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

commonwealth home health inc

425 main st
south boston, VA 24592
Phone: 434-572-1312
Medicare Provider #: 497021
Medicare Certified: 7/25/1985
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 93 % 92 %
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs 99 % 94 %
How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling 99 % 98 %
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 74 % 75 %
How often the home health team determined whether their patients received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot) 76 % 75 %
For patients with diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor’s orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care 100 % 95 %
How often the home health team checked patients for pain 100 % 99 %
How often the home health team treated their patients’ pain 100 % 99 %
How often the home health team treated heart failure (weakening of the heart) patients’ symptoms 100 % 98 %
How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) 100 % 97 %
How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care 100 % 98 %
How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores) 100 % 99 %
How often patients got better at walking or moving around 56 % 63 %
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed 45 % 60 %
How often patients got better at bathing 48 % 66 %
How often patients had less pain when moving around 63 % 68 %
How often patients’ breathing improved 53 % 68 %
How often patients’ wounds improved or healed after an operation 76 % 90 %
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth 33 % 53 %
How often patients receiving home health care needed any urgent, unplanned care in the hospital emergency room - without being admitted to the hospital 16 % 13 %
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital 19 % 17 %