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

southern home health

3417 patrick street
lake charles, LA 70605
Phone: 337-479-2233
Medicare Provider #: 197766
Medicare Certified: 7/31/2000
Ownership Type: Proprietary



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 94 % 93 %
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs 97 % 94 %
How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling 10 % 98 %
How often the home health team checked patients for depression 97 % 98 %
How often the home health team determined whether patients received a flu shot for the current flu season 84 % 70 %
How often the home health team determined whether their patients received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot) 94 % 70 %
For patients with diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor’s orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care 90 % 94 %
How often the home health team checked patients for pain 10 % 99 %
How often the home health team treated their patients’ pain 94 % 98 %
How often the home health team treated heart failure (weakening of the heart) patients’ symptoms 10 % 98 %
How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) 95 % 96 %
How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care 95 % 97 %
How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores) 99 % 98 %
How often patients got better at walking or moving around 52 % 60 %
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed 47 % 52 %
How often patients got better at bathing 62 % 68 %
How often patients had less pain when moving around 54 % 63 %
How often patients’ breathing improved 44 % 58 %
How often patients’ wounds improved or healed after an operation 94 % 92 %
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth 48 % 54 %
How often patients receiving home health care needed any urgent, unplanned care in the hospital emergency room - without being admitted to the hospital 11 % 13 %
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital 17 % 16 %