A loss of 5% or more of body weight in one month is usually considered unhealthy. It is important that the resident’s diet is balanced and nutritious and that staff spend enough time feeding people who can’t feed themselves.
These findings are publically reported by the US Department of Health and Human Services on Nursing Home Compare. http://www.medicare.gov/default.asp
|At or better than N.Y. State average
|Near the N.Y. State average
|Room for Improvement
|Blue Ribbon = best possible value
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A. Holly Patterson Extended Care Facility:
Report Period: 4/1/17 – 3/31/18
N.Y. State Average
Percent of long-stay residents who lose too much weight:
Too much weight loss can make a person weak, change how medicine works in the body or cause the skin to break down which can lead to pressure ulcers.
|Long-stay Residents who lose too much weight.