Izard County Health Unit

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

Izard County Health Unit is a government run home care agency based at 1015 Haley Street in Melbourne, AR. The agency services an area over 1,100 square miles in size with over 40,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1968. A total of 4,602 Medicare visits were made to 87 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $370,408 for these services.

Izard County Health Unit offers nursing care, physical therapy, 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, have their bladder control improve, get better at bathing, get better at taking their medicines correctly, have to be admitted to the hospital less often, and need unplanned medical care related to a wound less often, when compared to other agencies in the state.

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Ownership Type

Government - State / County

Certification Date

07/10/1968

Address

1015 Haley Street
Melbourne, AR 72556

Phone Number

(870) 368-4966

Geographic Coordinates

36.054949, -91.890473
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

72501, 72512, 72513, 72517, 72519, 72532, 72536, 72540, 72556, 72561, 72565, 72566, 72573, 72577, 72584, 72587
* 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
Izard 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
Izard County
0 (0.00%) 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
Izard County
0 (0.00%) 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
Izard County
2 (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
No
Izard County
0 (0.00%) 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
Izard County
2 (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.

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50.00%
Izard County
61.50%
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
74.00%
Izard County
69.00%
Arkansas
61.40%
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
84.00%
Izard County
67.00%
Arkansas
42.58%
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
50.00%
Izard County
58.50%
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
25.00%
Izard County
21.50%
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%
Izard 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
57.00%
Izard County
55.00%
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
62.00%
Izard County
63.00%
Arkansas
48.59%
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
77.00%
Izard County
74.00%
Arkansas
44.52%
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
29.00%
Izard County
23.50%
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
70.00%
Izard County
75.00%
Arkansas
59.42%
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
68.00%
Izard County
83.00%
Arkansas
84.34%
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.

This Provider This Provider
87
Izard County Average
110
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
4,602
Izard County Average
3,954
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
$370,408
Izard County Average
$424,425
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
$80
Izard County Average
$107
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
$4,258
Izard County Average
$3,876
Arkansas Average
$3,929
United States Average
$4,270

Reviews and Ratings

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The facility and staff are tremendous they have been more than helpful assisting all our needs for our 88 yr old Dad we are from Chicago area and are able to return home for awhile till we can move back down here in a few months Thank you so very much for all your help! Melanie you are an angel of God!

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Last Modified

Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:48 PM MST

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Melbourne at a Glance

Melbourne has a total population of 1,673, of which 367 are children under the age of 18 and 354 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 39.8.

Total Population:
1,673
Median Age:
39.8
Males:
760 (45.4%)
Female:
913 (54.6%)
Children (0-17):
367 (21.9%)
Adults (18-64):
952 (56.9%)
Seniors (65+):
354 (21.2%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Melbourne
Married:
737 (44.1%)
Divorced:
181 (10.8%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Melbourne
Hispanic Ethnicity:
10 (0.60%)
White:
1,632 (97.55%)
African American:
0 (0.00%)
Asian:
3 (0.18%)
Pacific Islander:
0 (0.00%)
Indian:
6 (0.36%)
Other:
7 (0.42%)
Two or More:
25 (1.49%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Melbourne

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.45, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.45 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
11
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
3
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $31,900 while the median household income is $22,757. Roughly 17.21% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$31,900
Household Income:
$22,757
In Poverty:
17.21%

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