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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 13.0 15.8 20.9 17.1
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 2.7 1.7 2.7 3.1
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 21.4 9.3 18.3 15.6
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 3.4 6.4 3.7 5.0
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 4.1 5.3 2.8 4.1
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 2.7 4.0 0.9 3.3
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 4.5 7.0 6.4 5.0
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 20.0 17.0 14.4 15.8
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 * * * 49.9
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 3.6 0.0 0.0 1.1
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 23.3 33.3 38.9 33.9
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 47.2 45.9 43.3 44.5
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 96.1 96.1 80.3 88.5
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 5.5 13.0 14.7 10.6
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 89.3 69.6 50.0 63.8
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 46.9 52.7 53.8 50.8
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 9.3 11.1 9.1 10.6

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 79.6 76.5 41.9 56.9
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 86.4 86.4 64.3 75.6
  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