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

heralds home health

3703 long beach blvd, ste403
long beach, CA 90807
Phone: 562-988-0395
Medicare Provider #: 058203
Medicare Certified: 11/4/2003
Ownership Type: Proprietary

Updated 8-12-14


Quality of Care Report

Description of Measure Agency
Score
State
Average
How often the home health team began their patients’ care in a timely manner 92 % 91 %
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs 99 % 95 %
How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling 98 % 98 %
How often the home health team checked patients for depression 98 % 97 %
How often the home health team determined whether patients received a flu shot for the current flu season 60 % 75 %
How often the home health team determined whether their patients received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot) 82 % 74 %
For patients with diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor’s orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care 100 % 96 %
How often the home health team checked patients for pain 96 % 99 %
How often the home health team treated their patients’ pain 100 % 99 %
How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) 100 % 98 %
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 checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores) 97 % 99 %
How often patients got better at walking or moving around 56 % 60 %
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed 42 % 56 %
How often patients got better at bathing 50 % 68 %
How often patients had less pain when moving around 51 % 72 %
How often patients’ breathing improved 60 % 68 %
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth 42 % 49 %
How often patients receiving home health care needed any urgent, unplanned care in the hospital emergency room - without being admitted to the hospital 6 % 11 %
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital 16 % 15 %