MERITUS HOME HEALTH

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: 5/4/1984

MERITUS HOME HEALTH
State Average
National Average
Care in a timely manner
How often the home health team began their patients care in a timely manner
90.1%
92.1%
92.50%
Taking medications
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs
98.7%
96.9%
96.30%
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth
50.8%
61.2%
57.30%
Checked risk of falling
How often the home health team checked patients risk of falling
99.9%
99.5%
99.30%
Checked for depression
How often the home health team checked patients for depression
99.6%
97.3%
97.90%
Pain Treatment
How often the home health team checked patients for pain
96.6%
98.6%
99%
How often the home health team treated their patients pain
98.3%
99.1%
99%
Shots
How often the home health team determined whether patients received a flu shot for the current flu season
73.8%
78.5%
72.70%
How often the home health team determined whether their patients received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot)
78.1%
78.8%
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
96.7%
96.9%
96.20%
Heart failure symptoms
How often the home health team treated heart failure (weakening of the heart) patients symptoms
92.8%
97.1%
98.20%
Pressure sores (bed sores)
How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores)
97.4%
98.2%
97.90%
How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care
99%
98.5%
98.40%
How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores)
99.1%
99.5%
98.80%
Patient improvement
How often patients got better at walking or moving around
60.4%
69.9%
67.60%
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed
60.9%
67.2%
63.90%
How often patients got better at bathing
68.1%
73.6%
71.50%
How often patients had less pain when moving around
62.4%
74%
71.20%
How often patients breathing improved
71.8%
77.8%
70.10%
How often patients wounds improved or healed after an operation
84.3%
91%
90%
Admitted to the hospital
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital
16.5%
16%
16.20%

Phone

  • (301) 766-7800

Address

  • 1799 HOWELL ROAD
    HAGERSTOWN, MD 21740
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