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 27.5 20.7 5.0 19.2
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 1.3 1.2 1.2 1.5
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 18.5 25.0 8.1 18.4
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 10.1 6.0 2.7 5.8
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 7.4 5.3 1.8 4.4
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 4.7 2.9 2.7 2.7
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 4.1 6.3 2.5 5.2
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 7.0 7.7 2.6 5.4
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 61.6 72.9 79.4 74.2
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 0.0 0.0 1.5 0.4
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 30.5 35.4 28.3 28.9
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 3.0 2.7 1.9 2.1

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 10.8 13.0 11.3
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 100.0 94.4 94.4 95.8
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 2.7 3.8 2.5 2.5
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 100.0 97.5 95.1 97.0
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 55.6 56.4 54.5 54.1
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 6.8 9.2 6.2 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 84.2 89.9 94.7 89.6
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 93.8 94.5 94.5 94.3

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