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Zip Code
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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    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 94 % 94 %
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs 47 % 89 %
How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling 100 % 98 %
How often the home health team checked patients for depression 97 % 98 %
How often the home health team made sure that their patients have received a flu shot for the current flu season 56 % 67 %
How often the home health team made sure that their patients have received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot) 58 % 68 %
For patients with diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor’s orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care 83 % 93 %
How often the home health team checked patients for pain 100 % 99 %
How often the home health team treated their patients’ pain 89 % 97 %
How often the home health team treated heart failure (weakening of the heart) patients’ symptoms 92 % 97 %
How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) 79 % 95 %
How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care 99 % 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 61 % 62 %
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed 59 % 54 %
How often patients got better at bathing 73 % 69 %
How often patients had less pain when moving around 75 % 65 %
How often patients’ breathing improved 62 % 59 %
How often patients’ wounds improved or healed after an operation 97 % 91 %
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth 59 % 55 %
How often patients receiving home health care needed any urgent, unplanned care in the hospital emergency room - without being admitted to the hospital 14 % 14 %
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital 16 % 16 %