Hearthstone of Northern Nevada Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Hearthstone of Northern Nevada, 10.43% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This statistic indicates the percent of long-term residents who have new or worsened pressure ulcers . We consider this statistic when determining our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Hearthstone of Northern Nevada, 1.81% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term care patients which have experienced falls which resulted in serious injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be a sign of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Hearthstone of Northern Nevada, 2.6% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a urinary tract infection. Urinary tract infections are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely associated with poor nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic may be misleading for certain nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Hearthstone of Northern Nevada, 13.17% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This datapoint is an indication of the percent of long-term residents who were given antipsychotic medication. High levels of antipsychotic drug use may mean that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents in scenarios where such drugs aren't medically required. However, some nursing homes may need to rely on these medications due to an increased number of patients with Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Hearthstone of Northern Nevada, 17.44% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term care residents who are prescribed antianxiety medication. These drugs are generally prescribed to patients suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Hearthstone of Northern Nevada, 3.16% of Patients
This indicates the percentage of patients exhibiting depressive symptoms. High rates of depression could be an indicator worse patient care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Hearthstone of Northern Nevada, 77.27% of Patients
This is the percentage of patients who were administered the flu and pneumonia vaccines. High vaccination rates should be demanded by residents.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Hearthstone of Northern Nevada, 14.56% Percentage of Patients
This tells you the percent of patients who needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Higher levels of dependence on staff for assistance with activities of daily living could be a sign of the erosion of a patient's medical condition.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Hearthstone of Northern Nevada, 22.61% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term care residents who were able to retain mobility.
In Hearthstone of Northern Nevada, 1.18 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Hearthstone of Northern Nevada, 22.61 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This metric tracks the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Hearthstone of Northern Nevada, 9.79 Percentage of Patients
This metric tracks the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Hearthstone of Northern Nevada, 68.53% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term stay patients that saw functional improvements.