Nursing Homes in Kansas
- 22ndNational Rank
- 315Nursing Homes
- 7.05%Patients with pressure ulcers
- 2.85/5Average CMS Rating
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Kansas Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Kansas, 7.05% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is is a measure of the percentage of long-term patients that suffer from pressure ulcers. We have found that pressure ulcers are an measure of the quality of nursing care a facility provides.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Kansas, 5.14% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in severe injury are considered to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Major falls resulting in injury are often the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Kansas, 3.56% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Kansas, 17.24% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric indicates the percentage of long-term residents which were given antipsychotic drugs. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may suggest that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in situations where such medications are not medically required. Nevertheless, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these drugs due to having more residents with cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Kansas, 22.38% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are administered to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Kansas, 5.98% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients showing signs of depression. Many would argue that this is a measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Kansas, 91.04% of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Kansas, 16.84% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as dressing and using the bathroom. Some experts believe this is a measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Kansas, 19.61% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care residents that maintained mobility.
In Kansas, 1.67 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. Minimizing hospitalizations is key to the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Kansas, 19.61 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of times residents are rehospitalized per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Kansas, 10.57 Percentage of Patients
This tells you the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the quality of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Kansas, 74.57% Percentage of Resident
This indicates the percent of short-term residents who saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living.
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