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The outcomes below are from Beechwood Homes'* person-centered care "Welcome Home" program.

Nourishments -- Findings include the total percentage of household residents on supplemental nourishments. Note that the use of nourishments continues to drop in households.

  • 2007: 67%
  • 2008: 54%
  • 2009: 47%

Unplanned Weight Loss -- Findings show slight difference between the household group and non-household group. Internal Q&A efforts show that weight loss is now tied to the natural expectation at end-of-life in almost all cases.

  • 2008: 4.9% of households
  • 2008: 5.8% of non-households
  • 2009: 6.9% of households
  • 2009: 7.0% of non-households

Alarms -- Findings show that the use of alarms in households has dropped nearly 40% since 2007. The number of alarms per resident is also dropping. There is currently a 14.4% greater use of alarms in non-household areas.

  • 2007: 62.5% of household residents
  • 2008: 36.6% of household residents
  • 2009: 38.6% of household residents
  • 2009: 53% of non-household residents

Formal Complaints -- Formal complaints from last year were atrributed to construction. Findings indicate that 2009 will be an all-time low in formal complaints, with a projection of about 23.

  • 2005: 36
  • 2006: 26
  • 2007: 27
  • 2008: 34
  • 2009 (ytd): 15

Psychotropic Medication Usage -- Findings indicate that there are currently 7% fewer residents in households that use them compared to non-households.

  • 2008: 67 household residents
  • 2009: 59 household residents

Falls -- 2009 data consistently shows 60%-70% fewer falls in households compared to non-households.

*Data courtesy of Beechwood Continuing Care, 2235 Millersport Highway Getzville, NY 14068. Facility Size: 272 beds.

 


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