The Neighbors - West Neighborhood Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In The Neighbors - West Neighborhood, 6.98% 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 The Neighbors - West Neighborhood, 3.34% 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 The Neighbors - West Neighborhood, 3.01% 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 The Neighbors - West Neighborhood, 13.02% 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 The Neighbors - West Neighborhood, 15.26% 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 The Neighbors - West Neighborhood, 6.7% 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 The Neighbors - West Neighborhood, 91.56% 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 The Neighbors - West Neighborhood, 13.47% 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 The Neighbors - West Neighborhood, 22.08% Percentage of Residents
This is a measure of the percent of long-term residents that were able to retain mobility.
In The Neighbors - West Neighborhood, 1.26 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 The Neighbors - West Neighborhood, 22.08 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This datapoint measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term care.