Professional Home Care, Inc

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

Professional Home Care, Inc is a for-profit home care agency based at 2920 Oakwood Boulevard in Melvindale, MI. The agency services an area with over 480,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 2003. A total of 3,342 Medicare visits were made to 125 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $658,916 for these services.

Professional Home Care, Inc offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, medical social, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are more likely to get better at getting in and out of bed, have less pain when moving around, get better at taking their medicines correctly, and be short of breath less often, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to get better at walking or moving around, have improvement in bladder control, have to be admitted to the hospital less often, and stay at home after home health care ends, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Proprietary

Certification Date

09/12/2003

Address

2920 Oakwood Boulevard
Melvindale, MI 48122

Phone Number

(313) 294-9220

Geographic Coordinates

42.283012, -83.173014
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

48088, 48126, 48146, 48184, 48187, 48201, 48202, 48203, 48205, 48206, 48207, 48208, 48210, 48214, 48341, 48342
* 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
Wayne County
65 (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
Yes
Wayne County
65 (100.00%) 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
Wayne County
64 (98.46%) 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
Wayne County
65 (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
Wayne County
64 (98.46%) 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
Yes
Wayne County
65 (100.00%) 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.

This Provider This Provider
91.00%
Wayne County
70.32%
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
62.00%
Wayne County
67.00%
Michigan
64.94%
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
69.00%
Wayne County
46.16%
Michigan
42.86%
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
81.00%
Wayne County
64.93%
Michigan
62.65%
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
23.00%
Wayne County
19.96%
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%
Wayne 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.

This Provider This Provider
31.00%
Wayne County
40.14%
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
68.00%
Wayne County
55.26%
Michigan
54.37%
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
25.00%
Wayne County
55.00%
Michigan
52.55%
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
42.00%
Wayne County
28.49%
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
55.00%
Wayne County
68.49%
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
125
Wayne County Average
444
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
3,342
Wayne County Average
10,561
Michigan Average
12,002
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
$658,916
Wayne County Average
$1,828,153
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
$197
Wayne County Average
$173
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
$5,271
Wayne County Average
$4,121
Michigan Average
$3,830
United States Average
$4,270

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Last Modified

Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:48 PM MST

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Melvindale at a Glance

Melvindale has a total population of 10,735, of which 2,621 are children under the age of 18 and 1,448 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 35.7.

Total Population:
10,735
Median Age:
35.7
Males:
5,262 (49.0%)
Female:
5,473 (51.0%)
Children (0-17):
2,621 (24.4%)
Adults (18-64):
6,666 (62.1%)
Seniors (65+):
1,448 (13.5%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Melvindale
Married:
3,967 (37.0%)
Divorced:
1,373 (12.8%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Melvindale
Hispanic Ethnicity:
955 (8.90%)
White:
9,382 (87.40%)
African American:
565 (5.26%)
Asian:
138 (1.29%)
Pacific Islander:
4 (0.04%)
Indian:
80 (0.75%)
Other:
257 (2.39%)
Two or More:
309 (2.88%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Melvindale

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.44, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.44 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
1
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
0
Medical Suppliers:
4
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $46,759 while the median household income is $37,954. Roughly 11.40% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$46,759
Household Income:
$37,954
In Poverty:
11.40%

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