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 9.1 8.7 7.1 9.5
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 3.9 4.1 4.0 4.0
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 4.3 4.5 14.3 7.0
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 13.4 6.9 2.3 6.4
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 6.1 4.3 6.5 5.8
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 8.1 4.6 1.4 3.6
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 6.0 4.2 6.4 6.2
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 6.0 8.3 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 68.4 70.2 65.1 67.6
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.3
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 21.2 15.4 10.6 14.7
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 0.7 1.3 0.9 0.8

Additional Quality Measures - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication 6.5 6.8 10.2 7.0
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 98.3 98.3 92.6 95.6
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 8.0 10.4 12.8 12.3
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 100.0 95.9 96.0 98.0
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 88.9 * 87.0 87.5
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 4.2 2.6 2.2 3.9

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 84.7 84.8 84.1 83.5
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 83.6 83.6 80.6 82.2
  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