Genoa Community Hospital/Ltc Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Genoa Community Hospital/Ltc, 5.68% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of patients who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are often caused by patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Genoa Community Hospital/Ltc, 4.9% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients who suffered from a major fall. Falls resulting in major injury are considered by many experts to be an indicator of nursing care at a nursing home. Major falls leading to injury are often the result of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Genoa Community Hospital/Ltc, 3.74% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. UTI's are often associated with poor nursing care. More frequent bathing reduces the number of UTI's sustained by residents in a nursing home. Keep in mind that this statistic is affected by by the fact that facilities have different reporting standards for these infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Genoa Community Hospital/Ltc, 17.84% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. Antipsychotic medications are given to residents for many conditions, such as cognitive disorders. Unfortunately, in limited cases, high levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean a facility is using these drugs to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Genoa Community Hospital/Ltc, 19.55% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients given antianxiety drugs. These drugs are typically given to patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Genoa Community Hospital/Ltc, 4.13% of Patients
This is the percent of residents exhibiting signs of depression. Higher rates of depression may reveal a less hospitable environment.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Genoa Community Hospital/Ltc, 93.24% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term residents that have received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for seniors, making these vaccines critical to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Genoa Community Hospital/Ltc, 15.12% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Genoa Community Hospital/Ltc, 21.01% Percentage of Residents
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients who retained mobility levels. Some experts believe that mobility is critical to residents' well-being.
In Genoa Community Hospital/Ltc, 1.25 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of care. There is generally a correlation between having fewer hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Genoa Community Hospital/Ltc, 21.01 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of rehabilitation services.