Resident Health Quality » Cedars Nursing 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 12.9 7.6 15.0 11.8
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 4.0 2.0 0.0 1.5
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 4.2 11.4 2.3 4.9
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 3.8 10.3 0.0 6.6
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 6.1 10.6 4.1 7.2
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 0.0 1.5 1.6 1.2
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 8.0 6.1 5.9 5.5
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 4.1 10.0 6.1 6.1
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 66.1 65.0 65.1 66.4
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 1.0 1.7 1.9 1.4
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 11.0 12.1 8.7 10.0
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.3

Additional Quality Measures - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication 4.2 4.4 6.7 7.0
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 92.6 92.6 92.6 93.2
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 18.0 8.2 2.0 8.5
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 100.0 100.0 100.0 99.0
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 88.9 83.3 82.6 86.7
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 6.3 10.2 6.5 8.4

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 80.6 78.2 82.4 83.4
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 80.6 80.6 80.6 83.6

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