Resident Health Quality » New Horizons Limestone

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 8.7 19.9 20.4 19.1
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 2.0 1.5 2.0 2.1
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 15.6 16.5 16.7 16.1
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 5.0 2.0 4.4 3.7
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 6.5 6.4 4.5 5.7
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 1.7 1.9 3.3 2.5
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 3.6 4.6 2.6 3.8
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 20.9 23.7 24.5 23.0
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained 0.5 1.0 2.0 1.4

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 71.7 69.1 63.7 69.5
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 1.7 2.9 3.9 3.1
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 11.4 11.9 14.0 12.0
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 1.2 1.8 2.2 1.5

Additional Quality Measures - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication 14.1 19.7 18.0 17.9
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 98.6 98.6 98.6 98.5
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 9.5 7.8 7.9 8.8
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 100.0 100.0 99.0 99.4
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 50.7 54.4 51.2 52.5
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 3.1 4.7 5.3 4.2

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 97.6 96.5 95.1 96.3
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 93.2 93.2 93.2 93.0

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