Fort Payne, Alabama Home Health Provider

Call Us: (256) 844-8303
Fax Us: (256) 844-8373

Office Hours

Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday-Sunday Closed
Urgent Needs: 24/7 On-call

Counties Served

  • Cherokee
  • DeKalb
  • Jackson
  • Marshall
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About Amedisys Home Health Services in Fort Payne

Whether you’re recovering from surgery or illness, or living with an ongoing condition like diabetes or heart problems, Amedisys Home Health Care in Fort Payne is here to help. We can help you recover, manage your condition and live as independently as possible. Following the plan of care developed with your doctor, our home health care team can deliver the care you need where you need it most: at home.

We provide home health care in Scottsboro, Rainsville, Collinsville, Fyffe, Stevenson and other neighboring towns. Call us today at (256) 844-8303 to find out how Amedisys Home Health in Scottsboro can help you.

With Amedisys Home Health Care in Fort Payne, you’ll work with an experienced team that understands the challenges you’re facing and is passionate about helping you get better. You and your family will have peace of mind knowing you’re being cared for by highly trained, carefully screened home health care professionals.

Home Health Care Services in Fort Payne

Amedisys Home Health Care in Fort Payne is committed to delivering high-quality home health care backed by the latest research. We pay attention to the many areas of your life that have been impacted by your health condition so you can recover. Available services may include:

Skilled Nursing Care

A licensed home health nurse visits your home to provide an assessment, symptom and medication management, hands-on care such as wound care, patient/caregiver education and more.

Physical Therapy

Physical therapists help improve your strength, balance, coordination, flexibility, safety awareness and ability to move, so it’s easier to do daily activities. They may also work on your personal goals including pain relief and improved independence.

Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapists evaluate and provide suggestions to improve your function and safety at home when performing daily tasks such as showering, bathing and dressing. They may also help you develop or strengthen skills needed for tasks like grooming, hygiene and meal preparation.

Speech Therapy

Speech therapists help with a variety of conditions. They often work with patients and caregivers to provide evaluation and teaching to improve speech, language, communication and safe swallowing.

Home Health Aide

Home health aides help with daily self-care tasks like bathing, grooming, dressing and moving around, so you can stay independent at home.

Medical Social Work

Medical social workers help connect you and your caregivers with the community resources you need such as counseling, community agency referrals, independent living resources, long-term care planning and crisis intervention.

Behavioral Health Nursing

Our home health agency in Scottsboro offers psychiatric nursing for patients with depression, anxiety and other mental health disorders. Depending on your needs and doctor’s orders, services may include psychiatric evaluations, medication management, education and help managing symptoms.

Specialty Programs

Diabetes Program - Amedisys Home Health in Scottsboro offers a special program for patients with diabetes. You’ll receive assessments, monitoring and education to help improve your quality of life and prevent complications.

Fall Reduction Program - If you have fallen or are at risk of falling, our home health agency in Scottsboro offers a fall reduction program. This program is designed to reduce preventable falls and boost your independence.

Heart Failure Program - We offer a specialized program for patients with heart failure at our Scottsboro home health care center. Our goals are to improve your quality of life and keep you home and out of the hospital as much as possible.

COPD Program - Our Scottsboro home health care agency offers a COPD program to give you the support and tools you need to manage your symptoms at home.

Other services may include a personal emergency response system, infusion therapy and a nutritional consult. Availability may vary. Please call Amedisys Home Health Care in Fort Payne to find out if we currently offer these services.

How Home Health Care Helps

Receiving home health care in Fort Payne has several benefits:

  • Medicare, Medicaid and some private insurance plans typically cover the cost of home health care.
  • Family and caregivers get education and support, so they can care for your needs and their own.
  • With regular monitoring and education, you may be able to avoid unnecessary trips to the hospital.
  • Research shows older adults typically recover faster, with fewer complications, at home than in a hospital.
  • Medication management helps prevent harmful drug interactions and helps you follow doctor’s orders.
  • An occupational therapist and/or physical therapist can help create a safe environment to reduce your risk of falls.
  • Being at home allows you to maintain your daily routine and a sense of normalcy in your life.

Call Amedisys Home Health Care in Fort Payne at (256) 844-8303 or fill out the form on this page. Our team can answer any questions you have and talk through your needs and insurance coverage. We’ll help coordinate your care with your doctor so you can start feeling better and get back to doing the things you love.

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