Home Health Services

Home health consists of specialized healthcare services and activities delivered in the comfort of a patient's own home. Trained medical professionals, working under the direct supervision of the patient's physician, deliver a wide range of medical, social and therapeutic treatments that help patients return to healthy and active lives.

The emergence of new medical treatments and technologies has made home health a viable, cost-effective option for people recovering from illness, disease, injury or surgery. Howard Memorial Hospital offers home health services through our partner, Southwest Arkansas Homecare, a member of LHC Group. With this service, families can keep medical costs down, and HMH can support the healing process by allowing patients to recover in the comfort of their home.

You may benefit from home health if you are:

  • Recovering from medical conditions including—but not
    limited to—heart failure, hypertension, pulmonary disease
    such as COPD and diabetes.
  • In need of physical, occupational or speech therapy
    services. Services include a home safety and fall risk
    assessment, assistance with activities of daily living
    (i.e. dressing, bathing, grooming) and/or speech
  • Recently released from a hospital, rehabilitation hospital
    or nursing home and require assistance with wound care,
    medication management or other skilled nursing service.

Ask your doctor about home health, or contact Southwest Arkansas HomeCare at 870-845-8206 or 1-800-465-5663.

For more information about LHC Group, visit LHCgroup.com.