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

first call homecare

14480 e 42 street south
independence, MO 64055
Phone: 816-373-9688
Medicare Provider #: 267617
Medicare Certified: 10/17/2008
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 51 % 92 %
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs 94 % 92 %
How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling 99 % 98 %
How often the home health team checked patients for depression 99 % 99 %
How often the home health team determined whether patients received a flu shot for the current flu season 49 % 76 %
How often the home health team determined whether their patients received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot) 43 % 76 %
For patients with diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor’s orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care 98 % 93 %
How often the home health team checked patients for pain 93 % 99 %
How often the home health team treated their patients’ pain 99 % 98 %
How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) 98 % 96 %
How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care 86 % 98 %
How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores) 94 % 99 %
How often patients got better at walking or moving around 62 % 62 %
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed 69 % 60 %
How often patients got better at bathing 73 % 68 %
How often patients had less pain when moving around 73 % 66 %
How often patients’ breathing improved 78 % 66 %
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth 51 % 51 %
How often patients receiving home health care needed any urgent, unplanned care in the hospital emergency room - without being admitted to the hospital 12 % 12 %
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital 22 % 16 %