Nursing home dining facilities pass muster

Nursing home dining facilities pass muster

By Acton Gorton/CU-Citizen

Some good news for retirees living in Champaign County nursing homes: None of the in-house kitchens and dining facilities have failed health inspections in the past two years.

The best scoring nursing home is Illini Heritage Rehab and Health Care Center, located at 1315B Curt Drive, C, with an average score of 93.5 points.

And while not having failed any inspections, the worst score belongs to the Champaign County Nursing Home, 500 S. Bartell Drive, U, with an average score of 59.5 points.

To fail a health inspection, a dining establishment must score less than 36 points out of 100 during an inspection.

As a part of an ongoing look into the quality of eating establishments in Champaign County, routinely requests inspection records from the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District. originally requested only failed inspections dating from 2007, but began collecting all health inspections in 2012.

To see which restaurants have failed inspections, visit the online application at

Inspection scores

Nursing and extended-care facilities located in Champaign County are listed below, along with their recent inspection scores, by date.
To see how these facilities rank according to federal Medicare guidelines, visit
Champaign County Nursing Home  
500 S. Art Bartell Drive  
Urbana, IL 61802  
Inspection date  Score
4/6/2012 65
8/29/2012 54
12/3/2012 57
4/11/2013 62
Average  59.5
Champaign Urbana Nursing & Rehabilitation  
302 W. Burwash Ave.  
Savoy, IL 61874  
Inspection date  Score
1/20/2012 88
5/10/2012 86
9/27/2012 77
5/28/2013 70
Average 80.25
Clark-Lindsey Village  
101 W. Windsor Road  
Urbana, IL 61801  
Inspection date  Score
3/26/2012 81
8/3/2012 56
11/19/2012 60
4/18/2013 71
Average  67
Country Health  
R.R. 1, Box 14  
Gifford, IL 61847  
Inspection date  Score
4/3/2012 81
8/21/2012 77
11/30/2012 79
4/25/2013 92
Average  82.25
Heartland Health Care Center  
309 E. Springfield Ave.  
Champaign, IL 61820  
Inspection date  Score
1/25/2012 78
5/21/2012 93
9/11/2012 87
Average  86
Helia Healthcare of Champaign  
1915 S. Mattis Ave.  
Champaign, IL 61821  
Inspection date  Score
1/18/2012 92
5/13/2012 78
9/6/2012 79
1/15/2013 76
Average  81.25
Illini Heritage Rehab & Healthcare  
1315B Curt Drive  
Champaign, IL 61820  
Inspection date  Score
1/24/2012 94
4/26/2012 90
8/20/2012 95
5/6/2013 95
Average  93.5


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