Resident Health Quality » Wanaque Center for Nursing & Rehabilitation, The

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 19.2 25.6 8.8 17.5
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 1.4 1.0 1.9 1.3
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 17.5 16.3 5.1 11.1
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 2.4 1.1 1.0 1.3
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 2.6 4.9 3.3 3.7
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 1.9 2.7 2.7 2.6
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 0.9 0.5 0.5 0.5
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 11.2 9.8 8.4 9.7
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained 3.3 3.3 2.4 2.9

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 73.1 80.8 * 79.8
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 16.2 5.0 0.0 5.4
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 0.0 1.3 1.4 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 40.8 39.9 39.3 40.3
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 97.7 97.7 97.7 97.7
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 3.3 3.3 4.3 3.2
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 98.1 100.0 100.0 99.4
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 41.4 38.7 21.9 32.5
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 0.5 1.6 0.0 0.5

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 81.0 95.1 98.1 93.4
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 76.7 76.7 76.7 76.7
  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