Etowah County Home Care
About Etowah County Home Care709 East Broad Street
Gadsden, AL 35903
Price & Availability: (888) 878-9295
General Info: (256) 547-5012
Fax: (256) 543-0067
Ownership type: Government - State/ County
Date certified: 07/01/1966
Provides services to: children, adults
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Does Etowah County Home Care, Inc offer the following services?
Bathing, using the toilet, and dressing
Help taking or dispensing medication
Care for the terminally ill
For appointments, groceries, etc.
Meal planning/prep, laundry, etc.
Floors, bathrooms, etc.
Trained for Alzheimer's, dementia, etc.
Help remembering to take medications
Service Area for Etowah County Home Care
About Etowah County Home Care
Home health program
the bureau of home and community services is the parent agency for the statewide medicare/medicaid certified home health program that serves all alabama counties. Home health care services are provided for homebound patients who meet eligibility requirements. Many treatments and care services previously limited to the hospital are now being provided in the home. Services offered
nursing care, including:
1. Wound care
2. Intravenous therapy
3. Diabetic care
4. Cardiovascular care
5. Post-hospital assessment and teaching
6. Urinary catheter management
home health aide services
medical social work services
occupational and speech therapies
physical therapy (including post-surgical therapy)
medicare and medicaid
bcbs participating provider
eligibility for home health services varies by the insurance or reimbursement source. Hours of operation
the home health program operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Please contact us if you are seeking these services. Bio-monitoring program
the in-home bio-monitoring program combines resources from adph home care, alabama medicaid agency and the university of south alabama to provide an in home monitoring service for specific chronic ilnesses. Medicaid patient 1st patients who have congestive heart failure, diabetes, and/or hypertension may qualify for the in home monitoring program. The patient 1st provider will determine if the patient needs daily monitoring and will provide the orders for the patient to be admitted to the in-home bio-monitoring program. For immediate assistance regarding the in-home bio-monitoring program please contact jacqueline giddens at (334) 206-5685.
Overall Rating 2.8 / 5.0 ★★★★★
Chai Bracht ★★★★★ in the last week
I waited two long hours to have my intake done and then another hour waiting to be seen by a nurse and ultimately waited another thirty minutes to be given my test results that were taken a month ago. I was never called or updated if my test results were in. Everything here is very backed up and the wait times are ridiculous. Understaffed and the staff that is here is irritated that they are understaffed. Unpleasant experience not worth the free tests they offer... It is unfortunate because many people that need the clinic rely on one income and taking upward of 4 hours for an appointment doesnt look good at a job.
Russell Givens ★★★★★ 2 months ago
I went here to get a copy of my birth certificate and the lady was very hateful and hateful to others that were being waited on.
Rosalynn Mom ★★★★★ 2 years ago
I found out i was pregnant with my 2nd child down here. The nurse was so nice to me and gave me all my information i needed to see the doctor.
Miss La'Heaven Martin ★★★★★ a year ago
Etowah County Home Care Services
- Nursing Care
- Physical Therapy
- Occupational Therapy
- Speech Pathology
- Medical Social
- Home Health Aid
- Home Care
Medicare Evaluation of the Quality of Care
The quality of care given at Etowah County Home Care is periodically evaluated by Medicare. The results of the most recent evaluation period are listed below to help you compare home care agencies in your area. More Info
Among patients with a recent hospital stay, the number of patients at this agency that were re-admitted to the hospital was the same as expected and the number that went to the ER without being re-admitted was the same as expected.
|Begins Patient Care in Timely Manner:|
|Teaches Patients or Family About their Drugs:|
|Checks Patients Risk of Falling:|
|Checks Patient For Depression:|
|Checks on Patients Flu Shot:|
|Checks on Patients Pneumonia Shot:|
|Foot Care For Diabetes Patients:|
|Checks Patients For Pain:|
|Treats Patients Pain:|
|Treats Heart Failure Symptoms:|
|Took Doctor Ordered Action to Prevent Bed Sores:|
|Included Treatments to Prevent Bed Sores:|
|Checked Patients For the Risk of Bed Sores:|
|How Often Patients Improved Walking:|
|How Often Patients Improved Getting Out of Bed:|
|How Often Patients Improved Bathing:|
|How Often Patients Had Less Pain Moving Around:|
|How Often Patients Breathing Improved:|
|How Often Patients Wounds Healed After Operation:|
|How Often Patients Improved Taking Medication by Mouth:|
|How Often Patients Had to be Admitted to the Hospital:|
|How Often Patients Needed Urgent Care From the ER:|
Reviews from Patient Surveys
These Etowah County Home Care reviews tell you the opinions of the patients receiving care from agencies that are Medicare-certified. Every participant took the same survey so it is a useful way to compare Etowah County Home Care to other home care agencies. More Info
|Home Health Team Gave Care in a Professional Way:|
|Communicated Well With them:|
|Discussed Medicines Pain & Home Safety:|
|Gave their Home Health Agency a Rating of 9 or 10:|
|Would Recommend the Home Health Agency to Friends & Family:|
|Completed Surveys:||66 *||26,661||1,160,737|
Cities Served by Etowah County Home Care
Etowah County Home Care serves ZIP codes that encompass all or part of each of the cities listed below.
Locust Fork, AL
Pell City, AL
Rainbow City, AL