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americare homehealth services

  • ave lauro pinero # 110
  • ceiba, PR 00735
  • Phone: 787-885-2777
  • Medicare Provider #: 407019
  • Medicare Certified: 9/24/1981
  • 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
For patients with diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor’s orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care
96 %
93 %
 
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital
12 %
16 %
 
How often patients got better at bathing
74 %
74 %
 
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed
64 %
63 %
 
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth
59 %
58 %
 
How often patients got better at walking or moving around
70 %
70 %
 
How often patients had less pain when moving around
81 %
85 %
 
How often patients receiving home health care needed any urgent, unplanned care in the hospital emergency room - without being admitted to the hospital
16 %
10 %
 
How often patients’ breathing improved
71 %
81 %
 
How often patients’ wounds improved or healed after an operation
95 %
95 %
 
How often the home health team began their patients’ care in a timely manner
84 %
90 %
 
How often the home health team checked patients for depression
95 %
97 %
 
How often the home health team checked patients for pain
96 %
98 %
 
How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores)
95 %
98 %
 
How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling
100 %
99 %
 
How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care
99 %
97 %
 
How often the home health team made sure that their patients have received a flu shot for the current flu season
18 %
19 %
 
How often the home health team made sure that their patients have received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot)
26 %
18 %
 
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs
81 %
92 %
 
How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores)
97 %
93 %
 
How often the home health team treated their patients’ pain
97 %
92 %
 

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