Resident Health Quality » Life Care Center of Blount County

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 * * ** **
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury * ** ** **
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased * * ** **
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain * ** ** **
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers * ** ** **
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder * ** ** **
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection * ** ** **
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication * ** ** **
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained * ** ** **

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 * 65.4 64.0 66.0
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication * 0.0 0.0 0.8
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain * 5.7 7.1 5.1
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened * 1.4 0.8 0.6

Additional Quality Measures - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication * ** ** **
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine * ** ** **
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight * ** ** **
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine * ** ** **
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder * * ** **
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms * ** ** **

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine * 89.0 89.8 85.2
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine * 68.5 68.5 68.5
  1. * The data for this measure is missing. Call the facility to discuss this quality measure.
  2. ** 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