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

american home care

211 west moore avenue
terrell, TX 75160
Phone: 972-524-5800
Medicare Provider #: 679050
Medicare Certified: 7/11/2001
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 90 % 91 %
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs 94 % 93 %
How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling 99 % 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 79 % 73 %
How often the home health team determined whether their patients received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot) 80 % 73 %
For patients with diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor’s orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care 98 % 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 treated heart failure (weakening of the heart) patients’ symptoms 97 % 98 %
How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) 99 % 96 %
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 checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores) 97 % 97 %
How often patients got better at walking or moving around 54 % 56 %
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed 52 % 48 %
How often patients got better at bathing 57 % 63 %
How often patients had less pain when moving around 51 % 57 %
How often patients’ breathing improved 46 % 50 %
How often patients’ wounds improved or healed after an operation 92 % 88 %
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth 41 % 45 %
How often patients receiving home health care needed any urgent, unplanned care in the hospital emergency room - without being admitted to the hospital 13 % 12 %
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital 15 % 15 %