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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


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 87 % 94 %
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs 92 % 89 %
How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling 99 % 98 %
How often the home health team checked patients for depression 87 % 98 %
How often the home health team made sure that their patients have received a flu shot for the current flu season 37 % 67 %
How often the home health team made sure that their patients have received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot) 34 % 68 %
For patients with diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor’s orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care 100 % 93 %
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 97 % 97 %
How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) 100 % 95 %
How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care 98 % 97 %
How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores) 91 % 98 %
How often patients got better at walking or moving around 40 % 62 %
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed 28 % 54 %
How often patients got better at bathing 48 % 69 %
How often patients had less pain when moving around 32 % 65 %
How often patients’ breathing improved 25 % 59 %
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 17 % 14 %
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital 19 % 16 %