WESTERN PENNSYLVANIA HOME HEALTH ASSOCIATION

Type of Ownership: Non - Profit Private

Offers Nursing Care Services: No

Offers Physical Therapy Services: No

Offers Occupational Therapy Services: No

Offers Speech Pathology Services: No

Offers Medical Social Services: No

Offers Home Health Aide Services: No

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
97.7%
94%
93.6%
Taking medications
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs
99.2%
98.30%
97.8%
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth
87.8%
63.30%
62.3%
Checked risk of falling
How often the home health team checked patients risk of falling
99.6%
99.60%
99.5%
Checked for depression
How often the home health team checked patients for depression
100%
98.40%
97.9%
Pain Treatment
How often the home health team checked patients for pain
0%

How often the home health team treated their patients pain
0%

Shots
How often the home health team determined whether patients received a flu shot for the current flu season
84.9%
79.50%
77.2%
How often the home health team determined whether their patients received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot)
98.4%
83.30%
80.3%
Diabetes and foot care
With diabetes, how often the home health team got doctors orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care
99.3%
97.10%
97.2%
Heart failure symptoms
How often the home health team treated heart failure (weakening of the heart) patients symptoms
0%

Pressure sores (bed sores)
How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores)
0%

How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care
0%

How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores)
0%

Patient improvement
How often patients got better at walking or moving around
92.6%
74.30%
72.4%
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed
71.2%
72.60%
69.7%
How often patients got better at bathing
100%
75.40%
75.3%
How often patients had less pain when moving around
100%
75.40%
75.5%
How often patients breathing improved
96.6%
76.30%
74.3%
How often patients wounds improved or healed after an operation
0%
90.80%
90.7%
Admitted to the hospital
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital
11.9%
17.10%
16.2%

Phone

  • (412) 421-0909

Address

  • 4372 MURRAY AVENUE
    PITTSBURGH, PA 15217
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