Resident Health Quality » Candler Skilled Nursing Unit

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 * * * *
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury * * ** **
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased * * * *
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain * * * **
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers * * * **
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder * * * **
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection * * * **
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication * * ** **
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained * * ** **

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 81.2 83.9 70.8 77.8
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.6
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 16.7 16.7 27.6 21.1
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 2.4 0.6 1.4 1.4

Additional Quality Measures - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication * * ** **
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine * * * *
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight * * * **
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine * * ** **
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder * * * *
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms * * ** **

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 89.3 92.4 95.4 93.0
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 82.1 82.1 82.1 82.1
  1. * The data for this measure is missing. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.
  2. ** 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