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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 28.5 21.0 19.0 23.3
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 5.8 2.0 2.0 2.9
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 23.3 17.8 16.7 22.5
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 11.9 18.8 23.0 17.6
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers * * 4.5 3.8
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 6.2 4.3 7.8 6.6
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 0.0 2.0 4.0 2.5
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 25.0 19.1 19.1 19.4
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 * ** ** *
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication * * * *
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain * * * *
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened * * * *

Additional Quality Measures - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication 10.4 10.2 9.8 10.0
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 0.0 4.0 4.0 4.5
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 100.0 98.0 100.0 99.5
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 50.0 59.3 57.1 53.7
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 * * * *
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine * * * 100.0
  1. * The number of residents is too small to report. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.
  2. ** The data for this measure is missing. 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