Purchase District Home Health Agency

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

Purchase District Home Health Agency is a government run home care agency based at 916 Kentucky Avenue in Paducah, KY. The agency services an area over 2,200 square miles in size with over 190,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1982. A total of 6,757 Medicare visits were made to 222 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $804,999 for these services.

Purchase District Home Health Agency offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are not as likely to get better at walking or moving around, get better at getting in and out of bed, have improvement in bladder control, have less pain when moving around, get better at bathing, get better at taking their medicines correctly, be short of breath less often, have to be admitted to the hospital less often, and need urgent unplanned medical care less often, when compared to other state home care agencies.

Overall Rating

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Quality of Care Rating

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Staff Rating

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Facility Rating

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Promptness Rating

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Ownership Type

Government - State / County

Certification Date

07/01/1982

Address

916 Kentucky Avenue
Paducah, KY 42003

Phone Number

(502) 444-9625

Geographic Coordinates

37.083116, -88.603831
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

42001, 42002, 42003, 42021, 42023, 42024, 42025, 42027, 42029, 42031, 42032, 42035, 42039, 42040, 42041, 42044, 42048, 42049, 42050, 42051, 42053, 42054, 42056, 42060, 42061, 42066, 42069, 42070, 42071, 42076, 42079, 42082, 42085, 42086, 42087, 42088
* 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
Paducah
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
McCracken County
2 (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
Paducah
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
McCracken County
2 (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
Paducah
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
McCracken County
2 (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
Paducah
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
McCracken County
2 (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
No
Paducah
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
McCracken County
1 (50.00%) 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
Paducah
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
McCracken County
2 (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
41.00%
Paducah
52.50%
McCracken County
52.50%
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
47.00%
Paducah
52.00%
McCracken County
52.00%
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
27.00%
Paducah
28.50%
McCracken County
28.50%
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
25.00%
Paducah
41.00%
McCracken County
41.00%
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
35.00%
Paducah
22.50%
McCracken County
22.50%
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%
Paducah
Less Than 5.00%
McCracken 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
29.00%
Paducah
36.00%
McCracken County
36.00%
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
33.00%
Paducah
43.50%
McCracken County
43.50%
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
23.00%
Paducah
34.00%
McCracken County
34.00%
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
42.00%
Paducah
35.00%
McCracken County
35.00%
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
60.00%
Paducah
63.50%
McCracken County
63.50%
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
83.00%
Paducah
81.50%
McCracken County
81.50%
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
222
Paducah Average
730
McCracken County Average
730
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
6,757
Paducah Average
17,724
McCracken County Average
17,724
Kentucky Average
15,419
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
$804,999
Paducah Average
$2,529,523
McCracken County Average
$2,529,523
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
$119
Paducah Average
$143
McCracken County Average
$143
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
$3,626
Paducah Average
$3,467
McCracken County Average
$3,467
Kentucky Average
$3,940
United States Average
$4,270

Reviews and Ratings

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A Review by deb1959

Purchase District Home Health Agency Review
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Facility:
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Promptness:
Full StarFull StarFull StarEmpty StarEmpty Star
Insurance:
Medicare
Details:

Out of the 2 provided for my area this one rates better than the other for their quality of care, promptness,and staff.Very pleased.

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Last Modified

Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:48 PM MST

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Paducah at a Glance

Paducah has a total population of 26,307, of which 5,923 are children under the age of 18 and 5,333 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 39.9.

Total Population:
26,307
Median Age:
39.9
Males:
11,964 (45.5%)
Female:
14,343 (54.5%)
Children (0-17):
5,923 (22.5%)
Adults (18-64):
15,051 (57.2%)
Seniors (65+):
5,333 (20.3%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Paducah
Married:
10,629 (40.4%)
Divorced:
3,260 (12.4%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Paducah
Hispanic Ethnicity:
362 (1.38%)
White:
19,145 (72.78%)
African American:
6,353 (24.15%)
Asian:
169 (0.64%)
Pacific Islander:
20 (0.08%)
Indian:
66 (0.25%)
Other:
144 (0.55%)
Two or More:
410 (1.56%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Paducah

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.47, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.47 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
2
Doctors:
418
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
2
Nursing Homes:
6
Medical Suppliers:
48
Rehab Centers:
4

Wealth

The median family income is $34,092 while the median household income is $26,137. Roughly 21.37% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$34,092
Household Income:
$26,137
In Poverty:
21.37%

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