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2005 National Healthcare Quality Report

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Chronic care: Percent residents who spent most of their time in bed or in a chair

Measure Source

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Nursing Home Quality Initiative.

Table

1.108 Chronic care: Percent of residents who spent most of their time in bed or in a chair, by State, 2003 and 2004.

Data Source

CMS, Minimum Data Set (MDS).

Denominator

Medicare beneficiary chronic care residents with a valid target assessment.

Numerator

Residents who were bedfast on target assessment.

Comments

The data were downloaded from http://www.medicare.gov/NHCompare/Include/DataSection/Questions/SearchCriteria.asp in March 2005.

Excludes admission assessments, residents with comatose status, or residents with missing values. Excludes facilities with fewer than 30 residents in the denominator. For details about this and other measures of the Nursing Home Quality Initiative, please refer to the documentation available at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/center/quality.asp.

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Chronic care: Percent of residents whose ability to move about in and around their room got worse. Chronic care: Percent of residents who were physically restrained.

 

 

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