Interim HealthCare of Wausau, WI

Offers Home Health Agencies and Hospice

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About Interim HealthCare of Wausau, WI

Hospice is a type and philosophy of care that focuses on the palliation of a terminally ill person's pain and symptoms, while attending to their emotional and spiritual needs. It is an integrated program of medical and psychosocial care, insuring that the final stages of life are lived with the greatest degree of comfort and dignity.

Partnering with hospitals, nursing homes and community based organizations, Interim meets the specific needs of terminally ill individuals and their families. Interim provides care most frequently in patients' homes however, care can also be provided in independent and assisted living residences.

Hospice services from Interim are covered by Medicare, Medicaid, and most private insurances and include:

  • Pre-Admission Consultation
  • Nursing Care
  • Pain and Symptom Management
  • Pharmacy Consultation/Services
  • Medical Equipment and Supplies
  • Education and Training of families and caregivers
  • An Interdisciplinary team of hospice aides, physicians, social workers, spiritual care counselors and volunteers
  • Bereavement care for families and caregivers

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Services and Amenities of Interim HealthCare of Wausau, WI

Health services

  • Physical Therapy

Medicare

  • Overall:
  • Medicare Provider Number: 527237
  • Ownership Type: Private

Quality of Service

  • Timeliness of providing service
    98.5%
  • Taught patient or caregivers about their drugs
    97.9%
  • Checked patient's risk of falling
    100%
  • Checked patient for depression
    93.2%
  • Checked for flu vaccination
    83.3%
  • Checked for pneumonia shot
    92.2%
  • Provided diabetes specific care including getting doctors orders, giving foot care, and teatching patients about foot care
    99.1%
  • How often patients had less pain moving around
    78.8%
  • How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital
    17.9%
  • How often patients receiving home health care needed urgent, unplanned care in the ER without being admitted
    15.3%
  • How often home health patients, who have had a recent hospital stay, had to be re-admitted to the hospital
    Same As Expected
  • How often home health patients, who have had a recent hospital stay, received care in the hospital emergency room without being re-admitted to the hospital
    Worse Than Expected

Patient Improvement

  • Walking or moving around
    86.4%
  • Getting in and out of bed
    82.7%
  • Bathing
    75.9%
  • Breathing
    85.1%
  • Medication compliance
    50%

Agency Type

  • Full Service Agency

Range of services

  • Companion Care
  • Personal Care Assistants
  • In Home Health
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Range Of Services Extra: Palliative Care Nurse Practitioners; Hospice Social Worker, Chaplain, Cna, Rn

Types of care

  • Transportation: Yes
  • Doctor Visit Companionship
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Transfer Assistance
  • Dressing And Grooming
  • Bathing And Toileting
  • Exercise
  • Finances Bookkeeping
  • Home Maintenance
  • Blood Work And Other Medical Care
  • Walking Wheelchair Assistance
  • Memory Care
  • Companionship
  • Meal Preparation
  • Errand And Grocery Assistance

Staff

  • Male Caregivers

Travel

  • Travel Details: Staff Will Travel 30+ Miles To Provide Care

Screening

  • In Person Interviews
  • Reference Checks
  • Immunizations
  • Driving Record Check
  • Residency Confirmation
  • Background Checks
  • Drug Screening
  • Sex Offender Check

Training

  • Continual Training

Training Areas

  • Patient Transfers
  • Stress Management
  • Family Communication
  • Transition Issues
  • Memory Care Training
  • Ethics
  • Validation Techniques
  • Training Areas Extra: End Of Life Care;

Payment options

  • Insurance
  • Credit Card
  • Check
  • Payment Options Extra: Medicare

Payment details

  • Payroll Provided For Caregivers

Bonded/insured

  • Bonded And Insured

Licenses

  • Licenses: Hospice & Palliative Homecare
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