Resident Health Quality » Alpha Home - a Waters Community

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 23.3 37.2 21.2 22.7
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 12.5 20.6 19.4 18.0
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 0.0 0.0 3.0 0.7
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 6.3 3.8 5.9 7.2
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 34.6 34.6 20.0 26.0
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 * * * 47.5
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication * 0.0 0.0 0.0
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain * 4.3 4.0 7.1
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 9.1 20.6 5.6 10.0
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 73.0 73.0 73.0 78.6
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 0.0 0.0 2.6 0.7
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 60.0 83.3 100.0 79.2
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder * * 85.0 79.5
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 2.9 3.0 2.7 2.8

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 39.3 59.4 77.8 62.2
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 20.0 20.0 20.0 37.2
  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