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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: Non-Profit - Other


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 93 % 94 %
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs 81 % 91 %
How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling 95 % 99 %
How often the home health team checked patients for depression 95 % 98 %
How often the home health team made sure that their patients have received a flu shot for the current flu season 87 % 80 %
How often the home health team made sure that their patients have received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot) 84 % 83 %
For patients with diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor’s orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care 92 % 96 %
How often the home health team checked patients for pain 98 % 99 %
How often the home health team treated their patients’ pain 99 % 99 %
How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) 85 % 98 %
How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care 94 % 98 %
How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores) 87 % 98 %
How often patients got better at walking or moving around 56 % 64 %
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed 46 % 60 %
How often patients got better at bathing 49 % 70 %
How often patients had less pain when moving around 61 % 69 %
How often patients’ breathing improved 59 % 66 %
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth 29 % 55 %
How often patients receiving home health care needed any urgent, unplanned care in the hospital emergency room - without being admitted to the hospital 10 % 14 %
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital 16 % 16 %