Resident Health Quality » Avalon West Health & Rehabilitation

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 17.2 9.4 25.0 14.6
Percentage of long-stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9
Percentage of long-stay residents whose need for help with daily activities has increased 20.0 17.9 21.7 16.9
Percentage of long-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 15.3 11.1 10.9 12.6
Percentage of high risk long-stay residents with pressure ulcers 2.4 5.3 8.3 6.5
Percentage of long-stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3
Percentage of long-stay residents with a urinary tract infection 0.0 0.0 1.6 0.9
Percentage of long-stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication 6.1 5.9 3.4 5.1
Percentage of long-stay residents who were physically restrained 0.0 0.0 1.6 0.4

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 65.3 70.7 64.9 64.4
Percentage of short-stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication 1.6 0.9 1.0 1.4
Percentage of short-stay residents who self-report moderate to severe pain 13.0 10.7 22.5 13.2
Percentage of short-stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 0.8 0.8 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 17.1 16.7 16.3 16.3
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 76.3 76.3 97.1 86.1
Percentage of long-stay residents who lose too much weight 3.8 17.0 9.8 10.2
Percentage of long-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 90.4 85.2 93.5 90.4
Percentage of low risk long-stay residents who lose control of their bowels or bladder 82.9 46.9 65.9 66.0
Percentage of long-stay residents who have depressive symptoms 8.0 5.6 8.1 8.4

Additional Quality Measures - Short Stay Residents [2]

Q1 Q2 Q3 Avg
Percentage of short-stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine 66.8 78.7 85.9 79.4
Percentage of short-stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine 56.4 56.4 91.1 71.5

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