Home Health Professionals

Detailed report on the home care agency located in Gastonia, North Carolina (NC).

Home Health Professionals is a for-profit home care agency based at 2550 Court Drive Suite 103 in Gastonia, NC. The agency services an area over 1200 square miles in size with over 450000 residents. It was certified by Medicare in 2001. A total of 8989 Medicare visits were made to 376 home care agency patients in 2006. The provider was reimbursed $1548309 for these services.

Home Health Professionals offers nursing care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology, 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 bathing, and get better at taking their medicines correctly, when compared to other agencies in the state. However, patients are not as likely to need urgent unplanned medical care less often, when compared to other state home care agencies.

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Ownership Type

Proprietary

Certification Date

05/24/2001

Address

2550 Court Drive Suite 103
Gastonia, NC 28054

Phone Number

(704) 864-1131

Geographic Coordinates

35.274972, -81.14161
* The accuracy of these coordinates is at a address level.

Service Areas

28006, 28012, 28016, 28021, 28026, 28032, 28033, 28034, 28037, 28052, 28053, 28054, 28056, 28077, 28080, 28086, 28090, 28092, 28093, 28098, 28101, 28120, 28150, 28152, 28164, 28168, 28201, 28204, 28206, 28210, 28216, 28516, 28650, 28673
* 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
Gastonia
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Gaston County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
North Carolina
166 (100.00%) Offer this Service
United States
8789 (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
Gastonia
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Gaston County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
North Carolina
158 (95.18%) Offer this Service
United States
7902 (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
Gastonia
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Gaston County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
North Carolina
152 (91.57%) Offer this Service
United States
7452 (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
Gastonia
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Gaston County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
North Carolina
164 (98.80%) Offer this Service
United States
8535 (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
Gastonia
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Gaston County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
North Carolina
153 (92.17%) Offer this Service
United States
7155 (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
Gastonia
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
Gaston County
3 (100.00%) Offer this Service
North Carolina
166 (100.00%) Offer this Service
United States
8530 (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
75.00%
Gastonia
69.33%
Gaston County
69.33%
North Carolina
65.16%
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
88.00%
Gastonia
70.67%
Gaston County
70.67%
North Carolina
58.99%
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
62.00%
Gastonia
45.00%
Gaston County
45.00%
North Carolina
34.67%
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
72.00%
Gastonia
66.67%
Gaston County
66.67%
North Carolina
62.08%
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
32.00%
Gastonia
29.33%
Gaston County
29.33%
North Carolina
25.02%
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%
Gastonia
Less Than 5.00%
Gaston County
Less Than 5.00%
North Carolina
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
57.00%
Gastonia
49.33%
Gaston County
49.33%
North Carolina
40.59%
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
63.00%
Gastonia
59.33%
Gaston County
59.33%
North Carolina
55.79%
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
45.00%
Gastonia
51.00%
Gaston County
51.00%
North Carolina
47.93%
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
36.00%
Gastonia
32.67%
Gaston County
32.67%
North Carolina
31.01%
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
65.00%
Gastonia
65.33%
Gaston County
65.33%
North Carolina
65.67%
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
84.00%
Gastonia
79.67%
Gaston County
79.67%
North Carolina
80.61%
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
376
Gastonia Average
876
Gaston County Average
876
North Carolina Average
611
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
8989
Gastonia Average
19975
Gaston County Average
19975
North Carolina Average
14007
United States Average
12553

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
$1548309
Gastonia Average
$3310433
Gaston County Average
$3310433
North Carolina Average
$2161903
United States Average
$1698103

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
$172
Gastonia Average
$166
Gaston County Average
$166
North Carolina Average
$154
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
$4118
Gastonia Average
$3780
Gaston County Average
$3780
North Carolina Average
$3536
United States Average
$4270

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Last Modified

Tuesday, July 01, 2008 11:48 PM MST

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Nearby Home Care Agencies

  1. Home Care Agency
    Emerald Care, Inc
    Located 1.85 miles away in Gastonia at 2923 Rousseau Court.
  2. Home Care Agency
    Advanced Home Care
    Located 2.38 miles away in Gastonia at 200 East Second Avenue.
  3. Home Care Agency
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    Located 13.86 miles away in Charlotte at 2221 Edge Lake Drive Suite 190.
  4. Home Care Agency
    Lincoln County Home Health Agency
    Located 14.77 miles away in Lincolnton at 2681 East Main Street.
  5. Home Care Agency
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    Located 14.77 miles away in Charlotte at 2520 Whitehall Park Drive Suite 950.
Note: There are a total of 6 agencies within 25 miles of this provider.

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Gastonia at a Glance

Gastonia has a total population of 66277, of which 16544 are children under the age of 18 and 9140 are seniors 65 and older. The median age is 35.6.

Total Population:
66277
Median Age:
35.6
Males:
31325 (47.3%)
Female:
34952 (52.7%)
Children (0-17):
16544 (25.0%)
Adults (18-64):
40593 (61.2%)
Seniors (65+):
9140 (13.8%)
Age Breakdown:
Breakdown of age groups in Gastonia
Married:
30176 (45.5%)
Divorced:
5116 (7.7%)
Marriage Breakdown:
Breakdown of marriage in Gastonia
Hispanic Ethnicity:
3613 (5.45%)
White:
46513 (70.18%)
African American:
16981 (25.62%)
Asian:
773 (1.17%)
Pacific Islander:
19 (0.03%)
Indian:
137 (0.21%)
Other:
1167 (1.76%)
Two or More:
687 (1.04%)
Racial Breakdown:
Breakdown of race in Gastonia

Health

The average number of disabilities per resident is 0.42, which does not include institutionalized individuals.

Disabilities:
0.42 (Per Capita)
Dialysis Centers:
1
Doctors:
639
Home Agencies:
3
Hospitals:
1
Nursing Homes:
7
Medical Suppliers:
52
Rehab Centers:
11

Wealth

The median family income is $44873 while the median household income is $36924. Roughly 14.67% of the population live in poverty.

Family Income:
$44873
Household Income:
$36924
In Poverty:
14.67%

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