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

lucas county public health

123 south grand
chariton, IA 50049
Phone: 641-774-4312
Medicare Provider #: 167048
Medicare Certified: 10/1/1971
Ownership Type: Government - Local


Quality of Care Report    Updated 6-03-15

Description of Measure Agency
Score
State
Average
How often the home health team began their patients’ care in a timely manner 92 % 94 %
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs 73 % 91 %
How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling 92 % 99 %
How often the home health team checked patients for depression 69 % 98 %
How often the home health team made sure that their patients have received a flu shot for the current flu season 65 % 80 %
How often the home health team made sure that their patients have received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot) 71 % 83 %
How often the home health team checked patients for pain 85 % 99 %
How often the home health team treated their patients’ pain 55 % 99 %
How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores) 88 % 98 %