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.
- Managing the Holiday Blues December 8, 2016
By Pam Gennings, Executive Director Special Projects* The holidays should be a time of happiness, but for some people it can trigger a range of emotions including the temporary feeling of anxiety or depression also known as the Holiday Blues. The Holiday Blues can be caused by extra stress, unrealistic expectations or even memories that […]
- National Family Caregivers Month November 17, 2016
Recognizing and supporting caregivers is tremendously important. This month, please take the time to lend a hand, or at least a kind word, to someone you know that Is caring for another. Whether the need comes from aging, disability, illness or injury, there are so many willing to take up the difficult task of caregiving. […]
- Fall Prevention: Simple Tips To Prevent Falls October 27, 2016
By Jan Untz, RN, BSN, Oxford Orthopedic Coordinator Falls can put you at risk of serious injury. Fall prevention may not seem like a lively topic, but it is quite important. Physical changes and health concerns—and sometimes the medications used to treat those conditions—can make falls more likely. Fact: Falls are a leading cause of […]
- Hypertension: High Blood Pressure October 7, 2016
By Crystal Maggard, RN Oxford Cardiopulmonary Coordinator Have you checked your blood pressure lately?? Did you know that long-term elevated blood pressure is called “the silent killer?” High blood pressure is a common condition in many people, many of whom often are not even aware they have it. Blood pressure is determined both by the […]
- Step Out Walk to Stop Diabetes September 14, 2016
By Meagan Ennis, RN, Oxford’s Diabetes and Neurology Coordinator Some things you might not know about Diabetes: According to the American Diabetes Association, 29.1 million Americans have diabetes, and 21 million of those people are undiagnosed. Another 86 million people have pre-diabetes, with only 11% of that population having been told they have this disease. […]
- Iron Deficiency Anemia September 7, 2016
By Rachel Choate, RN-C, FNP-C, Oxford’s Special Programs Manager Iron deficiency anemia is a common type of anemia in which blood lacks adequate healthy red blood cells. Iron deficiency anemia is caused by a lack of iron in the body. Without enough iron, your body can’t produce plentiful hemoglobin, a substance in red blood […]