Home Health Care - Alaska

Alaska home health care agencies are providing much needed services to the state’s aging population. Seniors in AK that would like to remain independent for as long as possible but need professional medical assistance can use these healthcare services in lieu of living in a nursing home facility.

Home health care in Alaska is carried out by a licensed therapist, aide or nurse. These experienced professionals will assess the client’s needs and tailor a wide array of services to meet their exact needs. The relationship between client and the Alaska home health care provider will be a close one that requires a significant amount of trust.

Choosing the right home health care agency in AK is an important decision. We’re here to help. You can use our tools to find all of the Alaska home health care options in your area. In addition to contact and service information, you’ll also get client ratings for each home health care agency.

Top Home Healthcare Providers In Alaska

How often the home health team began their patients care in a timely manner.

73%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 18% lower than the national average.

How often the home health team taught patients (or their family caregivers) about their drugs.

88%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 3% lower than the national average.

How often the home health team checked patients risk of falling.

87%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 7% lower than the national average.

How often the home health team checked patients for depression.

91%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 6% lower than the national average.

How often the home health team determined whether patients received a flu shot for the current flu season.

59%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 9% lower than the national average.

How often the home health team determined whether their patients received a pneumococcal vaccine (pneumonia shot).

59%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 8% lower than the national average.

For patients with diabetes, how often the home health team got doctor s orders, gave foot care, and taught patients about foot care.

86%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 7% lower than the national average.

How often the home health team checked patients for pain.

96%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 2% lower than the national average.

How often the home health team treated their patients pain.

98%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored the same as the national average.

How often the home health team treated heart failure (weakening of the heart) patients symptoms.

97%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 1% lower than the national average.

How often the home health team took doctor-ordered action to prevent pressure sores (bed sores).

93%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 2% lower than the national average.

How often the home health team included treatments to prevent pressure sores (bed sores) in the plan of care.

91%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 5% lower than the national average.

How often the home health team checked patients for the risk of developing pressure sores (bed sores).

96%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 2% lower than the national average.

How often patients got better at walking or moving around.

49%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 9% lower than the national average.

How often patients got better at getting in and out of bed.

44%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 11% lower than the national average.

How often patients got better at bathing.

58%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 8% lower than the national average.

How often patients had less pain when moving around.

55%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 12% lower than the national average.

How often patients breathing improved.

60%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 4% lower than the national average.

How often patients wounds improved or healed after an operation.

86%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 3% lower than the national average.

How often patients got better at taking their drugs correctly by mouth.

43%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 6% lower than the national average.

How often patients receiving home health care needed any urgent, unplanned care in the hospital emergency room - without being admitted to the hospital.

16%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 5% higher than the national average.

How often home health patients had to be admitted to the hospital.

16%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 1% lower than the national average.

Patients who reported that their home health team gave care in a professional way.

83%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 5% lower than the national average.

Patients who reported that their home health team communicated well with them.

83%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 2% lower than the national average.

Patients who reported that their home health team discussed medicines, pain, and home safety with them.

81%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 2% lower than the national average.

Patients who gave their home health agency a rating of 9 or 10 on a scale from 0 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

79%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 5% lower than the national average.

Patients who reported YES, they would definitely recommend the home health agency to friends and family.

77%
Alaska Average
Alaska scored 2% lower than the national average.