Christiana Care VNA New Castle

Detailed report on the home care agency located in New Castle, Delaware (DE).

Christiana Care VNA New Castle is a non-profit home care agency based at One Read's Way in New Castle, DE. The agency services an area over 1,700 square miles in size with over 910,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1966. A total of 51,540 Medicare visits were made to 2,588 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $7,697,100 for these services.

Christiana Care VNA New Castle offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, medical social, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are more likely to have their bladder control improve and get better at taking their medicines correctly, when compared to other agencies in the state.

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Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Private

Certification Date

07/01/1966

Address

One Read's Way
New Castle, DE 19720

Phone Number

(302) 323-8200

Geographic Coordinates

39.7022, -75.57053
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

08260, 19013, 19061, 19137, 19311, 19317, 19342, 19347, 19348, 19350, 19352, 19357, 19363, 19374, 19701, 19702, 19703, 19706, 19707, 19708, 19709, 19710, 19711, 19713, 19714, 19720, 19730, 19731, 19732, 19733, 19734, 19736, 19801, 19802, 19803, 19804, 19805, 19806, 19807, 19808, 19809, 19810, 19901, 19904, 19933, 19934, 19938, 19946, 19947, 19956, 19958, 19963, 19966, 19968, 19971, 19973, 19977, 21921
* Zip codes where this agency provide services.

Services

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Nursing Care Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers nursing care services. Services are performed by a registered or licensed nurse. Typically, these services are only provided when; a physician orders this type of care, care must be provided on an intermittent or hourly basis, care is reasonable and necessary for the treatment of the patient's illness or injury, and the care is not custodial in nature.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
New Castle
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New Castle County
8 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Delaware
17 (100.00%) Offer this Service
United States
8,789 (100.00%) Offer this Service

Occupational Therapy Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers occupational therapy services. This service attempts to improve the patient's abilities in daily living, increase awareness of body and surroundings, improve recognition, and teach techniques to simplify tasks.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
New Castle
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New Castle County
7 (87.50%) Offer this Service
Delaware
15 (88.24%) Offer this Service
United States
7,902 (89.91%) Offer this Service

Speech Pathology Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers speech pathology services. Care givers assess, diagnose, and treat the patient's illnesses and disabilities effecting their speech, language, voice, swallowing, and cognitive communications.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
New Castle
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
New Castle County
5 (62.50%) Offer this Service
Delaware
11 (64.71%) Offer this Service
United States
7,452 (84.79%) Offer this Service

Physical Therapy Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers physical therapy services. Services may be provided by nurses, therapists, social workers or home health aides. Typical sessions are one hour in length and are on a one to one basis between the patient and the care giver. A mobile clinic or portable treatment equipment may be used.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
New Castle
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New Castle County
8 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Delaware
16 (94.12%) Offer this Service
United States
8,535 (97.11%) Offer this Service

Medical Social Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers medical social services. This service helps each patient cope with social, psychological, and medical issues arising from an illness or injury. Care givers often act as a mediator between the patient, family, medical personnel, and community.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
New Castle
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
New Castle County
5 (62.50%) Offer this Service
Delaware
11 (64.71%) Offer this Service
United States
7,155 (81.41%) Offer this Service

Home Health Aide Services

Status

Indicates whether the agency offers home health aide services. Aides provide housekeeping, personal care, and dietary services. Typically, records are kept of the services provided and the patient's condition.

This Provider This Provider
Yes
New Castle
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New Castle County
8 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Delaware
17 (100.00%) Offer this Service
United States
8,530 (97.05%) Offer this Service

Quality Measures

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Less Pain when Moving Around

The percentage of patients who have less pain when moving around. This measure identifies the frequency that pain interferes with a patients' activities. [1] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
63.00%
New Castle
63.00%
New Castle County
66.80%
Delaware
67.69%
United States
61.85%

Better at Bathing

The percentage of patients who get better at bathing. This measure identifies patients' ability to safely bathe their entire body in the shower or bath tub. [2] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
63.00%
New Castle
63.00%
New Castle County
62.60%
Delaware
58.15%
United States
62.13%

Taking Medicine Correctly

The percentage of patients who get better at taking their medicines correctly by mouth. This measure identifies patients' ability to prepare and take oral medications reliably and safely with the correct dosage and at the appropriate intervals. [3] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
47.00%
New Castle
47.00%
New Castle County
42.00%
Delaware
36.46%
United States
40.05%

Short of Breath Less Often

The percentage of patients who are short of breath less often. A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
70.00%
New Castle
70.00%
New Castle County
67.00%
Delaware
60.23%
United States
57.09%

Urgent Unplanned Medical Care

The percentage of patients who need urgent, unplanned medical care. This measure identifies if patients received any unscheduled visits to emergency medical services other than home care agency services. [4] A lower percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
22.00%
New Castle
22.00%
New Castle County
21.67%
Delaware
22.64%
United States
22.74%

Wounds Improved or Healed

The percentage of patients whose wounds improved or healed after an operation. This measure assesses patients' improvement in the status of their most problematic, and observable, surgical wound. [9] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
Less Than 5.00%
New Castle
Less Than 5.00%
New Castle County
Less Than 5.00%
Delaware
Less Than 5.00%
United States
Less Than 5.00%

Better at Walking or Moving Around

The percentage of patients who get better at walking or moving around. This measure identifies patients' ability to safely ambulate or propel themselves in a wheelchair over a variety of different surfaces. [5] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
41.00%
New Castle
41.00%
New Castle County
40.80%
Delaware
36.77%
United States
39.81%

Better at Getting In and Out of Bed

The percentage of patients who get better at getting in and out of bed. The measure identifies patients' ability to safely transfer themselves in a variety of different situations. For a bedfast patient, the ability to turn and position themselves in bed is evaluated. For a patient who is not confined to a bed, the measure identifies the ability to get in and out of bed, to get on and off a toilet, and to move into and out of a bath tub or shower. [6] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
56.00%
New Castle
56.00%
New Castle County
56.00%
Delaware
51.62%
United States
50.57%

Bladder Control Improvement

The percentage of patients whose bladder control improves. This measure assesses patients whose urinary incontinence improved. [8] A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
62.00%
New Castle
62.00%
New Castle County
53.00%
Delaware
50.46%
United States
46.56%

Admittance to the Hospital

The percentage of patients who had to be admitted to the hospital. This measure identifies patients who were admitted to a hospital for 24 hours or more while under the care of a home health agency. [7] A lower percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
28.00%
New Castle
28.00%
New Castle County
28.50%
Delaware
27.79%
United States
31.95%

Stay at Home After Care

The percentage of patients who stay at home after an episode of home health care ends. A higher percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
67.00%
New Castle
67.00%
New Castle County
67.83%
Delaware
68.57%
United States
63.67%

Unplanned Medical Care Related to a Wound

The percentage of patients who need unplanned medical care related to a wound that is new, is worse, or has become infected. A lower percentage can indicate a higher quality of care provided.

This Provider This Provider
78.00%
New Castle
78.00%
New Castle County
77.40%
Delaware
75.17%
United States
80.41%

Treatment Figures

Charts

HHA Patients

The number of home health agency patients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Parts A or B in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
2,588
New Castle Average
1,298
New Castle County Average
762
Delaware Average
666
United States Average
398

HHA Visits to Patients

The number of home health agency visits made to patients by this provider that were covered by Medicare Parts A or B in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
51,540
New Castle Average
25,873
New Castle County Average
17,659
Delaware Average
14,320
United States Average
12,553

Financials

Charts

Medicare HHA Payments

The total home health agency associated Medicare Parts A & B payments made to this provider in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
$7,697,100
New Castle Average
$3,860,628
New Castle County Average
$2,452,845
Delaware Average
$2,119,431
United States Average
$1,698,103

Medicare Payments Per HHA Visit

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Parts A & B covered home health agency visit in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
$149
New Castle Average
$149
New Castle County Average
$139
Delaware Average
$148
United States Average
$135

Medicare Payments Per HHA Patient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Parts A & B covered home health agency patient in 2006.

This Provider This Provider
$2,974
New Castle Average
$2,975
New Castle County Average
$3,219
Delaware Average
$3,183
United States Average
$4,270

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Last Modified

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 4:56 PM MST

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New Castle at a Glance

New Castle has a total population of 4,862, of which 1,060 are children under the age of 18 and 699 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 39.6.

Total Population:
4,862
Median Age:
39.6
Males:
2,280 (46.9%)
Female:
2,582 (53.1%)
Children (0-17):
1,060 (21.8%)
Adults (18-64):
3,103 (63.8%)
Seniors (65+):
699 (14.4%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in New Castle
Married:
2,179 (44.8%)
Divorced:
354 (7.3%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in New Castle
Hispanic Ethnicity:
117 (2.41%)
White:
3,767 (77.48%)
African American:
982 (20.20%)
Asian:
19 (0.39%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
12 (0.25%)
Other:
41 (0.84%)
Two or More:
41 (0.84%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in New Castle

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.32, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.32 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
55
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
14
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $56,368 while the median household income is $52,449. Roughly 5.41% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$56,368
Household Income:
$52,449
In Poverty:
5.41%

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