Latimer Nursing Home Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Latimer Nursing Home, 8.89% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This indicates the percentage of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. Pressure ulcers, which are also known as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Latimer Nursing Home, 4.4% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay residents that suffered falls leading to major injury. Falls can arise for a variety of reasons, but excessive numbers of falls could be an indicator of poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Latimer Nursing Home, 3.63% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a urinary tract infection. These infections are linked to poorer hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Latimer Nursing Home, 13.84% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is the percentage of residents prescribed antipsychotic medications. These drugs are used for treating several medical conditions, including dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Latimer Nursing Home, 24.69% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This figure measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who are administered antianxiety medication. These medications are typically used to treat residents suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Latimer Nursing Home, 3.95% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients exhibiting symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Latimer Nursing Home, 91.04% of Patients
Measures the percent of long-term care residents who were vaccinated against pneumonia and flu.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Latimer Nursing Home, 14.73% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as getting dressed and using the bathroom.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Latimer Nursing Home, 17.09% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that were able to retain mobility.
In Latimer Nursing Home, 1.64 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care. There is usually a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Latimer Nursing Home, 17.09 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.