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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 18.3 36.7 18.9 23.1
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 5.5 4.6 4.5 4.7
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 13.7 19.2 13.4 15.9
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 6.3 2.1 3.7 3.2
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 4.3 2.7 3.9 4.3
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 5.7 4.5 4.1 4.3
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 1.9 3.7 6.3 3.6
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 11.8 17.0 17.9 16.9
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 * * * 66.0
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 0.0 4.3 0.0 2.3
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 38.2 22.2 21.2 25.9
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 41.5 39.4 45.2 43.4
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 80.3 80.3 80.3 84.0
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 9.3 6.4 11.6 8.4
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 45.5 32.1 30.4 33.4
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 48.8 55.3 45.0 51.3
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 13.3 6.5 1.1 5.9

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 33.3 21.7 22.2 25.3
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 64.3 64.3 64.3 65.5
  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