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sanford home health and hospice sheldon

118 north seventh avenue
sheldon, IA 51201
Phone: 712-324-6420
Medicare Provider #: 167167
Medicare Certified: 7/22/1985
Ownership Type: Private

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 97 % 94 %
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs 92 % 91 %
How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling 99 % 99 %
How often the home health team checked patients for depression 99 % 98 %
How often the home health team determined whether patients received a flu shot for the current flu season 77 % 80 %
How often the home health team determined whether their patients received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot) 86 % 83 %
For patients with diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor’s orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care 95 % 95 %
How often the home health team checked patients for pain 99 % 98 %
How often the home health team treated their patients’ pain 100 % 99 %
How often the home health team treated heart failure (weakening of the heart) patients’ symptoms 100 % 98 %
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) 100 % 98 %
How often patients got better at walking or moving around 49 % 62 %
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed 36 % 58 %
How often patients got better at bathing 55 % 69 %
How often patients had less pain when moving around 64 % 69 %
How often patients’ breathing improved 70 % 65 %
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth 51 % 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 14 % 16 %