NC State Veterans Home-Black Mountain

Quality Measures

Quality Measures
Not Rated
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 100% 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 4% 3% 3%
Who have depressive symptoms 6% 5% 6%
Who have had a catheter inserted and left in their bladder 1% 3% 3%
Who lose control of their bowels or bladder 42% 53% 44%
Who lose too much weight 5% 9% 8%
Who received an antipsychotic medication 87% 85% 83%
Who self-report moderate to severe pain 9% 9% 8%
Whose need for help with daily activities has increased 21% 19% 16%
Who were physically restrained 2% 1% 2%
With a urinary tract infection 2% 7% 6%
With pressure ulcers 5% 7% 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 18% 20% 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 98% 86% 85%
Who self-report moderate to severe pain 0% 2% 3%
With pressure ulcers that are new or worsened 16% 16% 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 April 12, 2014.


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