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

step by step home health care

2507 s cage blvd ste 100
pharr, TX 78577
Phone: 956-961-4288
Medicare Provider #: 677980
Medicare Certified: 6/27/2006
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 % 91 %
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs 97 % 93 %
How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling 98 % 99 %
How often the home health team checked patients for depression 98 % 97 %
How often the home health team determined whether patients received a flu shot for the current flu season 56 % 73 %
How often the home health team determined whether their patients received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot) 25 % 73 %
For patients with diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor’s orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care 100 % 94 %
How often the home health team checked patients for pain 99 % 99 %
How often the home health team treated their patients’ pain 100 % 98 %
How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) 96 % 96 %
How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care 92 % 97 %
How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores) 95 % 97 %
How often patients got better at walking or moving around 44 % 56 %
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed 28 % 48 %
How often patients got better at bathing 43 % 63 %
How often patients had less pain when moving around 15 % 57 %
How often patients’ breathing improved 15 % 50 %
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth 36 % 45 %
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 home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital 19 % 15 %