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

southwest iowa home health services

301 main street
sidney, IA 51652
Phone: 712-374-2685
Medicare Provider #: 167127
Medicare Certified: 12/15/1982
Ownership Type: Other

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 96 % 94 %
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs 88 % 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 89 % 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 96 % 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 took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) 95 % 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) 93 % 98 %
How often patients got better at walking or moving around 50 % 62 %
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed 51 % 58 %
How often patients got better at bathing 75 % 69 %
How often patients had less pain when moving around 66 % 69 %
How often patients’ breathing improved 53 % 65 %
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth 57 % 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 27 % 16 %