Resident Health Quality » Alaris Health at Essex

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 2.8 5.6 4.9 5.6
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 2.0 1.4 1.4 1.5
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 1.6 7.0 3.2 5.0
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 5.1 8.4 5.0 6.0
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 0.0 1.0 0.4 0.6
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 14.3 16.5 16.9 16.0
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 66.6 75.0 76.6 72.1
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 0.6 1.1 0.0 0.4
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
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 2.7 3.4 3.5 3.6
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 100.0 100.0 99.4 99.7
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 3.4 4.8 5.5 4.5
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 58.6 65.0 51.7 58.2
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 87.4 90.0 91.5 90.4
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 87.7 87.7 92.7 90.4

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