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Northwest Home Health

PO Box 1147
Russellville, AL 35653-1923
(256) 331-0006
Services Offered:
Home Health Care, Home Health Care
Northwest Home Health serves Franklin County, AL
  • Home Health Care
  • Home Health Care
  • Licenses
  • Home Health Care
  • General
    Type of Ownership
    Proprietary
    Date first approved to provide Medicare services : 10/1/1998
    Quality of Patient Care
    Northwest Home Health exceeds average state scores in 13 of 22 areas.
    Northwest Home Health exceeds average region scores in 16 of 22 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
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    How often the home health team began their patients’ care in a timely manner
     
     
     
     
    98%
    93.27%
    96%
    How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs
     
     
     
     
    87%
    93.07%
    89.86%
    How often the home health team checked patients’ risk of falling
     
     
     
     
    100%
    95.52%
    99.57%
    How often the home health team checked patients for depression
     
     
     
     
    100%
    98.47%
    98.86%
    How often the home health team determined whether patients received a flu shot for the current flu season
     
     
     
     
    55%
    69.12%
    61%
    How often the home health team determined whether their patients received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot)
     
     
     
     
    66%
    68.27%
    65%
    With diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor’s orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care
     
     
     
     
    100%
    93.59%
    90.57%
    How often the home health team checked patients for pain
     
     
     
     
    100%
    99.21%
    99.86%
    How often the home health team treated their patients’ pain
     
     
     
     
    99%
    97.67%
    95.14%
    How often the home health team treated heart failure (weakening of the heart) patients’ symptoms
     
     
     
     
    100%
    97.39%
    100%
    How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores)
     
     
     
     
    100%
    95.23%
    86.57%
    How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care
     
     
     
     
    100%
    97.69%
    99.43%
    How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores)
     
     
     
     
    100%
    99.07%
    99.14%
    How often patients got better at walking or moving around
     
     
     
     
    67%
    62.89%
    63.71%
    How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed
     
     
     
     
    66%
    56.48%
    56.71%
    How often patients got better at bathing
     
     
     
     
    65%
    68.92%
    63.71%
    How often patients had less pain when moving around
     
     
     
     
    62%
    65.96%
    57.86%
    How often patients’ breathing improved
     
     
     
     
    55%
    63.08%
    52.86%
    How often patients’ wounds improved or healed after an operation
     
     
     
     
    Not Available
    91.52%
    91.67%
    How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth
     
     
     
     
    66%
    54.25%
    58.71%
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    100%
    Patient Survey Results
    Northwest Home Health exceeds average state scores in 4 of 5 areas.
    Northwest Home Health exceeds average region scores in 5 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
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    Percent of patients who reported that their home health team gave care in a professional way
     
     
     
     
    96%
    91.44%
    95%
    Percent of patients who reported that their home health team communicated well with them
     
     
     
     
    91%
    88.56%
    90.2%
    Percent of patients who reported that their home health team discussed medicines, pain, and home safety with them
     
     
     
     
    85%
    86.74%
    84.2%
    Percent of patients who gave their home health agency a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)
     
     
     
     
    95%
    88.54%
    93.4%
    Percent of patients who reported YES, they would definitely recommend the home health agency to friends and family
     
     
     
     
    95%
    84.94%
    93.2%
    0%
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    40%
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    80%
    100%
    Additional Quality Measures available on Medicare.gov
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  • Star Rating
    Quality of Patient Care Star Rating
    3
    Home Health Services
    Offers Nursing Care Services
    Yes
    Offers Physical Therapy Services
    Yes
    Offers Occupational Therapy Services
    No
    Offers Speech Pathology Services
    No
    Offers Home Health Aide Services
    Yes No https://www.medicare.gov/homehealthcompare/profile.html#profTab=0&ID=17146
    Licenses
    Medicare
    Issued by Medicare
    AL Home Health Care
    Issued by Alabama Department of Public Health-Division of Provider Services
    US DHHS Home Health Care
    License No. 17146
    Issued by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
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