Caretenders

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Louisville, Kentucky (KY).

Caretenders is a for-profit home care agency based at 4139 Cadillac Court Suite 100 in Louisville, KY. The agency services an area over 3,000 square miles in size with over 1,030,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1994. A total of 54,865 Medicare visits were made to 2,833 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $8,507,911 for these services.

Caretenders 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 their bladder control improve, when compared to other agencies in the state.

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Ownership Type

Proprietary

Certification Date

06/29/1994

Address

4139 Cadillac Court Suite 100
Louisville, KY 40213

Phone Number

(502) 238-5150

Geographic Coordinates

38.200948, -85.702575
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

40003, 40006, 40007, 40010, 40011, 40013, 40014, 40018, 40019, 40022, 40023, 40026, 40027, 40031, 40036, 40041, 40045, 40046, 40047, 40050, 40055, 40056, 40057, 40059, 40065, 40067, 40068, 40069, 40070, 40071, 40076, 40077, 40109, 40110, 40118, 40121, 40150, 40159, 40160, 40162, 40165, 40175, 40177, 40202, 40203, 40204, 40205, 40206, 40207, 40208, 40209, 40210, 40211, 40212, 40213, 40214, 40215, 40216, 40217, 40218, 40219, 40220, 40222, 40223, 40228, 40229, 40241, 40242, 40243, 40245, 40258, 40272, 40291, 40292, 40299, 40601, 42701, 42702, 42712, 42724, 42732, 42740, 42776, 42784, 42788
* 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
Louisville
7 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Jefferson County
7 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Kentucky
101 (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
Louisville
7 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Jefferson County
7 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Kentucky
93 (92.08%) 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
Louisville
7 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Jefferson County
7 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Kentucky
90 (89.11%) 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
Louisville
7 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Jefferson County
7 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Kentucky
101 (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
Louisville
7 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Jefferson County
7 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Kentucky
73 (72.28%) 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
Louisville
7 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Jefferson County
7 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Kentucky
101 (100.00%) 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
54.00%
Louisville
64.71%
Jefferson County
64.71%
Kentucky
63.16%
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
57.00%
Louisville
63.00%
Jefferson County
63.00%
Kentucky
59.28%
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
33.00%
Louisville
40.00%
Jefferson County
40.00%
Kentucky
37.39%
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
54.00%
Louisville
59.43%
Jefferson County
59.43%
Kentucky
57.30%
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
23.00%
Louisville
24.14%
Jefferson County
24.14%
Kentucky
26.07%
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%
Louisville
Less Than 5.00%
Jefferson County
Less Than 5.00%
Kentucky
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
35.00%
Louisville
41.14%
Jefferson County
41.14%
Kentucky
42.07%
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
48.00%
Louisville
51.71%
Jefferson County
51.71%
Kentucky
53.46%
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
52.00%
Louisville
52.86%
Jefferson County
52.86%
Kentucky
44.02%
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
28.00%
Louisville
29.86%
Jefferson County
29.86%
Kentucky
33.95%
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
69.00%
Louisville
66.71%
Jefferson County
66.71%
Kentucky
63.23%
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
72.00%
Louisville
73.86%
Jefferson County
73.86%
Kentucky
81.06%
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
2,833
Louisville Average
1,789
Jefferson County Average
1,789
Kentucky Average
530
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
54,865
Louisville Average
38,486
Jefferson County Average
38,486
Kentucky Average
15,419
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
$8,507,911
Louisville Average
$5,570,675
Jefferson County Average
$5,570,675
Kentucky Average
$2,087,293
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
$155
Louisville Average
$145
Jefferson County Average
$145
Kentucky Average
$135
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
$3,003
Louisville Average
$3,114
Jefferson County Average
$3,114
Kentucky Average
$3,940
United States Average
$4,270

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Last Modified

Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:48 PM MST

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Louisville at a Glance

Louisville has a total population of 256,231, of which 60,609 are children under the age of 18 and 37,457 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 35.8.

Total Population:
256,231
Median Age:
35.8
Males:
121,153 (47.3%)
Female:
135,078 (52.7%)
Children (0-17):
60,609 (23.7%)
Adults (18-64):
158,165 (61.7%)
Seniors (65+):
37,457 (14.6%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Louisville
Married:
85,396 (33.3%)
Divorced:
29,265 (11.4%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Louisville
Hispanic Ethnicity:
4,755 (1.86%)
White:
161,261 (62.94%)
African American:
84,586 (33.01%)
Asian:
3,705 (1.45%)
Pacific Islander:
111 (0.04%)
Indian:
578 (0.23%)
Other:
1,709 (0.67%)
Two or More:
4,281 (1.67%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Louisville

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.43, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.43 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
12
Doctors:
3,953
Home Agencies:
7
Hospitals:
4
Nursing Homes:
45
Medical Suppliers:
235
Rehab Centers:
34

Wealth

The median family income is $36,696 while the median household income is $28,843. Roughly 21.00% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$36,696
Household Income:
$28,843
In Poverty:
21.00%

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