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decatur county public health and home care

  • 207 ne idaho street
  • leon, IA 50144
  • Phone: 641-446-6518
  • Medicare Provider #: 167098
  • Medicare Certified: 6/13/1978
  • 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
53 %
72 %
 
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed
54 %
63 %
 
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth
26 %
57 %
 
How often patients got better at walking or moving around
55 %
67 %
 
How often patients had less pain when moving around
35 %
70 %
 
How often patients receiving home health care needed any urgent, unplanned care in the hospital emergency room - without being admitted to the hospital
4 %
14 %
 
How often patients’ breathing improved
42 %
68 %
 
How often the home health team began their patients’ care in a timely manner
98 %
94 %
 
How often the home health team checked patients for depression
100 %
99 %
 
How often the home health team checked patients for pain
100 %
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
74 %
77 %
 
How often the home health team made sure that their patients have received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot)
71 %
84 %
 
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs
88 %
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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