Nursing Homes in Oregon
- 23rdNational Rank
- 128Nursing Homes
- 8.57%Patients with pressure ulcers
- 3.12/5Average CMS Rating
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Oregon Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Oregon, 8.57% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Oregon, 2.43% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a major fall. Falls resulting in serious injuries are considered by many experts to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . Falls resulting in injury are routinely the result of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Oregon, 2.24% of Patients had UTIs
This is the percent of patients that sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Oregon, 15.6% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This measures the percent of long-term patients receiving antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic medications serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these drugs are being used only where medically required. In limited cases, excessive reliance on these medications may mean that a facility is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Oregon, 12.47% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percentage of patients who were prescribed antianxiety medications. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to patients experiencing depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Oregon, 5.65% of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients showing signs of depression. Higher levels of depression may be an indicator a lower level of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Oregon, 92.57% of Patients
This is the percent of residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Oregon, 13.82% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and continence. Some believe that this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Oregon, 22.07% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term care patients who retained mobility levels. Many in the industry believe that mobility is important for residents' health.
In Oregon, 1.2 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This datapoint is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. Avoiding the hospital is critical to maintaining the physical well-being of patients.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Oregon, 22.07 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Oregon, 13.94 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care. Avoiding medical emergencies is one way to assess patient care during rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Oregon, 75.47% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percentage of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Many in the industry argue this is a reasonable measure of a facility's rehabilitation performance.
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