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

alphacare home health, inc.

1859 ave of america, ste a bldg 5
monroe, LA 71201
Phone: 318-323-7097
Medicare Provider #: 197491
Medicare Certified: 10/29/1992
Ownership Type: Proprietary

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 87 % 94 %
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs 99 % 93 %
How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling 98 % 98 %
How often the home health team checked patients for depression 91 % 98 %
How often the home health team determined whether patients received a flu shot for the current flu season 12 % 69 %
How often the home health team determined whether their patients received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot) 4 % 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 99 % 99 %
How often the home health team treated their patients’ pain 100 % 97 %
How often the home health team treated heart failure (weakening of the heart) patients’ symptoms 98 % 98 %
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 100 % 97 %
How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores) 94 % 98 %
How often patients got better at walking or moving around 40 % 60 %
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed 38 % 52 %
How often patients got better at bathing 51 % 68 %
How often patients had less pain when moving around 42 % 64 %
How often patients’ breathing improved 20 % 58 %
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth 42 % 54 %
How often patients receiving home health care needed any urgent, unplanned care in the hospital emergency room - without being admitted to the hospital 16 % 13 %
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital 20 % 16 %