Home Care Program

The Morgan County Health Department Home Care Program uses a holistic approach to provide home health care services prescribed by a physician to residents of Morgan County. Services are delivered to qualified homebound Medicare, Medicaid, or commercial insurance recipients. This program is CHAP accredited.

Please contact Jeanne Kelley, RN, Home Care Services Supervisor at (256) 301-6732 or 1-800-499-7736. The fax number is (256) 353-6410.

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
  • COPD
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Hypertension
  • Stroke
  • Wound Care
  • Pediatric Care
  • Arthritis
  • Alzheimers
  • 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

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 Morgan County Health Department Home Care Program is a Blue Cross and Blue Shield and Medicare Advantage participating provider. For more information please call 1-800-499-7736.


Page last updated: November 13, 2017