Resident Health Quality » Desert Blossom Health & Rehab 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 10.1 11.2 12.5 16.1
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 2.1 2.4 0.0 1.7
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 23.8 7.9 4.8 13.2
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 4.5 6.3 6.3 5.4
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 0.0 0.0 2.9 1.6
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 2.0 2.2 4.2 2.6
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 11.1 10.0 2.2 6.4
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 15.2 9.8 8.9 9.9
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 75.5 74.1 65.4 69.5
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 0.0 0.8 2.4 1.4
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 13.1 17.8 14.7 14.5
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.1

Additional Quality Measures - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication 18.6 19.5 22.2 20.5
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 8.9 0.0 6.5 5.8
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 100.0 97.6 100.0 99.4
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 45.8 57.1 57.1 57.1
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 0.0 0.0 2.4 0.6

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 92.6 89.6 87.2 90.0
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 93.2 93.2 93.2 92.9

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