Active Community Nursing

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Auburn, Michigan (MI).

Active Community Nursing is a for-profit home care agency based at 4600 Garfield Road Suite 300B in Auburn, MI. The agency services an area over 2,600 square miles in size with over 470,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 2006. A total of 60 Medicare visits were made to 7 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $19,979 for these services.

Active Community Nursing offers nursing care, physical therapy, speech pathology, and medical social services. Patients of this agency are more likely to get better at bathing and have urgent unplanned medical care less often, when compared to other agencies in the state.

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Facility Rating

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Ownership Type

Proprietary

Certification Date

07/20/2006

Address

4600 Garfield Road Suite 300B
Auburn, MI 48611

Phone Number

(989) 662-2143

Geographic Coordinates

43.603613, -84.089382
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

48415, 48458, 48601, 48602, 48603, 48611, 48612, 48616, 48623, 48625, 48631, 48634, 48637, 48640, 48642, 48650, 48658, 48659, 48661, 48703, 48706, 48708, 48723, 48732, 48733, 48734, 48741, 48747, 48750, 48757, 48759, 48767, 48768, 48867
* 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
Bay County
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Michigan
369 (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
No
Bay County
4 (80.00%) Offer this Service
Michigan
360 (97.56%) 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
Bay County
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Michigan
340 (92.14%) 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
Bay County
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Michigan
367 (99.46%) 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
Bay County
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Michigan
358 (97.02%) 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
No
Bay County
4 (80.00%) Offer this Service
Michigan
362 (98.10%) 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.

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78.00%
Bay County
70.50%
Michigan
66.23%
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
81.00%
Bay County
72.50%
Michigan
64.94%
United States
62.13%

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
6.00%
Bay County
21.00%
Michigan
20.90%
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%
Bay County
Less Than 5.00%
Michigan
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.

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43.00%
Bay County
48.00%
Michigan
39.89%
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
59.00%
Bay County
57.50%
Michigan
54.37%
United States
50.57%

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
27.00%
Bay County
32.00%
Michigan
27.98%
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
71.00%
Bay County
65.25%
Michigan
68.50%
United States
63.67%

Treatment Figures

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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
7
Bay County Average
778
Michigan Average
513
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
60
Bay County Average
15,009
Michigan Average
12,002
United States Average
12,553

Financials

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Medicare HHA Payments

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

This Provider This Provider
$19,979
Bay County Average
$2,265,324
Michigan Average
$1,964,601
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
$333
Bay County Average
$151
Michigan Average
$164
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
$2,854
Bay County Average
$2,912
Michigan Average
$3,830
United States Average
$4,270

Reviews and Ratings

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Insurance:
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Great staff, very professional, and personable. They were on time for their appointments, could not have asked for any better care.

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Last Modified

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Auburn at a Glance

Auburn has a total population of 2,011, of which 515 are children under the age of 18 and 274 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 37.2.

Total Population:
2,011
Median Age:
37.2
Males:
966 (48.0%)
Female:
1,045 (52.0%)
Children (0-17):
515 (25.6%)
Adults (18-64):
1,222 (60.8%)
Seniors (65+):
274 (13.6%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Auburn
Married:
897 (44.6%)
Divorced:
176 (8.8%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Auburn
Hispanic Ethnicity:
48 (2.39%)
White:
1,961 (97.51%)
African American:
7 (0.35%)
Asian:
6 (0.30%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
11 (0.55%)
Other:
7 (0.35%)
Two or More:
19 (0.94%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Auburn

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.26, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.26 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
36
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
0
Medical Suppliers:
3
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $51,442 while the median household income is $42,014. Roughly 6.46% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$51,442
Household Income:
$42,014
In Poverty:
6.46%

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