Resident Health Quality » Desert Cove Nursing 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 22.6 27.4 7.4 19.4
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 6.0 4.3 2.0 3.0
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 7.0 2.6 2.6 3.7
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 0.0 2.5 0.0 0.6
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 2.2 2.6 13.6 5.8
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 1.7 0.0 0.0 0.4
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 0.0 2.2 0.0 0.5
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 16.3 13.0 12.5 12.8
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 74.3 70.7 71.2 73.6
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 0.4 0.5 0.7 0.5
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 1.0 1.9 0.5 1.0
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 0.0 0.0 1.1 0.8

Additional Quality Measures - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication 17.0 16.7 12.5 15.1
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 92.6 92.6 92.6 94.1
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 8.2 6.5 2.0 4.6
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder * * * 51.4
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.6

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 94.9 95.5 96.9 96.1
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 89.0 89.0 89.0 90.3
  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