For the kids.
Oxford HealthCare has been providing pediatric care to our area’s children for more than our decades, making us the most experienced pediatric home care provider in the area.
For the kids.
Oxford HealthCare has been providing pediatric care to our area’s children for more thanf our decades, making us the most experienced pediatric home care provider in the area.
PRIVATE-DUTY NURSING FOR CHILDREN
Pediatric Care Like No Other
We staff highly trained LPNs and RNs – all with pediatric backgrounds – to care for our pediatric clients with special needs. We offer round-the-clock care to provide for all of your child’s healthcare needs. Our special care services include:
- Ventilator care
- Diaphragmatic pacers
- Tracheostomy care
- Gastrostomy tube care and feedings
- Medication administration (oral, IV, IM injections, and subcutaneous injections)
- Seizure care
- Bipap or CPAP for respiratory issues
- Oxygen therapy
- Breathing treatments
- Range of motion exercises, as directed
- Wound care, as needed
- Vital signs
- Blood sugars, as needed.
All staff members received yearly in-service training on issues related to the types of clients we provide care for. Nurses caring for children on ventilators receive four hours of training prior to accepting the patient, and they also have annual ventilator reinstruction with a respiratory therapist.
Personal Care Assistant
Personal care services are medically oriented tasks that are approved by a physician as the home care necessary to meet a client’s physical needs and thereby enable the client to remain in his or her home and be treated on an outpatient basis rather than in a a hospital or nursing facility. Services are available through Special Health Care Needs (SHCN), which is a division of the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, up to age 21.
Personal care services that may be performed include bathing, hair care, oral care, elimination assistance, nail care, dressing, meal prep, assistance with feeding, cleaning of client’s area, laundry for client only, and companionship.
Advanced Personal Care Assistant
These advanced personal care tasks are maintenance services provided to assist the client with a stable, chronic condition with activities of daily living when such assistance requires devices and procedures related to altered bodily functions. Services are available through SHCN up to age 21.
Advanced personal care services that may be performed include care of ostomy, including bag changing, soap and water hygiene around ostomy or catheter site, external catheters, administration of bowel program with suppositories or sphincter stimulation, hoyter lift use for transfers, and providing passive range of motion,
Pediatric Service Area
Audrain, Barry, Barton, Bates, Benton, Boone, Butler, Callaway, Camden, Carter, Cedar, Chariton, Christian, Cole, Cooper, Dade, Dallas, Douglas, Greene, Hickory, Howard, Howell, Jasper, Laclede, Lawrence, Macon, McDonald, Miller, Moniteau, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Newton, Oregon, Ozark, Pettis, Phelps, Polk, Pulaski, Randolph, Ripley, Shannon, St. Clair, Taney, Texas, Vernon, Webster, Wright
Cherokee, Crawford, Labette
Home Care Payment
We understand how important it is for home care to be affordable. Many of our pediatric services covered by Medicaid-based programs, including:
- Regional Center
- Healthy Children and Youth Program
- Medically Fragile Adult Waiver Program
- Managed Care Companies
If you have private insurance, we will help you determine if pediatric private duty nursing is covered.
Looking for a chance to grow your career?
Then come to Oxford.
Regardless of your experience, we will nurture you and help you achieve your goals, all with competitive pay, benefits, and a flexible schedule that meets your needs. Little wonder that our caregivers are among the best of the best and we are consistently named one of the area’s top employers.
Trust your care to the most-awarded home care and hospice agency in the area.
Accreditation Commission for Health Care
Best of the Ozarks
Economic Impact Award
Favorites of the Four States
Alfred P. Sloan Award