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

ark la tex home health, inc.

2090 stockwell road
bossier city, LA 71111
Phone: 318-747-6180
Medicare Provider #: 197247
Medicare Certified: 5/19/1989
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 91 % 94 %
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs 85 % 93 %
How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling 98 % 98 %
How often the home health team checked patients for depression 92 % 98 %
How often the home health team determined whether patients received a flu shot for the current flu season 71 % 69 %
How often the home health team determined whether their patients received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot) 50 % 70 %
For patients with diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor’s orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care 99 % 94 %
How often the home health team checked patients for pain 100 % 99 %
How often the home health team treated their patients’ pain 100 % 97 %
How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) 100 % 96 %
How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care 96 % 97 %
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 75 % 60 %
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed 55 % 52 %
How often patients got better at bathing 73 % 68 %
How often patients had less pain when moving around 59 % 64 %
How often patients’ breathing improved 49 % 58 %
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth 56 % 54 %
How often patients receiving home health care needed any urgent, unplanned care in the hospital emergency room - without being admitted to the hospital 8 % 13 %
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital 16 % 16 %