St Clair Nursing Center Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In St Clair Nursing Center, 9.56% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This is the percent of residents that sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, which are also called bed sores, are routinely the result of patients not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care limits the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In St Clair Nursing Center, 4.04% of Patients had Serious Falls
This tells you the percent of patients that sustained a fall which caused serious injury.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In St Clair Nursing Center, 3.44% of Patients had UTIs
This is an indication of the percent of long-term stay patients who had urinary tract infections. Although more infections could reflect poorly on a facility's cleanliness, it can be difficult to compare different facilities due to nursing homes having varying reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In St Clair Nursing Center, 20.38% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percent of residents prescribed antipsychotic drugs. These medications are sometimes used for several conditions, such as Alzheimer's or other dementias.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In St Clair Nursing Center, 24.28% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This indicates the percent of patients given antianxiety medications. These medications are used to treat patients suffering from depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In St Clair Nursing Center, 4.04% of Patients
This datapoint measures the percent of long-term stay patients showing depressive symptoms. Some experts argue this is a reasonable measure of patient quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In St Clair Nursing Center, 89.97% of Patients
This is the percent of residents who were given the pneumonia and flu vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In St Clair Nursing Center, 14.55% Percentage of Patients
This indicates the percent of residents that needed additional assistance with activities of daily living over time.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In St Clair Nursing Center, 15.54% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that were able to retain mobility.
In St Clair Nursing Center, 1.62 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is a measure of the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In St Clair Nursing Center, 15.54 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In St Clair Nursing Center, 11.99 Percentage of Patients
This datapoint measures 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 St Clair Nursing Center, 72.55% Percentage of Resident
Measures the percentage of short-term care patients who experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Some believe that this is a measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.