Resident Health Quality » Altercare of Louisville Center for Rehab & Nursing Care

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 17.6 21.1 11.3 21.0
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 1.6 3.2 1.6 2.4
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 5.8 22.4 8.3 15.6
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 4.5 0.0 1.9 1.6
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 2.3 0.0 0.0 1.6
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 1.1 1.3 0.0 0.6
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 6.5 8.1 1.6 5.1
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 5.2 3.4 7.0 4.7
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 83.8 72.3 69.9 75.8
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 2.5 0.0 0.0 0.6
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 3.1 6.2 4.4 4.2
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 0.6 1.0 1.2 0.8

Additional Quality Measures - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication 14.5 20.0 16.0 16.4
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 97.3 97.3 97.3 97.0
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 6.5 17.7 6.5 8.3
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 100.0 100.0 98.4 99.2
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 53.3 56.5 54.2 53.5
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 13.0 8.8 10.2 11.5

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 86.5 83.2 87.1 86.7
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 90.2 90.2 90.2 90.6

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