At Riverways of Ozarks Medical Center, we know that when you or one of your loved ones is ill or injured, there's no place you'd rather be than in your own home. Because Riverways knows and understands these feelings, we work hard to make this possible. All of our home care programs are housed together under one roof and we coordinate services to provide a full continuum of care to meet your needs. Click to learn about The Riverways Difference and Hospice Volunteers.

Riverways provides care in Howell, Oregon, Ozark, Douglas, Shannon, Texas and Wright counties in Missouri.

Riverways Top 100
  Riverways of Ozarks Medical Center has been honored as one of the Top 100 home health agencies in the nation by HomeCare Elite. The organization compiles and compares data from 9,724 Medicare-certified home health agencies in the United States in order to compile the list of the 100 top-performing agencies.Winners are ranked by an analysis of performance measures in quality outcomes, quality improvements and financial performance, with quality outcomes and quality improvements being the most heavily weighted in the consideration for the top performing agencies. Quality outcomes look at how often home health agencies gave the recommended care or treatments. Measures include the management of oral medication, transferring patients, ambulation and surgical wound status.

Riverways Home Care

Riverways Home Care works closely with your physician to provide the medical care he or she recommends for you or your loved one. Our skilled staff of nurses, home health aides, rehabilitation therapists and social workers are dedicated to providing the best possible health care to patients in their own homes.


Riverways Support Services

Riverways Support Services offers the assurance that you or your loved one's daily needs are met by providing services such as homemaking, personal care, respite care and in-home companion care.

Click here for the “How to Choose a Private Duty Home Care Provider” consumer guide from the Missouri Alliance for Home Care.


Riverways Transitions

Riverways Transitions is a unique end-of-life care program. The non-nursing, volunteer-based program offers assistance, encouragement and support to those who are diagnosed with a life-limiting illness and who have a prognosis of one year or less, but who are not yet suited for, or are not choosing, hospice for a variety of reasons. The focus of the program is to link clients with community resources that can help meet their needs.


Riverways Hospice

Riverways Hospice provides for the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of patients and their families in the final stages of an incurable illness. Riverways Hospice offers a full range of services, including nursing care, medications and much more. Trained volunteers play an integral role in the care that is given to both patients and the patients' families as they face end-of-life issues.

For more information about the services offered by Riverways Home Care of Ozarks Medical Center, call 417-256-3133 or E-mail riverways@ozarksmedicalcenter.com.

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The Riverways Difference

•  We are a local provider, fully-owned and operated in South Central Missouri
We have provided home care to the people of this region since 1974.
We provide a full spectrum of community-based services including home health, support services, adult daycare, transitions and hospice.
We're a part of Ozarks Medical Center's network of care. This association gives us access to non-traditional home health professionals, such as pharmacy consultants, nutritionists, respiratory therapists and patient educators, to provide the care you need.

Riverways of OMC is accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO).



Riverways Adult Daycare

Riverways Adult Daycare offers a safe place for adults who are unable to stay home by themselves during the day while their families work, run errands or rest. Riverways Adult Daycare provides:

  Trained, professional staff
  A safe environment
  Health monitoring by a Licensed Practical Nurse
  Medication administration
  Personal care
  Meaningful activities
  Meals and snacks

Arrangements for rehabilitative services also can be made through Riverways Adult Daycare while a participant. Services include physical and occupational therapies and speech/language pathology.

For more information about Riverways Adult Daycare of Ozarks Medical Center or to inquire about payment sources, call 417-255-2965.




The Riverways Hospice program is supported by a number of caring and unique individuals whooffer physical, mental, emotional and spiritual support to the patient and the patient's family as they face a terminal illness.

A hospice volunteer might run errands, prepare an occasional meal, sit with a patient while the caregiver takes a much-needed rest, provide transportation, perform clerical duties, participate in fund raisers and other public events.

Volunteers for Riverways Hospice of OMC must be at least 18 years of age. Although no special educational degrees or skills are necessary, volunteers attend a training session which teaches them how to deal with end-of-life issues. There also are opportunities for individual or groups of teens to do support projects for the hospice program.

For more information about how to be a hospice volunteer, contact Riverways Hospice of OMC at
417-256-3133 or E-mail riverways@ozarksmedicalcenter.com.


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