We all want to live life to the fullest. But, when health issues start to interfere, what do you do? As a full service home care and hospice provider, we assist people of all ages to remain active and independent in their homes. When home care assistance is needed, you can trust our expertise for help. Our service area covers southwest and central Missouri with offices located in Springfield, Joplin, West Plains, and Columbia.
Expert Care at Home
Since 1974 we have developed more home care services and programs than any other agency in southwest and central Missouri. From round-the-clock nursing care to short-term care, you have a variety of in home services to choose from. We provide as much, or as little, care at home as you need, and are flexible to make changes as your condition changes.
Oxford continues to stand out as leaders in home health care with innovative programs and technological advances such as: Memory Care, LSVT Loud Therapy for Parkinson’s, occupational and physical therapy, hospice music therapy, and Lifeline Personal Emergency Response. To learn more about all of our services, visit our services page or contact us at 1-800-749-6555. Oxford’s caring professionals are ready to assist you with any questions about receiving the best home care available.
Trust Us For Help at Home
Choosing a caregiver to provide help at home is one of the most important decisions you will make. Our experienced staff is dedicated to developing one-on-one relationships with clients, helping them feel confident and comfortable in their own home. You can view the full list of services we provide, or call one of our specially trained Care Coordinators who will develop a plan tailored for you. Staying in control of your health is important. We have the home care solutions to help you achieve that goal.
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