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 * * * 8.1
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury * * * 10.2
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased * * * 5.0
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain * * * 2.9
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers * * * 0.0
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder * * * 3.2
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection * * * 0.0
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication * * * 18.4
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained * * * 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 64.0 67.3 63.1 63.1
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 0.0 1.3 1.8 1.3
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 7.1 3.6 1.2 2.9
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 0.8 0.3 0.0 0.2

Additional Quality Measures - Long Stay Residents [1]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antianxiety or hypnotic medication * * * 25.0
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine * * * 91.3
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight * * * 12.5
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine * * * 75.5
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder * * * 82.4
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms * * * 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 89.8 81.4 83.6 86.3
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 68.5 68.5 68.5 82.1
  1. * 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