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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 8.8 16.1 13.8 15.3
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 1.9 0.9 1.4 1.3
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 5.1 5.1 12.2 9.3
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 1.0 1.0 1.8 1.2
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 3.3 3.8 3.9 3.5
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 2.7 3.0 2.9 2.6
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 0.5 0.0 0.5 0.2
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 8.4 9.5 8.2 8.1
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained 2.4 2.4 3.4 2.6

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 * * 71.7 75.6
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 0.0 2.9 2.9 2.2
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 0.0 0.0 2.3 2.7
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 1.4 0.0 0.0 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 39.3 41.4 39.7 39.4
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 97.7 97.7 99.5 98.6
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 4.3 1.9 3.4 3.1
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 100.0 99.5 100.0 99.9
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 21.9 29.0 28.6 27.3
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 98.1 100.0 100.0 99.6
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 76.7 76.7 92.4 84.9
  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