Providing home health in Elk City, Oklahoma since 1994.

Elk City

For Sunshine Home Care, Elk City, OK is our home away from home. Home to a blossoming population of just under 13,000 and situated along I-40 and historic Route 66, the community named after the nearby Elk Creek is a vibrant and bustling area we are dedicated to serving as the local home health care agency.

What is home health?

Established in 1994, Sunshine Home Care provides over twenty years of experience to home health in Elk City, OK. Because of this experience, helping people through understanding what home health is and if it is right for them is what sets our agency above a step above.

Home health is the practice of providing services such as physical therapy or skilled nursing in the comfort of your own home. While either physical therapy or skilled nursing are required to start providing home health in Elk City, OK, we offer services in addition to these such as various fields of in-home therapy (such as speech therapy or occupation therapy) and assistance with functions of daily living via our home health aides.

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

Who is home health for?

Usually, home health care is requested by those age 65 or older on Medicare. There are many reasons you might decide to begin using home health services which can include:

  • 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 physician. If you find that home health is the right decision, your doctor will send an order for home health to the agency of your choosing.

How do I choose a home health agency?

Choosing the right Elk City, OK home health agency for you is an important decision. You should choose an agency you can trust, and you should research different home health agencies to find the one that best fits your needs. Find out how we compare to other Elk City, 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.

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Elk City, OK

For medical emergencies in Elk City, OK, please dial 911 immediately.

Great Plains Regional Medical Center

Elk City, OK

The local hospital for Elk City is Great Plains Regional Medical Center.

(580) 225-2511

1801 W. 3rd St.

Elk City, OK 73644

www.gprmc-ok.com

Beckham County Health Department

Elk City, OK

The local health department for Elk City, OK and Beckham County:

(580) 225-1173

400 E. 3rd St.

Elk City, OK 73644

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