Northwest Home Health

The Home Health department of Russellville Hospital offers you and your family compassionate and efficient care delivery in the comfort of your home. Our staff is committed to improving your clinical and functional abilities, allowing you to achieve maximum health and independence.

Northwest Home Health understands that the best place for you to recuperate is in the comfort of your own home. We provide a full range of home care services, including:

Skilled Nursing




Home Health Aides

Patients are admitted into our services by referral from the patient's physician or clinical case manager. The admission process includes a comprehensive physical assessment and treatments ordered by the physician. The homecare team will also ensure that your medication regimen is evaluated and monitored to provide maximum benefit and safety.

Northwest Home Health Admitting Criteria
The following list provides guidance on allowable conditions where home care services may be helpful to patients and/or caregivers:
  • Frequent hospital admissions, physician office visits or after-hours phone consultations
  • Medication management issues
  • New diagnosis or disease
  • Re-occurrence or uncontrolled symptoms related to diagnoses such as COPD, CHF, diabetes, pneumonia, wounds, ulcers, infections or other chronic and long-term illnesses
  • Post-surgical monitoring
  • Administration of IV's or injectable medications
  • Education related to disease process: diet, glucose monitoring, infection control
  • Complications with healing process
  • New home oxygen
  • Indwelling catheter
  • G-Tube care and use

Julie Harper
Northwest Home Health
711 Hospital Drive NE
P.O. Box 1147
Russellville, AL 35653

Phone: (256) 331-0006
Fax: (256) 331-0046
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