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DEKALB COUNTY HOME CARE
2401 CALVIN DRIVE SOUTHWEST
FORT PAYNE. AL 35967
(256) 845-8680
Government - State/ County

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 COUNTY HOME CARE 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 COUNTY HOME CARE charged a total of $207,882 to Medicare for a total of 84 (non-LUPA) home health episodes provided to 58 Medicare beneficiaries.

The report covers only calendar year 2016.

Percentage of patients with these chronic conditions
Atrial Fibrillation 12% Alzheimer's 41%
Asthma 52% Cancer 12%
Congestive Heart Failure 43% Chronic Kidney Disease 45%
COPD 38% Depression 38%
Diabetes 45% Hyperlipidemia 59%
Hypertension n/a Ischemic Heart Disease 50%
Osteoporosis 14% RA / OA 57%
Schizophrenia 3% Stroke 5%
Average Number of Visits, per episode
Total non-LUPA Episodes84
Total LUPA Episodes-1
Skilled Nursing Visits5.0
Physical Therapy Visits4.0
Occupational Therapy0.0
Speech Therapy0.0
Home Health Aide2.4
Medical-Social Visits0.0
Demographics
Medicare Beneficiaries 58
Average Age 73
Male 16
Female 42
White 57
Black n/a
Asian 0
Hispanic 0
Other n/a

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