VNA of Ridgefield, Inc

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Ridgefield, Connecticut (CT).

VNA of Ridgefield, Inc is a non-profit home care agency based at 90 East Ridge in Ridgefield, CT. The agency services an area over 200 square miles in size with over 240,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1966. A total of 5,661 Medicare visits were made to 275 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $1,009,155 for these services. 1,357 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $54,754 by Medicare for these services.

VNA of Ridgefield, Inc 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 getting in and out of bed, have their bladder control improve, get better at bathing, get better at taking their medicines correctly, be short of breath less often, and have urgent unplanned medical care less often, when compared to other agencies in the state.

Overall Rating

Not Yet Rated
Based Upon 0 User Reviews | Review Now! Rate this Home Care Agency

Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Other

Certification Date

07/01/1966

Address

90 East Ridge
Ridgefield, CT 06877

Phone Number

(203) 438-5555

Geographic Coordinates

41.281254, -73.494021
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

06482, 06497, 06801, 06804, 06810, 06811, 06820, 06829, 06842, 06851, 06875, 06876, 06877, 06880, 06883, 06896, 06897
* 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
Fairfield County
19 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Connecticut
83 (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
Fairfield County
19 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Connecticut
83 (100.00%) 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
Fairfield County
19 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Connecticut
81 (97.59%) 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
Fairfield County
19 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Connecticut
83 (100.00%) 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
Fairfield County
19 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Connecticut
83 (100.00%) 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
Fairfield County
19 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Connecticut
83 (100.00%) Offer this Service
United States
8,530 (97.05%) Offer this Service

Quality Measures

Charts

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
67.00%
Fairfield County
59.25%
Connecticut
62.70%
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
76.00%
Fairfield County
60.94%
Connecticut
59.72%
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
44.00%
Fairfield County
39.00%
Connecticut
35.82%
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
70.00%
Fairfield County
59.67%
Connecticut
58.81%
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
8.00%
Fairfield County
25.05%
Connecticut
29.64%
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%
Fairfield County
Less Than 5.00%
Connecticut
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
44.00%
Fairfield County
37.13%
Connecticut
37.89%
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
78.00%
Fairfield County
49.56%
Connecticut
50.30%
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
73.00%
Fairfield County
46.00%
Connecticut
47.59%
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
30.00%
Fairfield County
35.00%
Connecticut
36.10%
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%
Fairfield County
60.95%
Connecticut
59.44%
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
69.00%
Fairfield County
75.31%
Connecticut
75.58%
United States
80.41%

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
275
Fairfield County Average
669
Connecticut Average
694
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.

This Provider This Provider
1,357
Fairfield County Average
665
Connecticut Average
632
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
5,661
Fairfield County Average
20,569
Connecticut Average
22,188
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
$1,009,155
Fairfield County Average
$2,878,059
Connecticut Average
$2,769,265
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
$178
Fairfield County Average
$140
Connecticut Average
$125
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.

This Provider This Provider
$54,754
Fairfield County Average
$24,156
Connecticut Average
$21,946
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
$3,670
Fairfield County Average
$4,305
Connecticut Average
$3,989
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
$40
Fairfield County Average
$36
Connecticut Average
$35
United States Average
$479

Reviews and Ratings

 (Details have not been substantiated)
No ratings or reviews have been completed. Write the first review!

Discussions

 (Details have not been substantiated)
No discussions have been started. Start the first discussion!

Supplemental

References

Last Modified

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 4:56 PM MST

Indicates the latest change to the core data for this provider. It does not reflect changes from user input, such as reviews and discussions.

Disclosure

CiteHealth is not associated with VNA of Ridgefield, Inc or Vna of Ridgefield Inc. We do not endorse, sponsor, or take financial incentives from this provider.

Updates & Additional Information

We appreciate any verifiable updates or additional information you may have on this provider.

Nearby Home Care Agencies

  1. Home Care Agency
    Nursing & Home Care
    Located 6.18 miles away in Wilton at 180 School Road.
  2. Home Care Agency
    Bethel VNA, Inc
    Located 7.54 miles away in Bethel at 1 School Street.
  3. Home Care Agency
    Danbury VNA, Inc
    Located 8.10 miles away in Danbury at 4 Liberty Street.
  4. Home Care Agency
    Regional Hospice of Western..
    Located 8.58 miles away in Danbury at 405 Main Street.
  5. Home Care Agency
    Norwalk Rehabilitation Service
    Located 11.92 miles away in Norwalk at 37 North Avenue.
Note: There are a total of 16 agencies within 25 miles of this provider.

Newest Reviews

Ridgefield at a Glance

Ridgefield has a total population of 23,643, of which 7,232 are children under the age of 18 and 2,583 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 39.4.

Total Population:
23,643
Median Age:
39.4
Males:
11,381 (48.1%)
Female:
12,262 (51.9%)
Children (0-17):
7,232 (30.6%)
Adults (18-64):
13,828 (58.5%)
Seniors (65+):
2,583 (10.9%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Ridgefield
Married:
12,644 (53.5%)
Divorced:
958 (4.1%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Ridgefield
Hispanic Ethnicity:
465 (1.97%)
White:
22,726 (96.12%)
African American:
146 (0.62%)
Asian:
492 (2.08%)
Pacific Islander:
6 (0.03%)
Indian:
22 (0.09%)
Other:
85 (0.36%)
Two or More:
166 (0.70%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Ridgefield

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.13, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.13 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
77
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
0
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
6
Rehab Centers:
2

Wealth

The median family income is $127,981 while the median household income is $107,351. Roughly 2.34% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$127,981
Household Income:
$107,351
In Poverty:
2.34%

Nearby Doctors

Note: These physicians are not associated with this provider. However, an office is nearby.

Health Management Tools

Support for your Organization

If you represent a health care provider, government entity, library or university, we would like to support you. See our organization support page to see how we can help.