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guthrie county phns

  • 2002 state street
  • guthrie center, IA 50115
  • Phone: 641-747-3972
  • Medicare Provider #: 167108
  • Medicare Certified: 6/1/1979
  • 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
For patients with diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor’s orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care
97 %
96 %
 
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital
18 %
17 %
 
How often patients got better at bathing
69 %
72 %
 
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed
47 %
63 %
 
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth
49 %
57 %
 
How often patients got better at walking or moving around
71 %
67 %
 
How often patients had less pain when moving around
64 %
70 %
 
How often patients receiving home health care needed any urgent, unplanned care in the hospital emergency room - without being admitted to the hospital
17 %
14 %
 
How often patients’ breathing improved
50 %
68 %
 
How often the home health team began their patients’ care in a timely manner
88 %
94 %
 
How often the home health team checked patients for depression
98 %
99 %
 
How often the home health team checked patients for pain
98 %
99 %
 
How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores)
98 %
98 %
 
How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling
100 %
99 %
 
How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care
98 %
98 %
 
How often the home health team made sure that their patients have received a flu shot for the current flu season
76 %
77 %
 
How often the home health team made sure that their patients have received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot)
90 %
84 %
 
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs
95 %
95 %
 
How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores)
96 %
98 %
 
How often the home health team treated their patients’ pain
97 %
99 %
 

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