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
87.6%
92.7%
92.50%
Taking medications
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs
98.5%
96.9%
96.30%
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth
89.2%
58.7%
57.30%
Checked risk of falling
How often the home health team checked patients risk of falling
99.6%
99.3%
99.30%
Checked for depression
How often the home health team checked patients for depression
100%
98.3%
97.90%
Pain Treatment
How often the home health team checked patients for pain
99.6%
99.1%
99%
How often the home health team treated their patients pain
100%
99%
99%
Shots
How often the home health team determined whether patients received a flu shot for the current flu season
93.9%
75.5%
72.70%
How often the home health team determined whether their patients received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot)
95.6%
78.6%
75.20%
Diabetes and foot care
With diabetes, how often the home health team got doctors orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care
100%
96.2%
96.20%
Heart failure symptoms
How often the home health team treated heart failure (weakening of the heart) patients symptoms
%
98.4%
98.20%
Pressure sores (bed sores)
How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores)
100%
97.6%
97.90%
How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care
100%
98.7%
98.40%
How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores)
99.2%
99.3%
98.80%
Patient improvement
How often patients got better at walking or moving around
86.5%
69.5%
67.60%
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed
61.2%
67%
63.90%
How often patients got better at bathing
98.1%
72%
71.50%
How often patients had less pain when moving around
100%
71.6%
71.20%
How often patients breathing improved
94.3%
73.1%
70.10%
How often patients wounds improved or healed after an operation
%
89.8%
90%
Admitted to the hospital
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital
30.9%
16.9%
16.20%

Phone

  • (412) 421-0909

Address

  • 4372 MURRAY AVENUE
    PITTSBURGH, PA 15217
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