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better care home health inc

  • 90 main st third floor
  • leominster, MA 01453
  • Phone: 978-537-2273
  • Medicare Provider #: 227567
  • Medicare Certified: 10/4/2013
  • Ownership Type: Proprietary

Services Offered

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

Quality of Care Report    Updated 9-12-16

Description of Measure
Agency Score
State Average
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital
18 %
17 %
 
How often patients got better at bathing
72 %
70 %
 
How often patients got better at walking or moving around
78 %
68 %
 
How often patients receiving home health care needed any urgent, unplanned care in the hospital emergency room - without being admitted to the hospital
8 %
12 %
 
How often the home health team began their patients’ care in a timely manner
93 %
94 %
 
How often the home health team checked patients for depression
100 %
98 %
 
How often the home health team checked patients for pain
100 %
99 %
 
How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores)
98 %
99 %
 
How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling
100 %
99 %
 
How often the home health team made sure that their patients have received a flu shot for the current flu season
54 %
70 %
 
How often the home health team made sure that their patients have received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot)
73 %
74 %
 
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs
98 %
97 %
 
How often the home health team treated their patients’ pain
100 %
99 %
 

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