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Table 5.1. Sample Priority Report

On-Time Quality Improvement Manual for Long-Term Care Facilities

Name

Resident ID

Decreased Meal intake AND Weight loss

Weight loss
≥5%
≤30 days

Urinary Incontinence Increase

Behaviors
≥3

Worsening Ulcer

New Ulcer

Res 1

000011

X

X

 

7

  

Res 2

000012

X

 

X

4

  

Res 3

000013

  

X

3

  

Res 4

000014

 

X

   

X

Res 5

000015

    

X

 

Decreased meal intake AND weight loss = Both criteria true for the report week:

  • Decreased meal intake = Meal consumption 50% or less for two meals in one day at least one time during the report week.
  • Weight loss = Any weight loss during the report week. Determined by subtracting current week's weight from most recent weight.

Weight loss ≥5% in ≤30 days = Any occurrence of resident weight loss of ≥5% within the last 30 days.

Urinary incontinence increase = Increase either in the number of shifts or number of times the resident was incontinent from the previous week.

Behaviors ≥3 = Three or more different behaviors for a resident documented during the current week (number of behaviors displays).

Worsening pressure ulcer = Indication by nurse that the wound appears worse from previous wound assessment.

New pressure ulcer = Newly identified pressure ulcer from the previous week.

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Current as of January 2011
Internet Citation: Table 5.1. Sample Priority Report: On-Time Quality Improvement Manual for Long-Term Care Facilities. January 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/long-term-care/resources/ontime/ontimeqimanual/qimanltab5-1.html