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.
- May is National Stroke Awareness Month May 15, 2017
Why is stroke prevention and recognition important? Because it’s the 5th-leading cause of death in the U.S., occurring in 800,000 individuals annually. It is also the leading cause of long-term adult disability, with half of all global stroke survivors being permanently disabled, according to the Centers for Disease Control. Women carry a 7% higher risk, mainly […]
- National Nurses Week Starts Today! May 6, 2017
Has your life been improved by a member of the nursing profession? You have a great opportunity coming up this week to say “Thanks!” and let them know they have made a positive impact on you. National Nurses Week Since 1990, the week of May 6–12 has officially been the national observance of Nurses Week. […]
- The Skin You’re In: Preventing Pressure Ulcers April 13, 2017
By Corrie Dinwiddie, RN Oxford HealthCare Wound Coordinator The skin is the largest organ of the human body. According to the online journal LiveScience.com, the average person’s skin counts for 16 percent of their total weight, and spans a surface area of 22 square feet. It is also one of the most important organs for […]
- How to Protect Yourself from Phishing (pronounced: fishing) Scams March 27, 2017
By Bryan Bardwell, Oxford’s Security and Privacy Officer Even in the relative safety of our homes, the world can be a dangerous place. Scammers will attempt to trick you and steal your personal information through various means, such as deceptive phone calls, going through your trash, or with fake emails, just to name a few. […]
- February is American Heart Month! February 14, 2017
In the 53 years that American Heart Month has been observed, great strides have been made in the detection, treatment and prevention of Heart Disease, which is the leading cause of death in the U.S., responsible for 25% of all mortality.
- Good Nutrition Promotes Wound Healing January 20, 2017
By Alicia Jenkins BS, RN, CWCN, Oxford Wound Analyst Good nutrition is essential for wound healing. During the healing process, the body needs increased amounts of calories, protein, vitamins A and C, and sometimes the mineral zinc. Food choices and nutritional status influence wound healing since serious wounds increase the energy, vitamin, mineral and protein […]