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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 22.4 21.5 23.7 24.2
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 5.5 3.4 1.9 3.0
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 12.8 20.0 18.4 18.0
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 14.2 7.8 8.4 11.1
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 7.9 8.9 3.7 7.0
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 2.2 2.3 7.0 4.7
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 2.1 1.4 3.9 2.6
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 22.9 19.4 18.4 19.3
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2

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 * * * 64.7
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 19.0 20.6 19.0 16.2
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 1.6 1.2 0.0 0.7

Additional Quality Measures - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication 14.6 15.2 15.1 15.1
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 93.1 93.1 93.1 93.4
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 4.1 4.1 7.1 5.8
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 95.9 97.3 71.0 78.9
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 67.2 69.4 58.3 62.6
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 11.6 5.3 12.6 10.0

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 96.4 87.3 75.9 81.0
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 85.2 85.2 85.2 80.0
  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