Home Care Program
The Jackson County Health Department Home Care Program uses a holistic approach to provide home health care services prescribed by a physician to residents of Jackson County. Services are delivered to qualified homebound Medicare, Medicaid, or commercial insurance recipients.
Please contact Winona Mize, RN, Home Care Services Supervisor at (256) 259-3694 or 1-800-239-6768. The fax number is (256) 574-4803.
A home health team of highly trained professional staff provide care on an intermittent part-time basis in the privacy of the home to acutely and/or chronically ill individuals. Services provided may include:
- Skilled Nursing
- Physical Therapy
- Speech Language Pathology (as available)
- Occupational Therapy (as available)
- Medical Social Services
- Home Health Aide
Our staff can provide disease management of many conditions and symptoms that were previously limited to the hospital setting, to include:
- Post-surgery Care
- Heart Failure
- Diabetes Mellitus
- Wound Care
- Pediatric Care
- Muscle Skeletal Conditions
- Medication Teaching/Management
Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding holidays. Skilled Nursing Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, including holidays.
Eligibility varies by the insurance and reimbursement requirements, and by each individual's specific medical needs. A physician order is required for all services. The Jackson County Health Department Home Care Program is a Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Medicare Advantage participating provider. For more information please call 1-800-239-6768.
Page last updated: November 13, 2017