AMERICARE IN HOME NURSING

Type of Ownership: Proprietary

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: 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
98.9%
92.1%
92.50%
Taking medications
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs
97.5%
96.9%
96.30%
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth
69%
61.2%
57.30%
Checked risk of falling
How often the home health team checked patients risk of falling
99.3%
99.5%
99.30%
Checked for depression
How often the home health team checked patients for depression
100%
97.3%
97.90%
Pain Treatment
How often the home health team checked patients for pain
98.4%
98.6%
99%
How often the home health team treated their patients pain
100%
99.1%
99%
Shots
How often the home health team determined whether patients received a flu shot for the current flu season
54.3%
78.5%
72.70%
How often the home health team determined whether their patients received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot)
75.3%
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
100%
96.9%
96.20%
Heart failure symptoms
How often the home health team treated heart failure (weakening of the heart) patients symptoms
%
97.1%
98.20%
Pressure sores (bed sores)
How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores)
100%
98.2%
97.90%
How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care
100%
98.5%
98.40%
How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores)
97.3%
99.5%
98.80%
Patient improvement
How often patients got better at walking or moving around
59.1%
69.9%
67.60%
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed
76.1%
67.2%
63.90%
How often patients got better at bathing
70.9%
73.6%
71.50%
How often patients had less pain when moving around
80.1%
74%
71.20%
How often patients breathing improved
89.2%
77.8%
70.10%
How often patients wounds improved or healed after an operation
80.9%
91%
90%
Admitted to the hospital
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital
13.6%
16%
16.20%

Phone

  • (800) 296-9002

Address

  • 10905 FORT WASHINGTON ROAD
    FORT WASHINGTON, MD 20744
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