Resident Health Quality » California Post Acute

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 19.9 6.4 8.4 19.2
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 0.0 0.0 1.9 1.0
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 34.8 12.2 1.9 17.3
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 4.5 1.5 3.4 3.2
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 3.7 0.0 3.0 2.5
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 2.0 2.0 1.9 1.5
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 11.1 7.5 12.2 9.7
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 * * * 94.7
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication * * * 10.5
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 8.3 3.8 * 9.9
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Additional Quality Measures - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication 8.0 19.6 13.2 12.3
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 94.6 94.6 94.6 95.2
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 10.2 18.0 13.2 11.9
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 82.4 96.2 98.1 94.2
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 35.0 33.3 37.8 35.5
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 69.8 88.9 93.5 86.7
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 55.9 55.9 55.9 63.0
  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