Nursing Homes in New Hampshire
- 5thNational Rank
- 73Nursing Homes
- 6.17%Patients with pressure ulcers
- 2.85/5Average CMS Rating
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New Hampshire Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In New Hampshire, 6.17% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients who suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are damage to the skin caused by remaining in one position for an excessive period of time.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In New Hampshire, 5.16% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term residents that sustained falls leading to serious injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In New Hampshire, 2.81% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are often caused by worse hygiene protocols. Closer supervision can reduce the percentage of residents in a nursing home who suffer from UTI's. Note that this datapoint is sometimes skewed by the fact that facilities have varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In New Hampshire, 17.01% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be vital to many residents, it is important to confirm these drugs are being used only where medically required. In some situations, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a facility is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In New Hampshire, 16.61% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In New Hampshire, 5.77% of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who are showing depressive symptoms. Many would argue that this is a measure of resident quality of life.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In New Hampshire, 95.49% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents who have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In New Hampshire, 18.58% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percentage of residents who needed more assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In New Hampshire, 22.17% Percentage of Residents
This indicates the percent of residents who retained mobility levels over time. Optimizing mobility is usually a great sign for residents' well-being.
In New Hampshire, 1.27 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In New Hampshire, 22.17 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This tells you the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In New Hampshire, 12.13 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. Avoiding emergency medical situations is one way to measure patient well-being during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In New Hampshire, 78.43% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percent of short-term care patients that saw functional improvements.
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