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

alamosa county public health department

8900 independence way
alamosa, CO 81101
Phone: 719-589-6639
Medicare Provider #: 067026
Medicare Certified: 4/1/1972
Ownership Type: State/County

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 90 % 90 %
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs 90 % 89 %
How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling 98 % 99 %
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 77 % 79 %
How often the home health team determined whether their patients received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot) 80 % 77 %
For patients with diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor’s orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care 94 % 90 %
How often the home health team checked patients for pain 98 % 98 %
How often the home health team treated their patients’ pain 99 % 98 %
How often the home health team treated heart failure (weakening of the heart) patients’ symptoms 97 % 96 %
How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) 90 % 94 %
How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care 93 % 95 %
How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores) 96 % 98 %
How often patients got better at walking or moving around 52 % 62 %
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed 65 % 59 %
How often patients got better at bathing 58 % 72 %
How often patients had less pain when moving around 51 % 66 %
How often patients’ breathing improved 63 % 70 %
How often patients’ wounds improved or healed after an operation 81 % 90 %
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth 34 % 53 %
How often patients receiving home health care needed any urgent, unplanned care in the hospital emergency room - without being admitted to the hospital 8 % 14 %
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital 23 % 14 %