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

americare certified special services, inc chha

5923 strickland avenue
brooklyn, NY 11234
Phone: 718-259-9300
Medicare Provider #: 337290
Medicare Certified: 2/1/1993
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 95 % 94 %
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs 99 % 92 %
How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling 98 % 97 %
How often the home health team checked patients for depression 100 % 98 %
How often the home health team determined whether patients received a flu shot for the current flu season 73 % 66 %
How often the home health team determined whether their patients received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot) 57 % 61 %
For patients with diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor’s orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care 97 % 96 %
How often the home health team checked patients for pain 98 % 99 %
How often the home health team treated their patients’ pain 98 % 99 %
How often the home health team treated heart failure (weakening of the heart) patients’ symptoms 99 % 98 %
How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) 99 % 97 %
How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care 98 % 98 %
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 49 % 60 %
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed 45 % 55 %
How often patients got better at bathing 52 % 64 %
How often patients had less pain when moving around 60 % 68 %
How often patients’ breathing improved 55 % 66 %
How often patients’ wounds improved or healed after an operation 74 % 89 %
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth 32 % 51 %
How often patients receiving home health care needed any urgent, unplanned care in the hospital emergency room - without being admitted to the hospital 6 % 10 %
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital 16 % 17 %