Resident Health Quality » Westerly Health 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 5.0 24.2 26.2 22.3
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 1.2 2.2 3.2 3.1
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 8.1 22.4 19.0 19.5
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 2.7 5.3 4.4 3.5
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 1.8 3.4 3.1 3.3
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 2.7 1.2 0.0 0.9
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 2.5 7.7 2.2 3.1
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 2.6 4.6 5.6 5.0
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 79.4 88.4 86.7 84.4
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 1.5 0.0 0.0 0.9
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 28.3 18.9 18.1 23.4
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 1.9 0.0 0.9 1.2

Additional Quality Measures - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication 13.0 8.5 11.3 11.7
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 94.4 94.4 94.4 93.5
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 2.5 1.1 7.6 4.6
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 95.1 95.6 97.8 96.3
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 54.5 50.8 60.7 56.5
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 6.2 7.7 9.0 7.5

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 94.7 91.2 84.9 89.7
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 94.5 94.5 94.5 93.1

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