Sagebrush Home & Family Services

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Bakersfield, California (CA).

Sagebrush Home & Family Services is a government run home care agency based at 1111 Columbus Avenue Suite 2000 in Bakersfield, CA. The agency services an area over 3,100 square miles in size with over 600,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1996. A total of 337 Medicare visits were made to 40 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $64,090 for these services.

Sagebrush Home & Family Services offers nursing care, physical therapy, medical social, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are not as likely to need urgent unplanned medical care less often, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Government - State / County

Certification Date

12/16/1996

Address

1111 Columbus Avenue Suite 2000
Bakersfield, CA 93305

Phone Number

(661) 326-6540

Geographic Coordinates

35.397444, -118.983055
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

93007, 93203, 93215, 93216, 93225, 93241, 93250, 93263, 93268, 93280, 93301, 93302, 93304, 93305, 93306, 93307, 93308, 93309, 93311, 93312, 93313, 93555, 93560, 93561
* 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
Bakersfield
8 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Kern County
10 (100.00%) Offer this Service
California
618 (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
Bakersfield
7 (87.50%) Offer this Service
Kern County
9 (90.00%) Offer this Service
California
600 (97.09%) 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
Bakersfield
5 (62.50%) Offer this Service
Kern County
6 (60.00%) Offer this Service
California
585 (94.66%) 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
Bakersfield
8 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Kern County
9 (90.00%) Offer this Service
California
613 (99.19%) 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
Bakersfield
8 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Kern County
9 (90.00%) Offer this Service
California
606 (98.06%) 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
Bakersfield
8 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Kern County
10 (100.00%) Offer this Service
California
608 (98.38%) 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
59.00%
Bakersfield
60.88%
Kern County
61.56%
California
67.93%
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
77.00%
Bakersfield
68.50%
Kern County
67.89%
California
66.40%
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
43.00%
Bakersfield
43.00%
Kern County
41.75%
California
40.52%
United States
40.05%

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
27.00%
Bakersfield
22.50%
Kern County
21.78%
California
15.97%
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%
Bakersfield
Less Than 5.00%
Kern County
Less Than 5.00%
California
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
43.00%
Bakersfield
39.75%
Kern County
39.11%
California
41.01%
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
58.00%
Bakersfield
50.00%
Kern County
51.67%
California
51.32%
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
28.00%
Bakersfield
22.00%
Kern County
21.44%
California
26.36%
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
68.00%
Bakersfield
74.50%
Kern County
75.00%
California
69.91%
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
67.00%
Bakersfield
80.83%
Kern County
80.57%
California
80.71%
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
40
Bakersfield Average
390
Kern County Average
329
California Average
396
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
337
Bakersfield Average
7,150
Kern County Average
6,000
California Average
11,003
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
$64,090
Bakersfield Average
$1,451,983
Kern County Average
$1,204,675
California Average
$1,826,730
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
$190
Bakersfield Average
$203
Kern County Average
$201
California Average
$166
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
$1,602
Bakersfield Average
$3,721
Kern County Average
$3,661
California Average
$4,609
United States Average
$4,270

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Last Modified

Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:48 PM MST

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Bakersfield at a Glance

Bakersfield has a total population of 247,057, of which 80,683 are children under the age of 18 and 21,681 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 30.1.

Total Population:
247,057
Median Age:
30.1
Males:
120,105 (48.6%)
Female:
126,952 (51.4%)
Children (0-17):
80,683 (32.7%)
Adults (18-64):
144,693 (58.6%)
Seniors (65+):
21,681 (8.8%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Bakersfield
Married:
102,228 (41.4%)
Divorced:
19,306 (7.8%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Bakersfield
Hispanic Ethnicity:
80,170 (32.45%)
White:
152,849 (61.87%)
African American:
22,641 (9.16%)
Asian:
10,708 (4.33%)
Pacific Islander:
298 (0.12%)
Indian:
3,454 (1.40%)
Other:
46,151 (18.68%)
Two or More:
10,956 (4.43%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Bakersfield

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.33, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.33 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
4
Doctors:
1,502
Home Agencies:
8
Hospitals:
6
Nursing Homes:
11
Medical Suppliers:
112
Rehab Centers:
21

Wealth

The median family income is $45,556 while the median household income is $39,982. Roughly 17.72% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$45,556
Household Income:
$39,982
In Poverty:
17.72%

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