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Address
607 NORTH AVENUE
WAKEFIELD, MA, 01880
Phone (make sure to verify first before calling): (781) 224-3399

Type of Ownership: Visiting Nurse Association
Offers Nursing Care Services: Yes
Offers Physical Therapy Services: Yes
Offers Occupational Therapy Services: Yes
Offers Speech Pathology Services: Yes
Offers Medical Social Services: Yes
Offers Home Health Aide Services: Yes

Employment Full-Time Equivalent

Licensed Practical Or Vocational Nurses : 5.60
Registered Professional Nurses : 19.40
Other Salaried Personnel : 24.60
Dieticians : 0.20
Occupational Therapists : 3.60
Physical Therapists : 6.20
Home Health Aides : 6.40
Social Workers : 2.45

Provided Services

  • Home Health Aide Services
  • Medical Social Services
  • Nursing Services
  • Nutritional Guidance Services
  • Occupational Therapy Services
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Physical Therapy Services
  • Speech Therapy Services

How often the home health team began their patients' care in a timely manner
Here:

97.0%
State:

93.1%
How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs
This Home Health Center:

96.0%
State:

92.6%
How often the home health team checked patients' risk of falling
Here:

92.0%
Massachusetts:

96.3%
How often the home health team checked patients for depression
This Home Health Center:

99.0%
State:

94.6%
How often the home health team determined whether patients received a flu shot for the current flu season
Here:

73.0%
Massachusetts:

72.6%
How often the home health team determined whether their patients received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot)
Here:

65.0%
State:

65.1%
With diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor's orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care
This Home Health Center:

97.0%
Massachusetts:

92.6%
How often the home health team checked patients for pain
Here:

100.0%
State:

97.0%
How often the home health team treated their patients' pain
This Home Health Center:

100.0%
State:

97.5%
How often the home health team treated heart failure (weakening of the heart) patients' symptoms
This Home Health Center:

100.0%
State:

98.2%
How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores)
This Home Health Center:

93.0%
State:

93.0%
How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care
Here:

100.0%
Massachusetts:

93.9%
How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores)
Here:

99.0%
Massachusetts:

95.2%
How often patients got better at walking or moving around
This Home Health Center:

68.0%
State:

56.8%
How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed
Here:

71.0%
Massachusetts:

55.6%
How often patients got better at bathing
Here:

76.0%
State:

62.5%
How often patients had less pain when moving around
Here:

83.0%
Massachusetts:

68.7%
How often patients' breathing improved
Here:

79.0%
State:

62.5%
How often patients' wounds improved or healed after an operation
This Home Health Center:

82.0%
Massachusetts:

91.1%
How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth
Here:

69.0%
Massachusetts:

47.8%
How often patients receiving home health care needed urgent, unplanned care in the ER without being admitted
Here:

7.0%
Massachusetts:

11.8%
How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital
Here:

14.0%
Massachusetts:

32.3%

Percent of patients who reported that their home health team gave care in a professional way
Here:

90.0%
State:

88.2%
Percent of patients who reported that their home health team communicated well with them
This Home Health Center:

90.0%
State:

85.8%
Percent of patients who reported that their home health team discussed medicines, pain, and home safety with them
Here:

86.0%
State:

84.0%
Percent of patients who gave their home health agency a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest)
Here:

89.0%
Massachusetts:

85.5%
Percent of patients who reported YES, they would definitely recommend the home health agency to friends and family
This Home Health Center:

86.0%
Massachusetts:

82.5%

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