Redwood Area Hospice Home Care

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Redwood Falls, Minnesota (MN).

Redwood Area Hospice Home Care is a government run home care agency based at 100 Fallwood Road in Redwood Falls, MN. The agency services an area over 1,800 square miles in size with over 30,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1986. A total of 1,762 Medicare visits were made to 75 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $202,425 for these services. 1,473 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $1,529,222 by Medicare for these services.

Redwood Area Hospice Home Care 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 bathing, get better at taking their medicines correctly, be short of breath less often, have to be admitted to the hospital less often, and have urgent unplanned medical care less often, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to need unplanned medical care related to a wound less often, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Government - Local

Certification Date

10/10/1986

Address

100 Fallwood Road
Redwood Falls, MN 56283

Phone Number

(507) 637-4511

Geographic Coordinates

44.537001, -95.107883
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

55332, 55333, 56083, 56085, 56087, 56152, 56180, 56214, 56224, 56263, 56266, 56270, 56277, 56283, 56284, 56285, 56287, 56292, 56293
* 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
Redwood Falls
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Redwood County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Minnesota
206 (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
Redwood Falls
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Redwood County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Minnesota
183 (88.83%) 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
Redwood Falls
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Redwood County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Minnesota
157 (76.21%) 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
Redwood Falls
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Redwood County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Minnesota
190 (92.23%) 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
Redwood Falls
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Redwood County
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Minnesota
90 (43.69%) 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
Redwood Falls
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Redwood County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Minnesota
203 (98.54%) 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
71.00%
Redwood Falls
71.00%
Redwood County
71.00%
Minnesota
53.09%
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
68.00%
Redwood Falls
68.00%
Redwood County
68.00%
Minnesota
54.60%
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
40.00%
Redwood Falls
40.00%
Redwood County
40.00%
Minnesota
31.55%
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
66.00%
Redwood Falls
66.00%
Redwood County
66.00%
Minnesota
54.62%
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%
Redwood Falls
23.00%
Redwood County
23.00%
Minnesota
28.05%
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%
Redwood Falls
Less Than 5.00%
Redwood County
Less Than 5.00%
Minnesota
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
39.00%
Redwood Falls
39.00%
Redwood County
39.00%
Minnesota
33.08%
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
65.00%
Redwood Falls
65.00%
Redwood County
65.00%
Minnesota
47.24%
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
25.00%
Redwood Falls
25.00%
Redwood County
25.00%
Minnesota
32.74%
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
70.00%
Redwood Falls
70.00%
Redwood County
70.00%
Minnesota
62.07%
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
85.00%
Redwood Falls
85.00%
Redwood County
85.00%
Minnesota
71.97%
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
75
Redwood Falls Average
41
Redwood County Average
41
Minnesota Average
147
United States Average
398

Outpatients

The number of outpatients treated by this provider that were covered by Medicare Part B in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
1,473
Minnesota Average
901
United States Average
821

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
1,762
Redwood Falls Average
919
Redwood County Average
919
Minnesota Average
3,129
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
$202,425
Redwood Falls Average
$106,379
Redwood County Average
$106,379
Minnesota Average
$462,512
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
$115
Redwood Falls Average
$116
Redwood County Average
$116
Minnesota Average
$148
United States Average
$135

Medicare Outpatient Payments

The total outpatient associated Medicare Part B payments made to this provider in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$1,529,222
Minnesota Average
$365,393
United States Average
$393,100

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
$2,699
Redwood Falls Average
$2,627
Redwood County Average
$2,627
Minnesota Average
$3,145
United States Average
$4,270

Medicare Payments Per Outpatient

The average Medicare payments made to this provider per Medicare Part B covered outpatient in 2006. An outpatient is defined as a patient treated in under 24 hours at a qualifying medical facility.

Note:

These figures may include data from other departments at this facility.

This Provider This Provider
$1,038
Minnesota Average
$406
United States Average
$479

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Last Modified

Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:47 PM MST

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Nearby Home Care Agencies

  1. Home Care Agency
    Redwood County Public Health Service
    Located 0.53 miles away in Redwood Falls at 266 East Bridge Street.
  2. Home Care Agency
    Renville County Public Health..
    Located 17.66 miles away in Olivia at 410 East Depue Avenue.
Note: There are a total of 2 agencies within 25 miles of this provider.

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Redwood Falls at a Glance

Redwood Falls has a total population of 5,459, of which 1,366 are children under the age of 18 and 1,052 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 39.6.

Total Population:
5,459
Median Age:
39.6
Males:
2,618 (48.0%)
Female:
2,841 (52.0%)
Children (0-17):
1,366 (25.0%)
Adults (18-64):
3,041 (55.7%)
Seniors (65+):
1,052 (19.3%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Redwood Falls
Married:
2,434 (44.6%)
Divorced:
476 (8.7%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Redwood Falls
Hispanic Ethnicity:
105 (1.92%)
White:
5,092 (93.28%)
African American:
12 (0.22%)
Asian:
26 (0.48%)
Pacific Islander:
2 (0.04%)
Indian:
212 (3.88%)
Other:
42 (0.77%)
Two or More:
73 (1.34%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Redwood Falls

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.34, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.34 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
79
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
6
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $52,589 while the median household income is $38,812. Roughly 7.16% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$52,589
Household Income:
$38,812
In Poverty:
7.16%

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