Resident Health Quality » Claremont 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 * * 8.2 20.3
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 7.9 4.7 9.7 6.2
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.1
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased * 8.7 * 27.2
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 1.5 0.0 2.3 1.3
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 2.3 4.6 4.3 4.2
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 5.4 2.8 5.0 5.3

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 71.3 77.8 81.8 76.2
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 2.0 0.0 0.0 2.0
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 0.0 0.0 * 1.0

Additional Quality Measures - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication 27.3 28.7 27.2 27.2
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 98.0 98.0 98.0 98.0
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 4.5 16.7 * 10.2
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 100.0 100.0 99.0 98.6
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 30.8 42.5 36.4 43.3
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 0.0 2.4 1.2 0.9
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 93.1 93.1 93.1 93.1
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 100.0 100.0 98.5 97.3
  1. * Not Available - 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