Resident Health Quality » Denali Center

Used in Quality Measure Five Star Rating - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents whose ability to move independently worsened 22.0 21.8 26.0 25.4
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 1.6 3.4 3.1 3.2
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 19.3 13.5 14.5 17.6
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 10.2 15.0 20.4 15.2
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.2
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 1.6 5.1 3.1 3.6
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 6.7 8.9 9.8 9.5
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Used in Quality Measure Five Star Rating - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents who made improvements in function 83.7 71.3 65.3 73.0
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 0.0 2.6 4.7 3.0
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 52.2 46.0 45.6 48.8
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 0.0 1.3 3.3 2.4

Additional Quality Measures - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication 11.1 8.6 11.3 8.4
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 98.6 98.6 98.6 98.9
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 6.3 1.7 6.3 4.3
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 100.0 98.3 98.4 99.2
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 50.0 65.0 * 51.3
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 3.2 3.4 9.4 6.3

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 98.3 100.0 87.5 94.9
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 96.6 96.6 96.6 95.3
  1. * The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.

Nursing homes regularly collect assessment information on all their residents using a form called the Minimum Data Set. The information collected includes the residents' health, physical functioning, mental status, and general well being. Nursing homes self-report this information to Medicare.

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References

  1. http://www.medicare.gov/NursingHomeCompare/Data/Long-Stay-Residents.html
  2. http://www.medicare.gov/NursingHomeCompare/Data/Short-Stay-Residents.html