Month: October 2016

Once Again Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC is RATED 5 Stars

Today, October 19, 2016, CMS Home Health compare website updated its quarterly data (see below screen shots for details). Once again Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC (DMHHSS) is rated 5 Stars.

Since CMS launched Home Health Compare Website last July DMHHSS has been rate 5 Stars four out of five rating periods. The only exception was last October when DMHHSS was rated 4.5 Stars. This is an outstanding achievement!

This is star rating is evidenced by our patient’s quality outcomes and satisfaction surveys which are publicly reported here on this website. This rating period only 1 % of the Home Health Agencies in Pennsylvania received a 5 Star rating (see below screen shot for details).

Also, only 4% of the Home Health Agencies Nationwide received a 5 Star rating (see below screen shot for details). This is an AWESOME ACCOMPLISHMENT.

State Representative John J. Taylor Accompanied Home Care Nurses on a Visit to a Northeast Philadelphia Patient

On October 12, 2016 STATE REPRESENTATIVE JOHN J. TAYLOR accompanied Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC staff on an in home visit in Northeast Philadelphia.

Following the home visit STATE REPRESENTATIVE JOHN J. TAYLOR visited Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC (DMHHSS) to learn about our 5 Star CMS Home Health Compare rated agency and to take a tour of our office.

We then went to our conference room to discuss home health care, changes in managed Long Term Support Services, (MLTSS), and the future of home health care in the State of PA. John J. Taylor is a member of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives from the 177th Legislative District of Pennsylvania, United States, since 1984.

State Representative John J. Taylor, on October 12, 2016 accompanied Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC (DMHHSS) staff on an in home visit in Northeast Philadelphia. We went to visit DMHHSS patient, Robert Spear, who is a proud Korean War Veteran, in his home to observe a skilled nurse home visit.

Present in Robert’s home for visit were: Stanley Rynkiewicz, RN, MSN, WCC, DWC, CCS, NHA Administrator DMHHSS, PA State Representative John J. Taylor, Irene Dudley, DMHHSS Clinical Director, and Carryann Myers-Wasylkiw, DMHHSS Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). PA State Representative John J. Taylor spent an hour with us on the home visit learning about Robert and the home health care services he receives from DMHHSS which is a 5 Star rated agency on CMS’s Home Health Compare Website.

Robert received skilled nursing services for skilled assessment, education on disease processes and medications to assist him to remain at home decreasing unnecessary emergency room visits and hospitalizations. This visit went a long way to share with our lawmakers the types of services that DMHHSS provides in our community.

Following the home visit on October 12, 2016, STATE REPRESENTATIVE JOHN J. TAYLOR visited Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC (DMHHSS) to learn about our 5 Star CMS Home Health Compare rated agency and to take a tour of our office. We then went to our conference room to discuss home health care, changes in managed Long Term Support Services, (MLTSS), and the future of home health care in the State of PA.

The attendees of this meeting were: Stanley Rynkiewicz, RN, MSN, WCC, DWC, CCS, NHA Administrator Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, PA State Representative John J. Taylor, Irene Dudley, Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services Clinical Director, Gina Grosh, Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services RN Oasis/QA Manager, and Judy Zdunkiewicz, Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services Director of Finance.

State Senator John P. Sabatina Jr Visits a Home Care Patient with Our Nurses in Northeast Philadelphia

State Senator John P. Sabatina, Jr. on October 4, 2016 accompanied Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, LLC  staff on an in home visit in Northeast Philadelphia. We went to visit Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services patient, Josephine Skoczylas, in her home to observe a registered nurse and certified nursing assistant home visit.

Present in Josephine’s home for visit were: Stanley Rynkiewicz, RN, MSN, WCC, DWC, CCS, NHA Administrator Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services, PA State Senator John P. Sabatina, Jr., Ryan Mulvey, Senator Sabatina’s Chief of Staff, Irene Dudley, Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services Clinical Director, Dawn Boggs, Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services RN Case Manager, and Mary Frempong, Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services Certified Nursing. State Senator John P. Sabatina, Jr. spent an hour with us on the home visit learning about Josephine and the home health care services she receives from Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services which is a 5 Star rated agency on CMS’s Home Health Compare Website. Josephine received skilled nursing services for skilled assessment, wound care, education on disease processes and medications to assist her to remain at home decreasing unnecessary emergency room visits and hospitalizations. She also receives certified nursing assistant services which assists her with her daily activities. This visit went a long way to share with our lawmakers the types of services that Deer Meadows Home Health and Support Services provides in our community.

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