11
Mental Health
0.31
Nurse Admin
1.27
Nursing Director
1.14
Occ. Therapist
0.01
OT Assistant
0.31
Other Staff
15.14
Pharmacist
0.23
Physician
0.11
Physician Ext.
0.09
Podiatrist
0.11
Qualified Activities
1.14
RNs
4.07
Social Services
3.43
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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) does their best to provide a fair assessment of every Nursing Home, but please note these ratings are a snapshot in time.

Star ratings are often best used for basic comparisons and when deciding which facilities to visit. However, nothing beats actually visiting the nursing home yourself when possible.

Overall Rating: 2 stars 2 star overall rating

Health Inspection Rating: 2 stars 2 star health inspection rating

Staff Rating: 2 stars 2 star nurse staffing rating

Quality Measures Rating: 4 stars 4 star quality measures rating

Registered Nurses Rating: 3 stars 3 star rn staff rating

Long Term Stay Rating: 4 stars 4 star rn staff rating

Short Term Stay Rating: stars  star rn staff rating


Compare these ratings with one of the highest rated nursing homes in Sterling:
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Ratings are out of 5 with 5 being the best and 1 being the worst.

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Rock River Gardens in STERLING, Illinois has 70 beds compared to the Illinois average of 125.23 and a National average of 106.16.

As of the last update they had a daily average of 50.6 residents compared to the IL average of 82.68 and a National average of 86.4.

This results in a 72.29% daily average occupancy rate compared to the Illinois average of 66.02% and a national average of 81.38%.


Rock River Gardens's star ratings compare as follows:

  1. Overall Rating:
    2 stars compared to the IL average of 3.06 and a National average of 3.32.
  2. Health Inspection Rating:
    2 stars compared to the IL average of 2.8 and a National average of 2.77.
  3. Staffing Rating:
    2 stars compared to the IL average of 2.7 and a National average of 3.14.
  4. Quality Measures Rating:
    4 stars compared to the IL average of 3.4 and a National average of 3.62.
  5. RN Only Rating:
    3 stars compared to the IL average of 2.98 and a National average of 3.15.
  6. Long Term Stay Rating:
    4 stars compared to the IL average of 3.38 and a National average of 3.33.
  7. Short Term Stay Rating:
    4 stars compared to the IL average of 2.91 and a National average of 3.12.

Averaging the available ratings gives an aggregate star rating of 2.83 for Rock River Gardens versus the IL average of 3.03 and a national average of 3.20.

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Number of Residents:
ROCK RIVER GARDENS 50.6 vs. IL 82.68 vs. National 86.40
Number of Beds:
ROCK RIVER GARDENS 70 vs. IL 125.23 vs. National 106.16
Aggregate Ratings Comparison:
ROCK RIVER GARDENS 2.83 vs. IL 3.0328571428571 vs. National 3.20
CMS Overall Rating:
ROCK RIVER GARDENS 2 vs. IL 3.06 vs. National 3.32
Hospital Icon Hospitals near Rock River Gardens
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100 East Lefevre Road
Sterling, IL 61081
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