Fulton County Nursing Services Certified Home Health Agency

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Gloversville, New York (NY).

Fulton County Nursing Services Certified Home Health Agency is a government run home care agency based at Phelps Street Ext 847 Cohwy 122 in Gloversville, NY. The agency services an area over 700 square miles in size with over 90,000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 1966. A total of 3,497 Medicare visits were made to 227 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $505,558 for these services.

Fulton County Nursing Services Certified Home Health Agency 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 to be admitted to the hospital less often, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to get better at getting in and out of bed, have improvement in bladder control, get better at bathing, get better at taking their medicines correctly, and be short of breath less often, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Government - State / County

Certification Date

07/01/1966

Address

Phelps Street Ext 847 Cohwy 122
Gloversville, NY 12078

Phone Number

(518) 773-3444

Service Areas

12010, 12025, 12032, 12070, 12078, 12086, 12095, 12117, 12134, 13329, 13339, 13452, 13470
* 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
Fulton County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New York
185 (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
Fulton County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New York
182 (98.38%) 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
Fulton County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New York
180 (97.30%) 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
Fulton County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New York
185 (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
Fulton County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New York
181 (97.84%) 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
Fulton County
2 (100.00%) Offer this Service
New York
182 (98.38%) 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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64.00%
Fulton County
66.50%
New York
62.66%
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.

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39.00%
Fulton County
45.50%
New York
57.48%
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%
Fulton County
28.50%
New York
38.21%
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
47.00%
Fulton County
55.50%
New York
59.47%
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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29.00%
Fulton County
33.00%
New York
29.08%
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%
Fulton County
Less Than 5.00%
New York
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.

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34.00%
Fulton County
32.00%
New York
36.28%
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
37.00%
Fulton County
42.50%
New York
51.02%
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.

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34.00%
Fulton County
36.50%
New York
49.92%
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
31.00%
Fulton County
33.00%
New York
39.70%
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
64.00%
Fulton County
63.50%
New York
57.10%
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%
Fulton County
79.00%
New York
76.33%
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
227
Fulton County Average
698
New York Average
1,078
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
3,497
Fulton County Average
23,755
New York Average
35,430
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
$505,558
Fulton County Average
$2,289,513
New York Average
$4,270,005
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
$145
Fulton County Average
$96
New York Average
$121
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
$2,227
Fulton County Average
$3,280
New York Average
$3,961
United States Average
$4,270

Reviews and Ratings

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nursing staff and home health aide was exceptional, i could not have gotton through my illness without them, they are an asset to this county.

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Gloversville at a Glance

Gloversville has a total population of 15,413, of which 3,877 are children under the age of 18 and 2,754 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 37.3.

Total Population:
15,413
Median Age:
37.3
Males:
7,245 (47.0%)
Female:
8,168 (53.0%)
Children (0-17):
3,877 (25.2%)
Adults (18-64):
8,782 (57.0%)
Seniors (65+):
2,754 (17.9%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Gloversville
Married:
6,170 (40.0%)
Divorced:
1,501 (9.7%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Gloversville
Hispanic Ethnicity:
258 (1.67%)
White:
14,699 (95.37%)
African American:
286 (1.86%)
Asian:
93 (0.60%)
Pacific Islander:
4 (0.03%)
Indian:
30 (0.19%)
Other:
85 (0.55%)
Two or More:
216 (1.40%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Gloversville

Health

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

Disabilities:
0.47 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
0
Doctors:
83
Home Agencies:
1
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
2
Medical Suppliers:
6
Rehab Centers:
3

Wealth

The median family income is $34,713 while the median household income is $26,755. Roughly 19.00% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$34,713
Household Income:
$26,755
In Poverty:
19.00%

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