Resident Health Quality » Life Care Center of Las Vegas

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 23.3 30.7 22.5 22.5
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 0.0 0.9 0.8 0.8
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 17.0 15.7 18.3 15.5
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 10.9 9.3 9.9 10.7
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 6.8 2.3 3.6 4.0
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 1.9 2.0 0.6 1.7
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 4.2 1.7 2.6 2.6
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 38.1 37.4 37.4 37.5
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 54.5 53.2 54.3 54.4
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 2.3 1.8 2.9 2.4
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 26.0 24.8 24.6 26.0
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2

Additional Quality Measures - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication 30.2 28.9 26.1 27.9
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 81.5 81.5 74.6 78.2
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 5.0 2.6 5.2 4.9
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 69.9 60.7 57.1 61.8
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 59.5 64.7 65.5 66.2
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 1.7 1.8 0.9 1.3

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 63.3 58.3 65.8 64.2
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 77.5 77.5 70.3 73.5

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