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Why Choose Us?

There are rapid changes occurring in long-term care/post-acute settings today. Hospitalizations account for over 33% of total healthcare expenditures, and hospitals will be severely penalized for avoidable re-hospitalizations. There is an increasing regulatory burden and monitoring of clinical outcomes for medical care facilities. Nursing facilities who want post-acute care admissions and referrals will be required to provide hospital-level care on-site for clinically stable residents. Plus, both patients and families have increased expectations.

Paragon Clinical is the right choice for long-term care facilities in Illinois and Indiana because we provide seamless Nurse Practitioner services that are customized to meet your needs, including general medicine, palliative care, psychiatry and Nurse Case Manager services. In addition, we offer robust education programs covering a multitude of topics for your RNs, LPNs and NAs, which provide CEUs (see Clinical Education tab under Services).

Improvement of Outcomes

Paragon Clinical, LLC, works with you to:

  • Improve the quality and consistency of resident/patient care
  • Provide post-acute care on-site and decrease hospital readmissions
  • Make the facility the provider of choice for your referring hospitals
  • Improve regulatory compliance
  • Build your facility as the "Home" of choice for patients and their families
  • Improve RUG scores and related compensation
  • Decrease litigation exposure

Help with Surveys

We improve care, staff and patient compliance, and documentation to keep your facility survey-ready, and can help you positively impact these areas and more.

  • Falls (F-323/324)
  • Poly-Pharmacy (F-329) / Unnecessary Meds (F-428)
  • Urinary Incontinence / Catheter / UTI (F-315)
  • Weight Changes / Nutrition (F-325/326)
  • ADL Decline (Activity of Daily Living) (F-310/312)
  • Pressure Ulcers / Wounds (F-314)
  • Pain Management (F-309)
  • Hydration (F-327)
  • Depression and Mini-Mental Screening (F-319)
  • Pneumococcal Immunizations (F-334)

RN, LPN and CNA Focused Educational Programs

Paragon Clinical, LLC, provides ongoing RN, LPN, and aide-facing educational programs to support your staff. Topics covered include:

  • Abnormal Labs: Common lab abnormalities and appropriate management are reviewed using a case study format. Audience suggestion: Nurses (RN & LPN)
  • Acute Change of Condition: Reviews the most common patient diagnoses, general assessment skills, red flags to monitor, and how to report a change of condition. The goal is to decrease unnecessary hospital re-admissions. Audience suggestion: Nurses (RN & LPN) and CNAs
  • Bladder & Bowel Management: Reviews the causes of bladder & bowel incontinence, types of urinary incontinence, nursing management, and complications resulting from bowel & bladder incontinence. Audience suggestion: Nurses (RN & LPN) and CNAs
  • Common Infections: Reviews the cause of common infections seen in patients in LTC setting, including patient presentation and treatment from a nursing perspective. Audience suggestion: Nurses (RN & LPN) and CNAs
  • Congestive Heart Failure: Reviews heart failure etiology, patient presentation and treatment from a nursing prospective. Audience suggestion: Nurses (RN & LPN)
  • Dementia Care: Reviews the types, causes, & symptoms of dementia and how to manage the patient safely, effectively and with dignity.  Audience suggestion: Nurses (RN & LPN) and CNAs
  • Falls & Fall Prevention:  Identifies risk factors for falls and describes the appropriate interventions that manage, control or remove the risk factors. The goal is to prevent or decrease the incidence and severity of falls. Audience suggestion: Nurses (RN & LPN) and CNAs
  • Palliative Care: Reviews the differences between hospice and palliative care, gives examples of patients that are appropriate for palliative care and discusses the referral process. Audience suggestion: Nursing and Social Services
  • Respiratory Assessment: Reviews the important elements of a respiratory exam, common breath sounds & diagnoses aspiration precautions, reporting of respiratory changes and management of an acute episode of respiratory distress.   Audience suggestion: Nurses (RN & LPN)
  • Skin Management: Reviews factors that affect skin status, management and healing. Identifies parameters for accurate skin and wound assessment. Reviews treatment and management of wounds. The goals are to prevent pressure sores and promote healing of ulcers. Audience suggestion: Nurses (RN & LPN) and CNAs

All levels of staff can attend any in-services listed regardless of the audience suggestion.

Our Mission, Purpose & Core Values

At Paragon, we strive to provide the most excellent care by allowing our Mission, Purpose and Core Values to inform all of our thoughts, words and actions day in and day out.

Mission: We are highly trained and compassionate nurse practitioners and physicians who partner with Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living Facilities to transform them into hospital-grade medical services. Our comprehensive programs help to create an environment in which our patients, employees and partners feel valued and cared for. We honor God by putting the dignity of the person at the center of everything we do.

Purpose: We honor God by putting the dignity of the person at the center of everything we do.

Core Values: Compassion-Integrity-Clinical Excellence-Professionalism-Hope

Call Paragon Clinical today at (630) 832-1775 or request information online about our services for the elderly and long-term care facilities in Indiana and Illinois.

Paragon Clinical, LLC.