WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA HOME HEALTH ASSOCIATION

Type of Ownership: Private

Offers Nursing Care Services: Yes

Offers Physical Therapy Services: Yes

Offers Occupational Therapy Services: Yes

Offers Speech Pathology Services: Yes

Offers Medical Social Services: Yes

Offers Home Health Aide Services: Yes

Date Certified: 2/17/2010

WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA HOME HEALTH ASSOCIATION
State Average
National Average
Care in a timely manner
How often the home health team began their patients care in a timely manner
%
93%
92%
Taking medications
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs
%
94%
92%
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth
%
52%
51%
Checked risk of falling
How often the home health team checked patients risk of falling
%
98%
97%
Checked for depression
How often the home health team checked patients for depression
%
98%
98%
Pain Treatment
How often the home health team checked patients for pain
%
99%
99%
How often the home health team treated their patients pain
%
99%
98%
Shots
How often the home health team determined whether patients received a flu shot for the current flu season
%
77%
71%
How often the home health team determined whether their patients received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot)
%
75%
70%
Diabetes and foot care
With diabetes, how often the home health team got doctors orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care
%
96%
94%
Heart failure symptoms
How often the home health team treated heart failure (weakening of the heart) patients symptoms
%
99%
98%
Pressure sores (bed sores)
How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores)
%
97%
96%
How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care
%
98%
97%
How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores)
%
99%
98%
Patient improvement
How often patients got better at walking or moving around
%
63%
61%
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed
%
59%
56%
How often patients got better at bathing
%
68%
67%
How often patients had less pain when moving around
%
68%
68%
How often patients breathing improved
%
68%
64%
How often patients wounds improved or healed after an operation
%
87%
89%
Admitted to the hospital
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital
%
17%
16%

Phone

  • (412) 421-0909

Address

  • 4372 MURRAY AVENUE
    PITTSBURGH, PA 15217
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