bremer county health department

  • 403 3rd street se
  • waverly, IA 50677
  • Phone: 319-352-2990
  • Medicare Provider #: 167237
  • Medicare Certified: 4/18/1995

Services Offered

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

About This Agency:

The Bremer County Health Department is a Medicare and Medicaid Certified Home Health Agency.  Skilled nursing at home is more affordable, and often with better results and shorter recovery time than institutionalized options. The BCHD has experienced home health professionals available for your needs 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.

Quality of Care Report    Updated: 4-29-2021

Description of Measure
Agency Score
How often the home health team began their patients' care in a timely manner
88 %
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs
96 %
How often the home health team checked patients' risk of falling
100 %
How often the home health team checked patients for depression
99 %
How often the home health team determined whether patients received a flu shot for the current flu season
85 %
How often the home health team made sure that their patients received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot)
94 %
With diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor's orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care
88 %
How often patients got better at walking or moving around
95 %
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed
92 %
How often patients got better at bathing
100 %
How often patients' breathing improved
88 %
How often patients' wounds improved or healed after an operation
Not Available
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth
99 %
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital
17 %
How often patients receiving home health care needed urgent, unplanned care in the ER without being admitted
13 %
Changes in skin integrity post-acute care: pressure ulcer/injury
0 %
How often physician-recommended actions to address medication issues were completely timely
32 %

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