Riverwalk Village Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Riverwalk Village, 7.63% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percentage of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers are considered by many experts to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Pressure ulcers, also called bed sores, are routinely the result of patients staying in one position for too long.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Riverwalk Village, 3.9% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percentage of patients that sustained a fall resulting in severe injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Riverwalk Village, 1.95% of Patients had UTIs
This indicates the percentage of residents that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be an indicator of the quality of nursing care . UTI's are routinely linked to a facility with lower levels of hygiene. However, this metric could be skewed for some nursing homes due to varying reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Riverwalk Village, 13.18% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This is an indication of the percentage of long-term care residents that were administered antipsychotic drugs. Increased usage of these drugs may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to control patient behavior in scenarios where such medications aren't medically indicated. However, some nursing homes may need to rely more on these medications due to having more residents with dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Riverwalk Village, 21.53% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic measures the percent of long-term patients taking antianxiety medications.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Riverwalk Village, 12.55% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of residents who are showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Riverwalk Village, 91.52% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care patients who received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Riverwalk Village, 16.15% Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures the percentage of long-term stay patients who needed increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as moving around and bathing. Some experts argue this is a measure of a patient's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Riverwalk Village, 17.47% Percentage of Residents
This metric is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents that retained mobility levels.
In Riverwalk Village, 1.36 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care. There is typically a correlation between reduced hospitalizations and the overall quality of long-term care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Riverwalk Village, 17.47 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Riverwalk Village, 11.18 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of emergency room visits per thousand days of short-term patient care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Riverwalk Village, 73.66% Percentage of Resident
This metric measures the percent of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements.