Jfk Hartwyck at Cedar Brook Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Jfk Hartwyck at Cedar Brook, 9.57% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents not being moved frequently enough.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Jfk Hartwyck at Cedar Brook, 2.59% of Patients had Serious Falls
This measures the percentage of long-term residents who have experienced falls leading to major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be a sign of lower levels of patient supervision.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Jfk Hartwyck at Cedar Brook, 1.67% of Patients had UTIs
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term patients who have suffered from urinary tract infections. Although a higher rate infections could reflect poorly on a nursing home's nursing care, it can be problematic to compare different facilities due to reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Jfk Hartwyck at Cedar Brook, 10.61% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs may be helpful for many residents, it is important to ensure these medications are being used appropriately. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Jfk Hartwyck at Cedar Brook, 17.39% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. Antianxiety medications are given to patients experiencing anxiety and depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Jfk Hartwyck at Cedar Brook, 5.91% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term patients who are exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Jfk Hartwyck at Cedar Brook, 92.7% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term stay patients that received the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for nursing home patients, making these vaccines critical to patient care.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Jfk Hartwyck at Cedar Brook, 11.08% Percentage of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term care patients that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath. Some argue that this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Jfk Hartwyck at Cedar Brook, 14.69% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who maintained mobility.
In Jfk Hartwyck at Cedar Brook, 1.49 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is typically a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Jfk Hartwyck at Cedar Brook, 14.69 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Jfk Hartwyck at Cedar Brook, 8.11 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Jfk Hartwyck at Cedar Brook, 81.01% Percentage of Resident
This is a measure of the percent of short-term residents that saw functional improvements.