Dallas County Health Unit

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

Dallas County Health Unit is a government run home care agency based at 201 North Spring Street in Fordyce, AR. The agency services an area over 500 square miles in size with over 10,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1966. A total of 786 Medicare visits were made to 12 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $57,729 for these services.

Dallas County Health Unit offers nursing care and home health aide services.

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Ownership Type

Government - State / County

Certification Date

07/01/1966

Address

201 North Spring Street
Fordyce, AR 71742

Phone Number

(870) 352-2911

Geographic Coordinates

33.812572, -92.410763
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

71720, 71742, 71763
* 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
Fordyce
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Dallas County
2 (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
No
Fordyce
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Dallas County
1 (50.00%) 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
No
Fordyce
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Dallas County
1 (50.00%) 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
No
Fordyce
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Dallas County
1 (50.00%) 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
No
Fordyce
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Dallas County
1 (50.00%) 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
Fordyce
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Dallas County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Arkansas
171 (99.42%) Offer this Service
United States
8,530 (97.05%) Offer this Service

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
12
Fordyce Average
156
Dallas County Average
156
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
786
Fordyce Average
7,936
Dallas County Average
7,936
Arkansas Average
6,864
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
$57,729
Fordyce Average
$1,022,927
Dallas County Average
$1,022,927
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
$73
Fordyce Average
$129
Dallas County Average
$129
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
$4,811
Fordyce Average
$6,557
Dallas County Average
$6,557
Arkansas Average
$3,929
United States Average
$4,270

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Nearby Home Care Agencies

  1. Home Care Agency
    Dallas County Medical Center Home..
    Located 0.86 miles away in Fordyce at 110 North Clifton #3.
  2. Home Care Agency
    AAA Southeast Arkansas Cleveland..
    Located 16.21 miles away in Rison at 201 Main Street.
  3. Home Care Agency
    Cleveland County Health Unit
    Located 16.38 miles away in Rison at 409 East Magnolia Street.
Note: There are a total of 3 agencies within 25 miles of this provider.

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Fordyce at a Glance

Fordyce has a total population of 4,799, of which 1,368 are children under the age of 18 and 784 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 35.6.

Total Population:
4,799
Median Age:
35.6
Males:
2,282 (47.6%)
Female:
2,517 (52.4%)
Children (0-17):
1,368 (28.5%)
Adults (18-64):
2,647 (55.2%)
Seniors (65+):
784 (16.3%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Fordyce
Married:
2,019 (42.1%)
Divorced:
391 (8.1%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Fordyce
Hispanic Ethnicity:
57 (1.19%)
White:
2,333 (48.61%)
African American:
2,383 (49.66%)
Asian:
20 (0.42%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
9 (0.19%)
Other:
36 (0.75%)
Two or More:
18 (0.38%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Fordyce

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.49, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.49 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
52
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
4
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $30,120 while the median household income is $23,297. Roughly 20.32% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$30,120
Household Income:
$23,297
In Poverty:
20.32%

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