Lutheran Senior Services Home Health

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Webster Groves, Missouri (MO).

Lutheran Senior Services Home Health is a non-profit home care agency based at 723 S Laclede Station Road Mailing Address in Webster Groves, MO. The agency services an area over 700 square miles in size with over 1,260,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 2000. A total of 11,725 Medicare visits were made to 477 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $1,762,684 for these services. 1,173 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $128,048 by Medicare for these services.

Lutheran Senior Services Home Health 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 and get better at getting in and out of bed, 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.

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Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Religious Affiliations

Certification Date

11/09/2000

Address

723 S Laclede Station Road Mailing Address
Webster Groves, MO 63119

Phone Number

(314) 963-3430

Service Areas

63011, 63017, 63021, 63025, 63026, 63031, 63033, 63034, 63038, 63044, 63049, 63074, 63088, 63107, 63108, 63109, 63111, 63112, 63115, 63116, 63117, 63119, 63121, 63122, 63123, 63124, 63125, 63126, 63127, 63128, 63129, 63131, 63135, 63136, 63137, 63138, 63139, 63143, 63188, 63301, 63302, 63303, 63304, 63332, 63366, 63376
* 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
St. Louis County
36 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Missouri
164 (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
St. Louis County
33 (91.67%) Offer this Service
Missouri
147 (89.63%) 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
St. Louis County
32 (88.89%) Offer this Service
Missouri
149 (90.85%) 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
St. Louis County
33 (91.67%) Offer this Service
Missouri
159 (96.95%) 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
St. Louis County
33 (91.67%) Offer this Service
Missouri
130 (79.27%) 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
St. Louis County
34 (94.44%) Offer this Service
Missouri
160 (97.56%) 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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69.00%
St. Louis County
64.52%
Missouri
63.01%
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.

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67.00%
St. Louis County
60.40%
Missouri
62.07%
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.

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12.00%
St. Louis County
40.44%
Missouri
40.49%
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.

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62.00%
St. Louis County
59.90%
Missouri
59.84%
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.

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21.00%
St. Louis County
21.91%
Missouri
22.83%
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.

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Less Than 5.00%
St. Louis County
Less Than 5.00%
Missouri
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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52.00%
St. Louis County
41.72%
Missouri
41.79%
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.

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66.00%
St. Louis County
52.62%
Missouri
55.90%
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.

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28.00%
St. Louis County
52.85%
Missouri
49.12%
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.

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28.00%
St. Louis County
32.85%
Missouri
27.48%
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
66.00%
St. Louis County
63.58%
Missouri
68.11%
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.

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89.00%
St. Louis County
81.41%
Missouri
79.67%
United States
80.41%

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.

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477
St. Louis County Average
610
Missouri Average
419
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.

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1,173
St. Louis County Average
266
Missouri Average
1,271
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
11,725
St. Louis County Average
12,813
Missouri Average
9,531
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
$1,762,684
St. Louis County Average
$1,956,654
Missouri Average
$1,355,975
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.

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$150
St. Louis County Average
$153
Missouri Average
$142
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.

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$128,048
St. Louis County Average
$22,870
Missouri Average
$909,976
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
$3,695
St. Louis County Average
$3,206
Missouri Average
$3,237
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
$109
St. Louis County Average
$86
Missouri Average
$716
United States Average
$479

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Tuesday, September 02, 2008 4:56 PM MST

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Webster Groves at a Glance

Webster Groves has a total population of 23,230, of which 5,777 are children under the age of 18 and 4,029 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 39.7.

Total Population:
23,230
Median Age:
39.7
Males:
10,657 (45.9%)
Female:
12,573 (54.1%)
Children (0-17):
5,777 (24.9%)
Adults (18-64):
13,424 (57.8%)
Seniors (65+):
4,029 (17.3%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Webster Groves
Married:
10,621 (45.7%)
Divorced:
1,614 (6.9%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Webster Groves
Hispanic Ethnicity:
291 (1.25%)
White:
21,108 (90.87%)
African American:
1,482 (6.38%)
Asian:
280 (1.21%)
Pacific Islander:
3 (0.01%)
Indian:
39 (0.17%)
Other:
73 (0.31%)
Two or More:
245 (1.05%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Webster Groves

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.17, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

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

Wealth

The median family income is $73,998 while the median household income is $60,524. Roughly 4.69% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$73,998
Household Income:
$60,524
In Poverty:
4.69%

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