Swansea Rehab Health Care Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Swansea Rehab Health Care, 8.96% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents who sustained a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are routinely caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing care can minimize the number of pressure ulcers sustained by residents in a nursing home.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Swansea Rehab Health Care, 3.48% of Patients had Serious Falls
This statistic measures the percentage of long-term residents which experienced a fall resulting in major injury. This is one of the statistics we use in determining our nursing ratings.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Swansea Rehab Health Care, 2.6% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of residents who suffered from a urinary tract infection. These infections may be linked to insufficient hygiene.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Swansea Rehab Health Care, 18.2% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This indicates the percentage of long-term stay residents receiving antipsychotic drugs. While antipsychotic drugs serve an important medical purpose, it is important to make sure these medications are being used only where medically required. In some situations, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate that a nursing home is using these medications to subdue residents.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Swansea Rehab Health Care, 19.06% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This tells you the percent of residents given antianxiety drugs. Antianxiety drugs are given to patients suffering from anxiety or depression.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Swansea Rehab Health Care, 29.52% of Patients
This is the percentage of residents showing signs of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Swansea Rehab Health Care, 87.71% of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term residents that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Respiratory viruses can be very dangerous for nursing home patients, making these types of vaccines vital to patient safety.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Swansea Rehab Health Care, 14.14% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients who required increased assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as getting dressed and taking a bath.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Swansea Rehab Health Care, 19.35% Percentage of Residents
This tells you the percentage of patients that maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility can be a great sign for residents' well-being.
In Swansea Rehab Health Care, 1.5 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This metric measures the number of times residents are hospitalized per 1,000 days of patient care. Avoiding hospitalizations is important to the physical well-being of nursing home residents.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Swansea Rehab Health Care, 19.35 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This indicates the number of rehospitalizations per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing homes short-term rehabilitation performance.