Providing home health in Altus, Oklahoma since 1994.

Altus

For Sunshine Home Care, Altus is our home base. Our home health agency's office is located on the corner of Grady and Broadway Streets in the heart of Downtown Altus. We are located across from Frazier Bank and next door to Big Dog Sportswear. Our office address is 121 E. Broadway St., Altus, OK 73521. Man of us have spent our lives here along side our cherished Altus native friends, family, and neighbors. So with that we say: Go Altus Bulldogs!

What is home health?

Sunshine Home Care has been the leading Altus, OK home health agency since 1994. We bring more than two decades of experience to our patient's and their families. Part of that experience is helping to guide people through the process of understanding what home health is and whether it is right for them.

Home health is the practice of one or more services such as skilled nursing or physical therapy in your most comfortable environment: your own home. While either skilled nursing or physical therapy are required to begin home health in Altus, OK, other helpful services such as occupational therapy, speech therapy, and assistance everyday activities such as cleaning and bathing can be offered during that time as well.

At Sunshine Home Care, we treat each patient as if they were part of our own family, and we believe that every person has the right to make decisions about their health care. We work with you and your physician to determine to make sure your home health care plan fits your needs.

Who is home health for?

Home health is generally considered for older adults (those over the age of 65 on Medicare). There are a number of reasons that home health might become an essential service. Those reasons are:

  • A recent hospitalization

  • New or uncontrolled diagnoses

  • New or changed medication

  • Recent falls

  • New or unhealing wounds

  • Upcoming surgery

  • Decline in activities of daily living due to stroke, falls, or other medical circumstances

  • Disease diagnosis requiring management such as Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, diabetes, congestive heart failure, COPD, or others

The decision to begin home health is between you and your doctor. If you agree that it is right for you, your doctor will sign an order for the agency of your choosing.

How do I choose a home health agency?

Choosing an agency for home health in Altus, OK is a big decision. You should not only choose an agency you feel you can trust, but you should compare agencies to find the right fit. Find out how we compare to other Altus, OK home health agencies or visit the Medicare Home Health Compare website to conduct your own research.

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Still have questions? Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us today for a consultation.

Emergency

Altus, OK

For medical emergencies, please dial 911 immediately.

Jackson County Memorial Hospital

Altus, OK

The local hospital for Altus is Jackson County Memorial Hospital.

(580) 379-5000

1200 E. Pecan St.

Altus, OK 73521

www.jcmh.com

Cancer Centers of Southwest Oklahoma

Altus, OK

Cancer treatment and diagnosis center for Southwest Oklahoma.

(580) 379-6000

1200 E. Broadway St.

Altus, OK 73521

www.ccswok.com

Jackson County Health Department

Altus, OK

The local health department for Altus, OK and Jackson County:

(580) 482-7308

401 W. Tamarack Rd.

Altus, OK 73521

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