Nursing Homes in Wyoming
- 10thNational Rank
- 36Nursing Homes
- 5.9%Patients with pressure ulcers
- 3.26/5Average CMS Rating
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Wyoming Quality Metrics
Minimizes Pressure Ulcers
In Wyoming, 5.9% of Patients had Pressure Ulcers
This datapoint indicates the percent of long-term residents which developed pressure ulcers or bed sores. We use this statistic in calculating our nursing grades.
Minimizes Serious Falls
In Wyoming, 4.7% of Patients had Serious Falls
This metric measures the percent of long-term care patients that suffered falls resulting in severe injury. This is one of the statistics we use in computing nursing grades.
Minimizes Urinary Tract Infections
In Wyoming, 3.51% of Patients had UTIs
This tells you the percent of patients that have had a urinary tract infection. UTI's are considered by many in the nursing home industry to be a measure of the quality of nursing care at a nursing home. UTI's are routinely caused by lower quality nursing care. Nevertheless, this statistic can be skewed for some nursing homes due to inconsistent reporting standards for UTI's.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Psychotic Medication
In Wyoming, 19.15% of Patients use Anti-Psychotic Medication
This metric tells you the percent of long-term stay patients taking antipsychotic medications. While antipsychotic drugs play an important role in caring for many residents, it is important to confirm these medications are being used only where medically required. In some cases, excessive reliance on these medications may indicate a nursing home is using these drugs to control patient behavior.
Appropriately Uses Anti-Anxiety Medication
In Wyoming, 14.88% of Patients use Anti-Anxiety Medication
This statistic measures the percentage of long-term stay residents who are given antianxiety medication. These drugs are generally used to treat patients experiencing depression and anxiety.
Managing Depression Among Residents
In Wyoming, 5.95% of Patients
This datapoint is a measure of the percentage of long-term stay residents showing signs of depression. Some experts argue this is a reliable measure of resident quality of care.
Appropriate Vaccine Usage
In Wyoming, 96.71% of Patients
This tells you the percentage of patients that have received the flu and pneumonia vaccines. Higher vaccination rates should be standard at this point.
Residents Maintain Autonomy
In Wyoming, 14.9% Percentage of Patients
Measures the percentage of long-term care residents who required additional assistance with activities of daily living over time. Activities of daily living include activities such as taking medications and continence.
Ability to Keep Residents Mobile
In Wyoming, 17.03% Percentage of Residents
This metric tracks the percent of long-term care residents that were able to retain mobility.
In Wyoming, 1.06 Hospitalizations per 1,000 resident days
This is the number of hospitalizations per 1,000 days of care. There is generally a correlation between keeping patients out of the hospital and the quality of nursing home care.
Short-term Care: Rehospitalizations
In Wyoming, 17.03 Percentage of Residents Rehospitalized
This is the number of rehospitalizations per thousand days of short-term patient care. There is a correlation between avoiding hospitalizations and a nursing home's quality of short-term rehabilitation.
Short-term Care: ER Visits
In Wyoming, 13.34 Percentage of Patients
This indicates the number of times residents are sent to the emergency room per 1,000 days of short-term care.
Short-term Care: Facilitates Functional Improvement
In Wyoming, 77.84% Percentage of Resident
This datapoint is a measure of the percent of short-term care patients that experienced functional improvements, such as enhanced ability to perform activities of daily living. Many in the industry argue that this is a reliable measure of rehabilitation services.
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