Pasadena Meadows Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Pasadena Meadows Nursing Center, 7.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percentage of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, which are also referred to as bed sores, are routinely the result of residents staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Pasadena Meadows Nursing Center, 1.66% of Patients had Serious Falls
This datapoint gauges the percentage of long-term care patients that have sustained falls which resulted in major injury. Falls can happen for a variety of reasons, but high rates of falls resulting in injuries may be a sign of lower quality nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Pasadena Meadows Nursing Center, 1.19% of Patients had UTIs
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term care residents who have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's may be an indication of poor nursing care. However, this statistic could also be skewed for certain facilities due to varying reporting standards for infections.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Pasadena Meadows Nursing Center, 9.98% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of residents who were given antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used to treat several medical conditions, including cognitive disorders.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Pasadena Meadows Nursing Center, 13.87% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This is the percent of patients given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are prescribed to patients experiencing anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Pasadena Meadows Nursing Center, 4.32% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of long-term residents who are demonstrating depressive symptoms.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Pasadena Meadows Nursing Center, 96.21% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who were administered the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be deadly for seniors, making these vaccines critical to patient well-being.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Pasadena Meadows Nursing Center, 8.35% Percentage of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term stay residents that needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and bathing.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Pasadena Meadows Nursing Center, 14.01% Percentage of Residents
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term residents who were able to retain mobility.
In Pasadena Meadows Nursing Center, 1.49 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of hospitalizations per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Pasadena Meadows Nursing Center, 14.01 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is a measure of the number of times residents are rehospitalized per thousand days of short-term resident care. Keeping residents out of the hospital during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical well-being of residents.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Pasadena Meadows Nursing Center, 9.82 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Pasadena Meadows Nursing Center, 79.69% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some experts would argue that this is a reliable measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.