Valley Palms Care Center

Quality Measures

Quality Measures
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Updated June 19, 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 100% 95% 94%
Assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine 99% 92% 93%

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 0% 2% 3%
Who have depressive symptoms 0% 2% 6%
Who have had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 5% 3% 3%
Who lose control of their bowels or bladder 30% 45% 44%
Who lose too much weight 3% 6% 7%
Who received an antipsychotic medication 82% 80% 82%
Who self-report moderate to severe pain 0% 6% 8%
Whose need for help with daily activities has increased 14% 12% 15%
Who were physically restrained 1% 2% 1%
With a urinary tract infection 2% 5% 6%
With pressure ulcers 10% 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 0% 1% 1%
Assessed and given, appropriately, the seasonal influenza vaccine 5% 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 78% 81% 83%
Who self-report moderate to severe pain 5% 2% 3%
With pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 26% 17% 21%

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 June 19, 2014.


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