Santa Monica Health Care Center

Quality Measures

Quality Measures
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Updated April 12, 2014.

Percentages of residents who got recommended care, such as flu vaccinations, and percentages of residents who had pain, bedsores, urinary tract infections, and other care-related problems.

Long-stay preventive measures

(Higher percentages are better)

Percent of long-stay residents: This Nursing Home State Average U.S. Average
Assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine 99% 95% 95%
Assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine 99% 94% 95%

Long-stay deficiencies

(Lower percentages are better)

Percent of long-stay residents: This Nursing Home State Average U.S. Average
Experiencing one or more falls with major injury 6% 2% 3%
Who have depressive symptoms 1% 2% 6%
Who have had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 8% 3% 3%
Who lose control of their bowels or bladder NA 46% 44%
Who lose too much weight 5% 6% 8%
Who received an antipsychotic medication 91% 81% 83%
Who self-report moderate to severe pain 8% 6% 8%
Whose need for help with daily activities has increased 20% 12% 16%
Who were physically restrained 11% 2% 2%
With a urinary tract infection 4% 6% 6%
With pressure ulcers 7% 6% 6%

Short-stay preventive measures

(Higher percentages are better)

Percent of short-stay residents: This Nursing Home State Average U.S. Average
Assessed and given, appropriately, the pneumococcal vaccine 1% 1% 1%
Assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine 21% 17% 19%

Short-stay deficiencies

(Lower percentages are better)

Percent of short-stay residents: This Nursing Home State Average U.S. Average
Who newly received an antipsychotic medication 99% 82% 85%
Who self-report moderate to severe pain 1% 2% 3%
With pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 12% 17% 21%

NA: Not available, not applicable, insufficient data, or did not report.

Note: Because of differences in calculation, all data may not match those shown on Nursing Home Compare, a website run by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. CMS has approved the U.S. News methodology.

Last updated April 12, 2014.


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