Home Health Care - Massachusetts

Massachusetts home health care agencies are providing much needed services to the state’s aging population. Seniors in MA 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 Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts home health care provider will be a close one that requires a significant amount of trust.

Choosing the right home health care agency in MA is an important decision. We’re here to help. You can use our tools to find all of the Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts

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

94%
Massachusetts Average
Massachusetts scored 3% higher than the national average.

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

94%
Massachusetts Average
Massachusetts scored 3% higher than the national average.

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

94%
Massachusetts Average
Massachusetts scored the same as the national average.

How often the home health team checked patients for depression.

97%
Massachusetts Average
Massachusetts scored the same as the national average.

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

70%
Massachusetts Average
Massachusetts scored 2% higher than the national average.

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

65%
Massachusetts Average
Massachusetts scored 2% 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.

94%
Massachusetts Average
Massachusetts scored 1% higher than the national average.

How often the home health team checked patients for pain.

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

How often the home health team treated their patients pain.

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

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

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

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

95%
Massachusetts Average
Massachusetts scored the same as the national average.

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

96%
Massachusetts Average
Massachusetts scored the same as the national average.

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

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

How often patients got better at walking or moving around.

61%
Massachusetts Average
Massachusetts scored 3% higher than the national average.

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

58%
Massachusetts Average
Massachusetts scored 3% higher than the national average.

How often patients got better at bathing.

66%
Massachusetts Average
Massachusetts scored the same as the national average.

How often patients had less pain when moving around.

71%
Massachusetts Average
Massachusetts scored 4% higher than the national average.

How often patients breathing improved.

67%
Massachusetts Average
Massachusetts scored 3% higher than the national average.

How often patients wounds improved or healed after an operation.

90%
Massachusetts Average
Massachusetts scored 1% higher than the national average.

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

52%
Massachusetts Average
Massachusetts scored 3% higher 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.

11%
Massachusetts Average
Massachusetts scored the same as the national average.

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

18%
Massachusetts Average
Massachusetts scored 1% higher than the national average.

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

88%
Massachusetts Average
Massachusetts scored the same as the national average.

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

86%
Massachusetts Average
Massachusetts scored 1% higher than the national average.

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

84%
Massachusetts Average
Massachusetts scored 1% higher 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).

85%
Massachusetts Average
Massachusetts scored 1% higher than the national average.

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

82%
Massachusetts Average
Massachusetts scored 3% higher than the national average.