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Overall Rating 3.4 / 5.0 ★★★★★

  • FL Simon ★★★★★ a year ago

    Simply the best experience possible. They treated the whole family with such kindness!

  • Rebecca Gavin ★★★★★ 6 years ago

    I had written a review almost a year ago, and it is no longer visible. If KC Hospice tries to get this one removed, please do not remove it. My family used their services from June 1, 2011 -June 21, 2011. We had a very bad, very damaging, experience thanks to an unprofessional social worker. I am a social worker, so I know whereof I speak. She was manipulative, tried to impose her will on our family, and turned a volatile situation into WW III. Having a loved one that is dying puts people in an incredibly vulnerable position. Social workers are never supposed to make judgements or try to force their idea of what needs to happen onto clients. They are never supposed to coerce. The fallout from this situation was devastating, not the least to the person who was dying. I have since heard others complain about KC Hospice taking on more cases than they could reasonably handle. SHOP AROUND, there are many hospice agencies. Choose carefully. And don't forget, you can discharge any hospice, for any reason. Then you can hire another one, as we did.

  • Tina Gonzales ★★★★★ 4 years ago

    My 29 year old son was admitted to Kansas City Hospice on February 22, 2014. This was the worst possible experience! My son was weak but mobile, spent 2 months + at KU med ctr (they were amazing). Due to my son's illness, alcohol related, there were a lot of family dynamics. Staff was very disrespectful to me and much of the time to my son. Never explained anything they did to my son or I. Son was actually improving, and was wanting to be dismissed but they discouraged this. When I took it upon myself to call his Dr., his Dr. came in personally and agreed to discharge and follow him, his improvement was likely related to nutrition and increased activity. However, hours prior to his leaving hospice and coming home, he threw a blood clot and passed. I had requested some prophylactic, comfort treatments several days prior to this and was refused. Pain meds and anxiety meds were all they could do. No anti thombolitic stockings, no heparin, no diurectics. If they would have listened to me or noticed the fact that my son had begun urinating and his yellow color was improving, his cognition had drastically improved, my son would possibly still be alive. I truly believe they can only safely care for those for are already on deaths door step and that is probably what they should stick to.

  • Matt Arnold ★★★★★ a month ago

  • Joshua Green ★★★★★ 7 years ago

Kansas City Palliative Home Care Services

  •   Nursing Care
  •   Physical Therapy
  •   Occupational Therapy
  •   Speech Pathology
  •   Medical Social
  •   Home Health Aid
  •   Medicare

Medicare Evaluation of the Quality of Care

The quality of care given at Kansas City Palliative Home Care is periodically evaluated by Medicare. The results of the most recent evaluation period are listed below to help you compare home care agencies in your area. More Info

Among patients with a recent hospital stay, the number of patients at this agency that were re-admitted to the hospital was the same as expected and the number that went to the ER without being re-admitted was the same as expected.

Quality of Care:
This
Agency

MO
Begins Patient Care in Timely Manner:

70%

93%
Teaches Patients or Family About their Drugs:

91%

95%
Checks Patients Risk of Falling:

100%

100%
Checks Patient For Depression:

100%

98%
Checks on Patients Flu Shot:

60%

77%
Checks on Patients Pneumonia Shot:

75%

82%
Foot Care For Diabetes Patients:

95%

95%
Checks Patients For Pain:

65%

0%
Treats Patients Pain:

59%

0%
Treats Heart Failure Symptoms:

51%

0%
Took Doctor Ordered Action to Prevent Bed Sores:

50%

0%
This
Agency

MO
Included Treatments to Prevent Bed Sores:

55%

0%
Checked Patients For the Risk of Bed Sores:

63%

0%
How Often Patients Improved Walking:

48%

56%
How Often Patients Improved Getting Out of Bed:

17%

17%
How Often Patients Improved Bathing:

11%

13%
How Often Patients Had Less Pain Moving Around:

0%

0%
How Often Patients Breathing Improved:

0%

0%
How Often Patients Wounds Healed After Operation:

52%

84%
How Often Patients Improved Taking Medication by Mouth:

24%

49%
How Often Patients Had to be Admitted to the Hospital:

20%

16%
How Often Patients Needed Urgent Care From the ER:

13%

12%

Reviews from Patient Surveys

These Kansas City Palliative Home Care reviews tell you the opinions of the patients receiving care from agencies that are Medicare-certified. Every participant took the same survey so it is a useful way to compare Kansas City Palliative Home Care to other home care agencies. More Info

Patient Surveys:
This
Agency

MO
Home Health Team Gave Care in a Professional Way:

93% *

89%
Communicated Well With them:

90% *

87%
Discussed Medicines Pain & Home Safety:

94% *

85%
Gave their Home Health Agency a Rating of 9 or 10:

96% *

85%
This
Agency

MO
Would Recommend the Home Health Agency to Friends & Family:

89% *

80%
Completed Surveys:47 *21,884
Response Rate:

37% *

34%
* Fewer than 100 patients completed the survey. Use the scores shown, if any, with caution as the number of surveys may be too low to accurately tell how an agency is doing.

Cities Served by Kansas City Palliative Home Care

Kansas City Palliative Home Care serves ZIP codes that encompass all or part of each of the cities listed below.

Bates City, MO
Belton, MO
Blue Springs, MO
Bonner Springs, KS
Bucyrus, KS
California, MO
Cleveland, MO
Drexel, MO
East Lynne, MO
Edwardsville, KS
Excelsior Springs, MO
Garden City, MO
Gardner, KS
Grain Valley, MO
Grandview, MO
Greenwood, MO
Harrisonville, MO
Independence, MO
Kansas City, KS
Kansas City, MO
Kearney, MO
Lansing, KS
Lathrop, MO
Leavenworth, KS
Leawood, KS
Lees Summit, MO
Lenexa, KS
Liberty, MO
Mission, KS
Oak Grove, MO
Odessa, MO
Olathe, KS
Orrick, MO
Overland Park, KS
Paola, KS
Peculiar, MO
Pleasant Hill, MO
Prairie Village, KS
Raymore, MO
Riverside, MO
Shawnee, KS
Smithville, MO
Spring Hill, KS
Stilwell, KS
Weston, MO



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