Lake Sunapee Region VNA

Detailed report on the home care agency located in New London, New Hampshire (NH).

Lake Sunapee Region VNA is a non-profit home care agency based at 107 Newport Road in New London, NH. The agency services an area over 900 square miles in size with over 80,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1970. A total of 10,570 Medicare visits were made to 482 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $1,737,773 for these services. 1,526 Medicare patients were given outpatient care and services by this provider in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $70,077 by Medicare for these services.

Lake Sunapee Region VNA 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 urgent unplanned medical care less often, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to have improvement in bladder control and have less pain when moving around, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Private

Certification Date

08/10/1970

Address

107 Newport Road
New London, NH 03257

Phone Number

(603) 526-4077

Geographic Coordinates

43.421708, -71.995915
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

03216, 03221, 03230, 03231, 03233, 03235, 03240, 03255, 03257, 03260, 03268, 03272, 03273, 03278, 03280, 03284, 03287, 03431, 03601, 03603, 03605, 03743, 03751, 03752, 03753, 03754, 03773, 03782, 03872
* 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
Merrimack County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New Hampshire
36 (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
Merrimack County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New Hampshire
34 (94.44%) 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
Merrimack County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New Hampshire
29 (80.56%) 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
Merrimack County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New Hampshire
35 (97.22%) 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
Merrimack County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New Hampshire
30 (83.33%) 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
Merrimack County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New Hampshire
36 (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.

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49.00%
Merrimack County
51.67%
New Hampshire
60.06%
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
63.00%
Merrimack County
62.33%
New Hampshire
60.53%
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.

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44.00%
Merrimack County
39.00%
New Hampshire
43.10%
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
59.00%
Merrimack County
62.33%
New Hampshire
59.52%
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.

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18.00%
Merrimack County
25.67%
New Hampshire
23.94%
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%
Merrimack County
Less Than 5.00%
New Hampshire
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
41.00%
Merrimack County
37.67%
New Hampshire
38.13%
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
52.00%
Merrimack County
55.00%
New Hampshire
52.17%
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
36.00%
Merrimack County
38.33%
New Hampshire
45.86%
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
26.00%
Merrimack County
32.67%
New Hampshire
30.66%
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%
Merrimack County
61.67%
New Hampshire
65.56%
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
74.00%
Merrimack County
81.67%
New Hampshire
78.85%
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
482
Merrimack County Average
856
New Hampshire Average
454
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
1,526
Merrimack County Average
1,095
New Hampshire Average
546
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
10,570
Merrimack County Average
25,604
New Hampshire Average
13,059
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
$1,737,773
Merrimack County Average
$3,718,027
New Hampshire Average
$1,786,273
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
$164
Merrimack County Average
$145
New Hampshire Average
$137
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
$70,077
Merrimack County Average
$46,533
New Hampshire Average
$25,999
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
$3,605
Merrimack County Average
$4,342
New Hampshire Average
$3,931
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
$46
Merrimack County Average
$42
New Hampshire Average
$48
United States Average
$479

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Last Modified

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 4:56 PM MST

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New London at a Glance

New London has a total population of 4,116, of which 587 are children under the age of 18 and 1,228 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 47.3.

Total Population:
4,116
Median Age:
47.3
Males:
1,808 (43.9%)
Female:
2,308 (56.1%)
Children (0-17):
587 (14.3%)
Adults (18-64):
2,301 (55.9%)
Seniors (65+):
1,228 (29.8%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in New London
Married:
2,212 (53.7%)
Divorced:
179 (4.3%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in New London
Hispanic Ethnicity:
26 (0.63%)
White:
4,048 (98.35%)
African American:
9 (0.22%)
Asian:
30 (0.73%)
Pacific Islander:
1 (0.02%)
Indian:
2 (0.05%)
Other:
8 (0.19%)
Two or More:
18 (0.44%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in New London

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.18, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.18 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
98
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
1
Medical Suppliers:
3
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $82,201 while the median household income is $61,520. Roughly 1.97% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$82,201
Household Income:
$61,520
In Poverty:
1.97%

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