Yell County Health Unit

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Danville, Arkansas (AR).

Yell County Health Unit is a government run home care agency based at 1309 East Eighth Street in Danville, AR. The agency services an area over 1,200 square miles in size with over 10,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1986. A total of 2,290 Medicare visits were made to 42 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $156,099 for these services.

Yell County Health Unit offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, medical social, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are more likely to have urgent unplanned medical care less often, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to get better at walking or moving around, get better at getting in and out of bed, have less pain when moving around, and have to be admitted to the hospital less often, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Government - State / County

Certification Date

05/13/1986

Address

1309 East Eighth Street
Danville, AR 72833

Phone Number

(479) 495-7615

Geographic Coordinates

35.05376, -93.37751
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

72824, 72827, 72828, 72833, 72837, 72838, 72841, 72842, 72853, 72857, 72860
* 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
Danville
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Yell County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
172 (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
Danville
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Yell County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
91 (52.91%) 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
Danville
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Yell County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
98 (56.98%) 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
Danville
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Yell County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
162 (94.19%) 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
Danville
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Yell County
2 (66.67%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
64 (37.21%) 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
Danville
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Yell County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
171 (99.42%) 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
38.00%
Danville
51.00%
Yell County
55.00%
Arkansas
60.76%
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
51.00%
Danville
54.00%
Yell County
53.33%
Arkansas
61.40%
United States
62.13%

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
43.00%
Danville
49.50%
Yell County
42.00%
Arkansas
51.73%
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
Less Than 5.00%
Danville
20.50%
Yell County
14.67%
Arkansas
24.40%
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%
Danville
Less Than 5.00%
Yell County
Less Than 5.00%
Arkansas
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
18.00%
Danville
29.50%
Yell County
26.00%
Arkansas
39.06%
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
35.00%
Danville
36.50%
Yell County
39.33%
Arkansas
48.59%
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
49.00%
Danville
48.50%
Yell County
38.67%
Arkansas
35.64%
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
50.00%
Danville
48.50%
Yell County
56.00%
Arkansas
59.42%
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
42
Danville Average
138
Yell County Average
112
Arkansas Average
192
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
2,290
Danville Average
4,867
Yell County Average
4,345
Arkansas Average
6,864
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
$156,099
Danville Average
$469,889
Yell County Average
$398,351
Arkansas Average
$753,495
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
$68
Danville Average
$97
Yell County Average
$92
Arkansas Average
$110
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
$3,717
Danville Average
$3,417
Yell County Average
$3,567
Arkansas Average
$3,929
United States Average
$4,270

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Last Modified

Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:48 PM MST

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Note: There are a total of 4 agencies within 25 miles of this provider.

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Danville at a Glance

Danville has a total population of 2,392, of which 629 are children under the age of 18 and 349 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 30.3.

Total Population:
2,392
Median Age:
30.3
Males:
1,248 (52.2%)
Female:
1,144 (47.8%)
Children (0-17):
629 (26.3%)
Adults (18-64):
1,414 (59.1%)
Seniors (65+):
349 (14.6%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Danville
Married:
1,129 (47.2%)
Divorced:
140 (5.9%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Danville
Hispanic Ethnicity:
1,040 (43.48%)
White:
1,560 (65.22%)
African American:
44 (1.84%)
Asian:
31 (1.30%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
14 (0.59%)
Other:
702 (29.35%)
Two or More:
41 (1.71%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Danville

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.38, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.38 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
20
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
2
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $29,185 while the median household income is $26,506. Roughly 19.40% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$29,185
Household Income:
$26,506
In Poverty:
19.40%

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