Hospice Provider Healthcare Worker Flu Vaccination Rates
2016-2017 flu season

Influenza (flu) is a serious health threat. It is important that all healthcare workers get vaccinated against the flu each year to prevent the spread of flu among staff and patients at healthcare facilities. It is especially important that healthcare workers who care for high-risk persons such as older adults, pregnant women, and people living with chronic medical conditions get vaccinated.

What you should do

  • Improve your facility flu vaccination rates. more
  • Require unvaccinated workers to wear a surgical face mask during direct patient contact if the Director of Health declares flu to be widespread. more

Employee Summary Rates

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Facility Name Total Workers Percent Vaccinated Percent Medically Exempt Percent Refuse Percent Unknown
BEACON HOSPICE LLC DBA BEACON HOSPICE AN AMEDISYS COMPANY 65 86% 3% 11% 0%
HOME & HOSPICE CARE OF RHODE ISLAND 356 71% 0% 9% 20%
HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE 39 90% 10% 0% 0%
HOSPICE OF NURSING PLACEMENT 12 33% 17% 50% 0%
KINDRED HOSPICE 104 82% 3% 13% 3%
VNA OF CARE NEW ENGLAND 24 100% 0% 0% 0%
VNA OF RHODE ISLAND 9 100% 0% 0% 0%
VNS OF NEWPORT AND BRISTOL COUNTIES INC 21 86% 0% 14% 0%
All Reporting Hospice Provider 630 76.7% 1.9% 9.7% 11.7%

Licensed Independent Practitioner Summary Rates

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Facility Name Total Workers Percent Vaccinated Percent Medically Exempt Percent Refuse Percent Unknown
BEACON HOSPICE LLC DBA BEACON HOSPICE AN AMEDISYS COMPANY 4 0% 0% 0% 100%
HOME & HOSPICE CARE OF RHODE ISLAND 0
HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE 0
HOSPICE OF NURSING PLACEMENT 0
KINDRED HOSPICE 7 100% 0% 0% 0%
VNA OF CARE NEW ENGLAND 3 100% 0% 0% 0%
VNA OF RHODE ISLAND 0
VNS OF NEWPORT AND BRISTOL COUNTIES INC 0
All Reporting Hospice Provider 14 71.4% 0.0% 0.0% 28.6%

Student, Trainee, and Volunteer Summary Rates

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Facility Name Total Workers Percent Vaccinated Percent Medically Exempt Percent Refuse Percent Unknown
BEACON HOSPICE LLC DBA BEACON HOSPICE AN AMEDISYS COMPANY 64 42% 0% 11% 47%
HOME & HOSPICE CARE OF RHODE ISLAND 344 87% 0% 3% 10%
HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE 57 100% 0% 0% 0%
HOSPICE OF NURSING PLACEMENT 0
KINDRED HOSPICE 20 100% 0% 0% 0%
VNA OF CARE NEW ENGLAND 7 100% 0% 0% 0%
VNA OF RHODE ISLAND 1 100% 0% 0% 0%
VNS OF NEWPORT AND BRISTOL COUNTIES INC 35 89% 0% 11% 0%
All Reporting Hospice Provider 528 83.7% 0.0% 3.8% 12.5%

All Healthcare Workers Combined (employee and non-employee)

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Facility Name Total Workers Percent Vaccinated Percent Medically Exempt Percent Refuse Percent Unknown
BEACON HOSPICE LLC DBA BEACON HOSPICE AN AMEDISYS COMPANY 133 62% 2% 11% 26%
HOME & HOSPICE CARE OF RHODE ISLAND 700 79% 0% 6% 15%
HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE 96 96% 4% 0% 0%
HOSPICE OF NURSING PLACEMENT 12 33% 17% 50% 0%
KINDRED HOSPICE 131 85% 2% 10% 2%
VNA OF CARE NEW ENGLAND 34 100% 0% 0% 0%
VNA OF RHODE ISLAND 10 100% 0% 0% 0%
VNS OF NEWPORT AND BRISTOL COUNTIES INC 56 88% 0% 13% 0%
All Reporting Hospice Provider 1172 79.8% 1.0% 6.9% 12.3%

Note: Blank space indicates that there are no Healthcare Workers of this type.
Vaccinated: % of HCWs who received an influenza vaccination
Medically Exempt: % of HCWs who declined due to medical contraindications
Refuse: % of HCWs who declined for reasons other than medical contraindications
Unknown: % of HCWs whose vaccination status was unknown

Source: Office of Immunization, Rhode Island Department of Health