Resident Health Quality » Newton Village Health Care Center

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 * 13.6 * 21.0
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 5.0 0.0 0.0 1.2
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased * * * 15.1
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain * 4.9 * 4.4
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers * * * 4.5
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder * 0.0 0.0 0.0
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 5.0 4.3 14.3 7.1
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 15.0 13.0 14.3 14.3
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 * * * 62.7
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 * * * 19.6
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 4.6 * * 3.4

Additional Quality Measures - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication * 25.0 * 21.6
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine * * * 100.0
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 15.0 13.0 14.3 13.1
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder * * * 48.1
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms * 4.3 0.0 3.8

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 90.9 * * 93.7
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 86.2 86.7 86.7 88.9
  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