Resident Health Quality » El Jen Convalescent Hospital and Retirement 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 21.3 8.9 14.0 14.6
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 1.9 1.9 1.8 2.5
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 13.1 3.5 14.1 10.1
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 6.4 2.6 3.1 3.6
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 10.3 8.8 5.5 7.4
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 5.0 5.1 2.8 3.8
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 5.8 7.5 11.6 8.2
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 26.0 22.8 20.6 23.7
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained 1.9 0.9 3.5 2.7

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 74.0 57.4 54.6 60.8
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 2.1 1.9 2.6 2.3
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 24.2 27.6 24.2 24.6
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 0.4 1.0 0.7 0.7

Additional Quality Measures - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication 30.6 26.8 25.2 26.0
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 98.3 98.3 97.5 97.9
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 3.8 1.9 5.4 3.7
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 99.1 99.1 100.0 99.5
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 62.5 57.9 61.7 58.6
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 4.2 2.0 0.9 2.0

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 93.1 95.8 96.9 94.8
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 93.0 93.0 92.6 92.8

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