Tender Loving Care

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Gulfport, Mississippi (MS).

Tender Loving Care is a for-profit home care agency based at 520 East Pass Road Sute B&C in Gulfport, MS. The agency services an area over 4,200 square miles in size with over 470,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 2002. A total of 23,574 Medicare visits were made to 705 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $3,175,905 for these services.

Tender Loving 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 walking or moving around, get better at getting in and out of bed, and have urgent unplanned medical care less often, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to have improvement in bladder control and get better at taking their medicines correctly, when compared to other state home care agencies.

Overall Rating

Not Yet Rated
Based Upon 0 User Reviews | Review Now! Rate this Home Care Agency

Ownership Type

Proprietary

Certification Date

10/08/2002

Address

520 East Pass Road Sute B&C
Gulfport, MS 39507

Phone Number

(228) 897-7970

Service Areas

36560, 37501, 38562, 38563, 39452, 39456, 39466, 39470, 39501, 39503, 39507, 39520, 39525, 39530, 39531, 39532, 39533, 39540, 39553, 39555, 39556, 39558, 39560, 39561, 39562, 39563, 39564, 39565, 39566, 39567, 39568, 39571, 39572, 39573, 39574, 39576, 39577, 39581, 39652, 39663, 39667
* Zip codes where this agency provide services.

Services

Charts

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
Gulfport
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Harrison County
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Mississippi
55 (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
Gulfport
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Harrison County
4 (80.00%) Offer this Service
Mississippi
47 (85.45%) 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
Gulfport
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Harrison County
4 (80.00%) Offer this Service
Mississippi
47 (85.45%) 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
Gulfport
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Harrison County
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Mississippi
52 (94.55%) 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
Gulfport
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Harrison County
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Mississippi
51 (92.73%) 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
Gulfport
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Harrison County
5 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Mississippi
55 (100.00%) Offer this Service
United States
8,530 (97.05%) Offer this Service

Quality Measures

Charts

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
68.00%
Gulfport
64.50%
Harrison County
65.75%
Mississippi
61.69%
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
69.00%
Gulfport
68.50%
Harrison County
71.75%
Mississippi
62.22%
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
29.00%
Gulfport
40.50%
Harrison County
44.50%
Mississippi
44.24%
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
54.00%
Gulfport
56.50%
Harrison County
57.00%
Mississippi
57.76%
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
15.00%
Gulfport
17.00%
Harrison County
24.00%
Mississippi
26.32%
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%
Gulfport
Less Than 5.00%
Harrison County
Less Than 5.00%
Mississippi
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
50.00%
Gulfport
48.50%
Harrison County
51.50%
Mississippi
41.66%
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
69.00%
Gulfport
69.00%
Harrison County
63.00%
Mississippi
52.41%
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
35.00%
Gulfport
42.50%
Harrison County
50.75%
Mississippi
49.80%
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
35.00%
Gulfport
27.50%
Harrison County
38.20%
Mississippi
39.75%
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
59.00%
Gulfport
68.50%
Harrison County
57.00%
Mississippi
55.60%
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
77.00%
Gulfport
76.00%
Harrison County
80.75%
Mississippi
87.59%
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
705
Gulfport Average
918
Harrison County Average
709
Mississippi Average
836
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
23,574
Gulfport Average
26,187
Harrison County Average
21,726
Mississippi Average
32,086
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
$3,175,905
Gulfport Average
$3,670,104
Harrison County Average
$3,108,144
Mississippi Average
$4,256,880
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
$135
Gulfport Average
$140
Harrison County Average
$143
Mississippi Average
$133
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
$4,505
Gulfport Average
$4,000
Harrison County Average
$4,385
Mississippi Average
$5,092
United States Average
$4,270

Reviews and Ratings

 (Details have not been substantiated)
No ratings or reviews have been completed. Write the first review!

Discussions

 (Details have not been substantiated)

Home health for disabled chld

Home health for disabled chld
Details:

I am the parent of an autistic child. I cannot work at this time. I wonder to know if I could get paid to be my child's home heath provider?

Replies:
0
Member:
Anonymous
Date:
Friday, December 03, 2010 4:54 PM MST

Supplemental

References

Last Modified

Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:48 PM MST

Indicates the latest change to the core data for this provider. It does not reflect changes from user input, such as reviews and discussions.

Disclosure

CiteHealth is not associated with Tender Loving Care. We do not endorse, sponsor, or take financial incentives from this provider.

Updates & Additional Information

We appreciate any verifiable updates or additional information you may have on this provider.

Newest Reviews

Gulfport at a Glance

Gulfport has a total population of 71,127, of which 18,509 are children under the age of 18 and 8,107 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 33.6.

Total Population:
71,127
Median Age:
33.6
Males:
35,244 (49.6%)
Female:
35,883 (50.4%)
Children (0-17):
18,509 (26.0%)
Adults (18-64):
44,511 (62.6%)
Seniors (65+):
8,107 (11.4%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Gulfport
Married:
27,768 (39.0%)
Divorced:
8,093 (11.4%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Gulfport
Hispanic Ethnicity:
1,814 (2.55%)
White:
44,229 (62.18%)
African American:
23,848 (33.53%)
Asian:
891 (1.25%)
Pacific Islander:
65 (0.09%)
Indian:
305 (0.43%)
Other:
622 (0.87%)
Two or More:
1,167 (1.64%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Gulfport

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.42, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.42 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
3
Doctors:
387
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
2
Nursing Homes:
3
Medical Suppliers:
46
Rehab Centers:
1

Wealth

The median family income is $39,213 while the median household income is $32,779. Roughly 16.90% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$39,213
Household Income:
$32,779
In Poverty:
16.90%

Nearby Doctors

Note: These physicians are not associated with this provider. However, an office is nearby.

Health Management Tools

Support for your Organization

If you represent a health care provider, government entity, library or university, we would like to support you. See our organization support page to see how we can help.