Homemakers Health Services

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

Homemakers Health Services is a non-profit home care agency based at 215 Rochester Hill Road in Rochester, NH. The agency services an area over 300 square miles in size with over 110,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1986. A total of 7,150 Medicare visits were made to 206 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $851,512 for these services.

Homemakers Health Services offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, medical social, and home health aide services. Patients of this agency are more likely to get better at walking or moving around, get better at getting in and out of bed, have less pain when moving around, get better at taking their medicines correctly, be short of breath less often, and have to be admitted to the hospital less often, when compared to other agencies in the state.

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Ownership Type

Voluntary Non-Profit - Private

Certification Date

07/09/1986

Address

215 Rochester Hill Road
Rochester, NH 03867

Phone Number

(603) 335-1770

Geographic Coordinates

43.283602, -70.934203
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

03820, 03824, 03825, 03835, 03839, 03851, 03852, 03855, 03867, 03868, 03869, 03878, 03884, 03887
* 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
Rochester
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Strafford 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
Rochester
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Strafford 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
No
Rochester
1 (50.00%) Offer this Service
Strafford County
2 (66.67%) 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
Rochester
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Strafford 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
Rochester
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Strafford 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
Rochester
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Strafford 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.

This Provider This Provider
74.00%
Rochester
68.00%
Strafford County
67.33%
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
67.00%
Rochester
64.50%
Strafford County
65.67%
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.

This Provider This Provider
52.00%
Rochester
48.00%
Strafford County
47.00%
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
73.00%
Rochester
66.50%
Strafford County
67.33%
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.

This Provider This Provider
27.00%
Rochester
25.50%
Strafford County
23.33%
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%
Rochester
Less Than 5.00%
Strafford 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
49.00%
Rochester
44.00%
Strafford County
46.00%
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
64.00%
Rochester
59.50%
Strafford County
59.33%
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
49.00%
Rochester
42.50%
Strafford County
41.00%
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
24.00%
Rochester
25.00%
Strafford County
22.33%
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
75.00%
Rochester
74.50%
Strafford County
76.67%
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
77.00%
Rochester
72.50%
Strafford County
76.00%
New Hampshire
78.85%
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
206
Rochester Average
497
Strafford County Average
545
New Hampshire Average
454
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
7,150
Rochester Average
16,483
Strafford County Average
14,088
New Hampshire Average
13,059
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
$851,512
Rochester Average
$2,034,394
Strafford County Average
$1,992,906
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
$119
Rochester Average
$123
Strafford County Average
$141
New Hampshire Average
$137
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
$4,134
Rochester Average
$4,093
Strafford County Average
$3,657
New Hampshire Average
$3,931
United States Average
$4,270

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Last Modified

Tuesday, September 02, 2008 4:56 PM MST

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Rochester at a Glance

Rochester has a total population of 28,461, of which 7,195 are children under the age of 18 and 3,834 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 36.7.

Total Population:
28,461
Median Age:
36.7
Males:
13,838 (48.6%)
Female:
14,623 (51.4%)
Children (0-17):
7,195 (25.3%)
Adults (18-64):
17,432 (61.2%)
Seniors (65+):
3,834 (13.5%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Rochester
Married:
12,832 (45.1%)
Divorced:
2,944 (10.3%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Rochester
Hispanic Ethnicity:
255 (0.90%)
White:
27,640 (97.12%)
African American:
149 (0.52%)
Asian:
248 (0.87%)
Pacific Islander:
9 (0.03%)
Indian:
62 (0.22%)
Other:
74 (0.26%)
Two or More:
279 (0.98%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Rochester

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.32, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.32 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
214
Home Agencies:
2
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
10
Rehab Centers:
0

Wealth

The median family income is $47,324 while the median household income is $40,596. Roughly 8.28% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$47,324
Household Income:
$40,596
In Poverty:
8.28%

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