Resident Health Quality » Hunterdon 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 16.4 10.0 10.7 11.7
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 1.4 1.4 0.7 1.3
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 16.3 12.3 12.8 13.3
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 2.8 5.3 4.7 3.7
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 6.4 6.7 5.1 5.8
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 0.6 0.0 0.5 0.4
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 0.7 0.0 0.7 0.5
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 5.8 5.0 2.3 3.7
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 73.4 78.2 78.9 76.6
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 1.0 1.9 1.4 1.3
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 8.6 7.5 6.9 8.3
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 0.3 0.4 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 4.4 4.5 4.8 5.1
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 98.6 98.6 98.6 98.4
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 10.8 15.6 10.4 11.3
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 93.0 94.4 95.6 94.6
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 16.3 28.9 30.2 25.6
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 98.0 98.7 100.0 99.2
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 95.8 95.8 95.8 96.5

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