Resident Health Quality » Hearthstone of Northern Nevada

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 25.3 19.4 17.5 21.6
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 6.2 7.6 3.3 6.4
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 5.7 1.0 1.3 2.5
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 5.9 3.6 4.3 5.0
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 4.8 3.0 3.7 3.1
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 4.3 0.0 0.0 1.4
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 10.4 8.8 6.5 7.8
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 62.5 56.9 58.8 59.0
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 5.0 4.2 2.5 3.5
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 10.1 15.7 20.3 17.1
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 0.2 0.2 0.5 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 30.3 32.8 31.7 30.4
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 85.1 85.1 85.1 87.7
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 6.0 2.8 3.1 5.0
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 94.3 95.8 95.4 95.0
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 55.6 58.6 38.5 51.4
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 5.4 1.6 1.6 2.5

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 91.7 93.6 94.0 93.9
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 82.9 82.9 82.9 85.7

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