The Austin Oasis

The Austin Oasis

Overview

The Austin Oasis is located in Chicago, IL, part of Cook County.

According to United States census data, the city has a population of 2,696,555. 12.7% of residents are 65 years or older, 3.8% less than the U.S. population.

Three neighboring cities, towns, and the like are Oak Park, Forest Park, and Berwyn.

Our network provides data for 116 senior living communities in Chicago, IL with this community.

About the Community

A for-profit business, The Austin Oasis accepts Medicare and Medicaid. The facility contains 216 beds with an average occupancy rate of 78.6%.

Resident council is available. The Austin Oasis is not a continuing care retirement community.

The most recent standard fire safety inspection saw automatic sprinklers in all required areas.

Quality Measures and Vaccination Rates

The Austin Oasis reports the below data to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). The Retirement Being team compares each datum to the nation’s and Illinois’s averages.

Long-Stay Quality Measures

Anti-Anxiety Medication

C

18.9% of residents received anti-anxiety or hypnotic medication, 0.6% less than the nation and 0.3% less than the state.

Antipsychotic Medication

F

29.3% of residents received antipsychotic medication, 14.8% more than the nation and 11% more than the state.

Bowels or Bladder Control

A

16.2% of low-risk residents lose control of their bowels or bladder, 30.8% less than the nation and 27.7% less than the state.

Depressive Symptoms

F

94.4% of residents have depressive symptoms, 86.9% more than the nation and 63.6% more than the state.

Falls with a Major Injury

B

1.6% of residents have one or more falls with a major injury, 1.8% less than the nation and 1.8% less than the state.

Increased Need for Help

B

8.8% of residents’ need for help with daily activities increased, 5.8% less than the nation and 5.1% less than the state.

Influenza Vaccine

F

83.4% of residents were given the influenza vaccine, 12% less than the nation and 9% less than the state.

Physical Restraints

A

0% of residents were physically restrained, 0.2% less than the nation and 0.1% less than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

F

52% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 40.7% less than the nation and 34.7% less than the state.

Pressure Ulcers

C

7.3% of high-risk residents have pressure ulcers, 0.8% less than the nation and 1.4% less than the state.

UTI

A

0.3% of residents have a urinary tract infection, 2.1% less than the nation and 2.3% less than the state.

Urinary Catheter

D

2% of residents have or had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder, 0.4% more than the nation and 0.4% more than the state.

Weight Loss

C

5.9% of residents lose too much weight, 0.1% less than the nation and 0.5% less than the state.

Worsening Movability

A

9.1% of residents’ ability to move independently worsened, 8.9% less than the nation and 8.5% less than the state.

Short-Stay Quality Measures

Antipsychotic Medication

D

2.4% of residents received antipsychotic medication for the first time, 0.6% more than the nation and 0.4% more than the state.

Improvements in Function

F

15.6% of residents saw improvements in function, 58.7% less than the nation and 56.1% less than the state.

Pneumococcal Vaccine

F

7.3% of residents were given the pneumococcal vaccine, 72.2% less than the nation and 59.9% less than the state.

Seasonal Influenza Vaccine

F

26.6% of residents were given the seasonal influenza vaccine, 50.1% less than the nation and 37.8% less than the state.

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates

Resident Primary Series

F

76.5% of residents were given the primary vaccination series, 10.8% less than the nation and 12.9% less than the state.

Resident Boosters

F

0% of residents were up-to-date on their vaccines, 57.3% less than the nation and 64% less than the state.

Staff Primary Series

B

96.6% of staff completed the primary vaccination series, 9.7% more than the nation and 8.8% more than the state.

Staff Boosters

F

0% of staff were up-to-date on their vaccines, 42.9% less than the nation and 54.1% less than the state.

Staffing Hours and Turnover Rates

The Austin Oasis provides staffing information to the CMS, which the federal agency uses to calculate the below staffing data. Our team then sets each data point against the nation’s and Illinois’s averages.

Staffing Hours

Nurse Aide

F

Nurse aide hours total 59 minutes per resident daily, 1 hour and 12 minutes shorter than the nation and 52 minutes shorter than the state.

Licensed Partial Nurse

F

Licensed partial nurse hours total 27 minutes per resident daily, 25 minutes shorter than the nation and 10 minutes shorter than the state.

Registered Nurse

F

Registered nurse hours total 18 minutes per resident daily, 22 minutes shorter than the nation and 27 minutes shorter than the state.

On the weekend, registered nurse hours total 14 minutes per resident daily, 13 minutes shorter than the nation and 19 minutes shorter than the state.

Physical Therapist

F

Physical therapist hours total 0 minutes per resident daily, 3 minutes shorter than the nation and 2 minutes shorter than the state.

Staffing Turnover Rates

Registered Nurse

B

The registered nurse turnover rate is 41.7%, 10.2% lower than the nation and 6.9% lower than the state.

Total Nursing Staff

C

The total nursing staff turnover rate is 53.2%, 0.1% lower than the nation and 0.3% higher than the state.

Local Businesses and Organizations

Healthcare

For The Austin Oasis residents that require a hospital visit, Hartgrove Hospital is the closest, 0.43 miles away. Loretto Hospital is the next nearest, 0.52 miles away.

The closest pharmacies are Segreti Pharmacy, 0.39 miles away, and Austin Outpatient Pharmacy, 0.52 miles away. Walgreens and CVS Pharmacy are two more in the area.

Should there be a need for dental care, All Star Dental and Pamela Reynolds DDS are 0.51 miles and 0.71 miles away. As for vision care, Compass Eye Care is 1.03 miles from the community.

Leisure Activities

If some fresh air or exercise is desired, Barrie Park is 0.28 miles away, and Longfellow Park is 0.73 miles away. Betrayal Accounting is 0.33 miles away for an activity with little physical movement. Bookworms can find solace in Oak Park Library, 0.7 miles from The Austin Oasis.

Nearby places of worship include New Jehovah Missionary Baptist Church and Harrison Street Bible Church. The former is 0.23 miles, and the latter is 0.27 miles from the community.

When the time comes for a haircut or trim, Annbition’s Natural Hair Bar is 0.05 miles away.

Sustenance

Seniors looking to dine out or order takeout have several choices, including Spicy Mix Asian & American and New Star Gyros, 0.32 miles and 0.32 miles away. Buzz Cafe and Mora Asian Kitchen are a couple of other establishments in the area.

To do some grocery shopping, Rosalinda Foodmart is 0.32 miles away, and Austin Food & Cigarette Mart is 0.33 miles away. Khis Groceries and Mini Market and Fair Share Foods are two more nearby options.

Financial Services

Take care of financial needs at US Bank, 0.31 miles away, or Citizens Bank, 0.31 miles away. Pls Loan Store and Metropolitan FCU are also in the vicinity of the community.

The Weather in Chicago

August was Chicago’s warmest month of the last year, with an average high of 85°F. Conversely, its coldest month was January. The average low in January was 15°F.

The city saw 33.51 inches of precipitation, 41.13 inches of snowfall, and average humidity of 62% over the last 12 months.

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