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AMERICARE IN HOME NURSING

Type of Ownership: Proprietary

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: 12/5/2003

AMERICARE IN HOME NURSING
State Average
National Average
Care in a timely manner
How often the home health team began their patients care in a timely manner
95.7%
94%
93.6%
Taking medications
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs
94.4%
98.80%
97.8%
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth
71.9%
67.60%
62.3%
Checked risk of falling
How often the home health team checked patients risk of falling
99.1%
99.60%
99.5%
Checked for depression
How often the home health team checked patients for depression
98.9%
97.30%
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
79.2%
82.80%
77.2%
How often the home health team determined whether their patients received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot)
90.3%
82.70%
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
97.6%
98.10%
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
73.5%
76.10%
72.4%
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed
82.7%
74.80%
69.7%
How often patients got better at bathing
74.4%
78.80%
75.3%
How often patients had less pain when moving around
73.9%
79.10%
75.5%
How often patients breathing improved
88.4%
82.20%
74.3%
How often patients wounds improved or healed after an operation
89.6%
92.30%
90.7%
Admitted to the hospital
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital
14%
15.80%
16.2%

Phone

  • (800) 296-9002

Address

  • 10905 FORT WASHINGTON ROAD
    FORT WASHINGTON, MD 20744
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