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newton county health unit

  • 506 west court street
  • jasper, AR 72641
  • Phone: 870-446-2286
  • Medicare Provider #: 047872
  • Medicare Certified: 7/22/1970
  • Ownership Type: Government - State / County

Services Offered

  •   Skilled Nursing
  •   Physical Therapy
  •   Occupational Therapy
  •   Speech Pathology
  •   Medical Social Worker
  •   Home Health Aide

Quality of Care Report    Updated 9-12-16

Description of Measure
Agency Score
State Average
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital
17 %
17 %
 
How often patients got better at bathing
59 %
75 %
 
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed
49 %
66 %
 
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth
51 %
59 %
 
How often patients got better at walking or moving around
55 %
70 %
 
How often patients had less pain when moving around
22 %
70 %
 
How often patients receiving home health care needed any urgent, unplanned care in the hospital emergency room - without being admitted to the hospital
12 %
13 %
 
How often patients’ breathing improved
68 %
70 %
 
How often the home health team began their patients’ care in a timely manner
91 %
94 %
 
How often the home health team checked patients for depression
95 %
99 %
 
How often the home health team checked patients for pain
91 %
99 %
 
How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores)
100 %
99 %
 
How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling
99 %
99 %
 
How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care
100 %
98 %
 
How often the home health team made sure that their patients have received a flu shot for the current flu season
60 %
72 %
 
How often the home health team made sure that their patients have received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot)
73 %
76 %
 
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs
82 %
95 %
 
How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores)
100 %
98 %
 
How often the home health team treated their patients’ pain
100 %
99 %
 

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