Contact Information

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DEKALB REGIONAL HOME HEALTH
1706 GLENN BOULEVARD, SUITE 3
FORT PAYNE. AL 35968
(256) 524-2411
Proprietary
CMS Certification Number: 017093
Medicare certification date2: July 30, 1992
The is the date the home health agency was certified to participate in the Medicare program.

1 Home health agencies can be run by private for-profit corporations, non-profit corporations, religious affiliated organizations or government entities. The type of ownership may affect agency resources and how services are organized. Quality can vary in home health agencies within each of the different types of ownership.

2 Agencies that are Medicare Certified are able to participate in Medicare related programs.


Services Offered

List of services offered at DEKALB REGIONAL HOME HEALTH in FORT PAYNE, AL.

  • Nursing Care Services

    Care given or supervised by registered nurses. Nurses provide direct care; manage, observe, and evaluate a patient’s care; and teach the patient and his or her family caregiver.

  • Physical Therapy Services

    Treatment of injury and disease by mechanical means, like heat, light, exercise, and massage.

  • Occupational Therapy Services

    Services given to help you return to usual activities (like bathing, preparing meals, and housekeeping) after illness either on an inpatient or outpatient basis.

  • Speech Therapy Services

    This is the study of communication problems. Speech therapists assist with problems involving speech, language, and swallowing. Communication problems can be present at birth or develop after an injury or illness, like a stroke.

  • Medical Social Services

    Services to help you with social and emotional concerns related to your illness. This might include counseling or help in finding resources in your community.

  • Home Health Aide Services

    Part time or intermittent services to help you with your daily living activities.


Home Health Agency Report

In 2016, DEKALB REGIONAL HOME HEALTH charged a total of $577,469 to Medicare for a total of 253 (non-LUPA) home health episodes provided to 119 Medicare beneficiaries.

The report covers only calendar year 2016.

Percentage of patients with these chronic conditions
Atrial Fibrillation 25% Alzheimer's 19%
Asthma 38% Cancer 18%
Congestive Heart Failure 43% Chronic Kidney Disease 54%
COPD 38% Depression 33%
Diabetes 52% Hyperlipidemia 66%
Hypertension n/a Ischemic Heart Disease 61%
Osteoporosis 9% RA / OA 66%
Schizophrenia 7% Stroke 9%
Average Number of Visits, per episode
Total non-LUPA Episodes253
Total LUPA Episodes19
Skilled Nursing Visits8.4
Physical Therapy Visits3.3
Occupational Therapy0.5
Speech Therapy0.2
Home Health Aide1.8
Medical-Social Visits0.0
Demographics
Medicare Beneficiaries 119
Average Age 75
Male 44
Female 75
White 117
Black n/a
Asian 0
Hispanic 0
Other n/a

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