Windward Gardens Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Windward Gardens, 5.98% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This tells you the percent of residents that suffered from a pressure ulcer. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are often caused by residents not being moved frequently enough. Better nursing protocols minimizes the percentage of residents in a nursing home who sustain pressure ulcers.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Windward Gardens, 3.69% of Patients had Serious Falls
This indicates the percent of patients that sustained a major fall. Falls leading to major injury are considered to be a barometer of the quality of nursing care . Major falls are routinely caused by poor nursing care.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Windward Gardens, 3.28% of Patients had UTIs
This statistic tells you the percentage of long-term care residents who have suffered from a UTI. While more infections may reflect poorly on a facility's nursing care, it is problematic to compare different nursing homes due to facilities having reporting standards.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Windward Gardens, 20.45% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This tells you the percent of patients who were given antipsychotic drugs. These drugs are used for a variety of medical conditions, such as dementia.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Windward Gardens, 16.59% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This metric is an indication of the percent of long-term patients that were administered antianxiety drugs. These drugs are prescribed to residents suffering from depression or anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Windward Gardens, 8.28% of Patients
This metric measures the percentage of long-term stay patients showing symptoms of depression.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Windward Gardens, 94.82% of Patients
This is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that received the flu and pneumonia vaccines.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Windward Gardens, 14.76% Percentage of Patients
This metric is a measure of the percent of long-term care patients that required more assistance with activities of daily living over time. ADL's include activities such as taking medications and bathing. Some experts believe this is a reasonable measure of a resident's well-being.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Windward Gardens, 27.36% Percentage of Residents
This is the percentage of patients who maintained mobility over time. Optimizing mobility is often a good sign for residents' health.
In Windward Gardens, 0.93 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This indicates the number of times residents are hospitalized per thousand days of patient care. There is generally a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and the quality of care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Windward Gardens, 27.36 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
Measures the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term resident care. Avoiding rehospitalizations during rehabilitation is important to restoring the physical abilities of patients.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Windward Gardens, 14.33 Percentage of Patients
This is the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care. There is typically a correlation between keeping patients out of the emergency room and the overall quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Windward Gardens, 74.02% Percentage of Resident
This metric is a measure of the percentage of short-term residents that saw functional improvements, such as with activities of daily living. Some experts would argue this is a measure of a nursing home's rehabilitation services.