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 * 43.0 31.1 31.1
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 4.2 3.3 2.9 2.4
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 40.9 37.0 40.0 31.5
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers * 8.7 3.4 6.0
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 3.0 2.4 0.0 1.2
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 * 26.1 33.3 28.4
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 * * * 53.9
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication * * * 0.0
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain * * * 3.1
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 8.7 14.3 22.6 13.9
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 93.3 93.3 73.0 82.1
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 0.0 0.0 2.9 0.8
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 62.5 60.0 60.0 60.5
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder * * * 55.9
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 0.0 6.9 12.1 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 45.8 57.7 70.0 53.7
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine * * 20.0 25.5
  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