Jennie Stuart Medical Center
Contact Us 800-887-JSMC (5762)
We are located in the Stuart Building on the JSMC campus, across 18th Street from the hospital.
(270) 887.0118 or
(800) 280.0118 - Phone
Home Health
JSMC Home Health is a Joint Commission-accredited home health agency. Our Home Health team provides healthcare to those who are home bound and are under the care of a licensed physician. Nurses are on call 24 hours per day, seven days per week to assist with your needs. Home Health is available to families in Christian, Todd and Trigg Counties.
JSMC Home Health provides needed medical and personal care services to patients in their homes. These are part-time, intermittent services designed to promote, restore or minimize the effects of illness.
Nursing services
Our nursing professionals coordinate your treatment, plan and provide the specialty care ordered by your physician. Skilled services include:
  • Skilled assessments
  • Infusion therapy
  • IV antibiotics
  • Medication management
  • Enteral nutrition
  • Wound management
  • Catheter/ostomy/skin care
  • Laboratory measurements
  • Diabetes management
  • Heart failure management
  • Patient and family teaching
  • Hospice transition/palliative care
Rehabilitation services
Physical therapy
To help maximize mobility, physical therapists evaluate and provide individualized programs for strengthening and coordination exercises, pain control and other therapeutic treatments.
Occupational therapy
To help maximize independence in activities of daily living, occupational therapists evaluate and provide exercise and adaptive techniques for self-care.
Speech therapy
To help maximize communication, our speech therapist evaluates and prepares a individualized treatment plan.
All rehab disciplines may work in conjunction or independently to meet the patients’ needs in the following areas:
  • Joint replacement rehabilitation
  • Fall prevention program
  • Energy conservation training
  • Balance/coordination training
  • Alternative communication program
  • Visual deficits adaptations
  • Cognitive deficits adaptations
  • Neurological rehabilitation
  • Adaptive and home medical equipment referrals
  • Cardio-pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Difficulty with speech
  • Difficulty with swallowing
  • Difficulty with memory
Support services
Medical Social Services
Medical social workers are available to assist you and your family in finding ways to cope when stressful issues affect your recovery:
  • Financial information
  • Long-term and short-term planning
  • Alternative living arrangements
  • Coordination of community resources
Home health aides
Home health aides may assist you with your personal needs as ordered by your physician, such as:
  • Assisted/total bath
  • Skin care
  • Linen changing
  • Light meal preparation
  • General exercise and other assistance
Medical equipment and supplies
We will assist you in arranging for medical equipment—such as oxygen, hospital beds or walkers—from your chosen vendor when your physician says you need them. You will be instructed in the use of your equipment. Most medical supplies will be provided by the agency.
Paying for services
JSMC Home Health will bill your insurance company or other source for you. Payment sources include:
  • Medicare
  • Medicare Advantage plans
  • Tricare
  • Medicaid
  • Workers’ compensation
  • Commercial insurance
  • Private payers
Your JSMC Home Health professional can provide more detailed information.
JSMC Home Health is in compliance with all federal and state anti-discrimination laws. Our policy prohibits discrimination on the basis of color, race, religion, national origin, mental or physical disability, age, sex, economic or social status, or ability to pay.
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320 W. 18th Street
Hopkinsville, KY 42240
Or P.O. Box 2400
Hopkinsville, KY 42241-2400
(270) 887-0100 Or
(800) 887-JSMC (5762)

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