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Home Health Care

Home Health Care (formerly Meril Angels Home Health) is committed to offering skilled, professional, and friendly care in your home in Northwest Missouri. Our primary service area covers the counties of Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Caldwell, Clinton, DeKalb, Holt, Nodaway and Platte.

Home Health is available for those that meet the following criteria:

  • Are confined to their home (have limited mobility and require assistance to go to doctor visits, house of worship, hair salon, etc.),
  • Have a skilled need for care and
  • Are under the care of a doctor

Free Home Assessment

Home Health Care offers a free in-home assessment to determine your eligibility. If you are in need of professional services, we will work with your physician to obtain the necessary orders.

Our service include:

  • Skilled Nursing
  • Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing
  • Physical Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Medical Social Services

We are available 7-days-a-week, 24-hours-a-day to meet your health care needs or those of a loved one.

Professionals to Meet Every Need

Home Health Care has experienced Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Clinical Social Workers, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapy Assistants, Occupational Therapists, Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants, and Speech-Language Pathologists to meet your acute illness, post-injury or post-surgical needs.

Skilled Nursing

Our nurses are there for you and your family to provide an understanding of your health and wellness needs such as:

  • Post-hospital care
  • Patient education
  • Medication management
  • IV therapy
  • Management of health issues, including: diabetes, congestive heart failure, and lung disease

Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nursing

Patients benefit from our specialized care for wounds, ostomies, and incontinence, including:

  • Skin breakdown (decubiti) prevention
  • Level II Wound Vac Certified staff
  • Specialty dressings
  • Post-surgical care

Therapy Services

  • Physical Therapists help you gain maximum mobility, muscle, flexibility, endurance and help restore strength.
  • Occupational Therapists help you resume activities that were previously taken for granted following an injury or illness. Therapists help you adapt and redevelop skills used in activities of daily living.
  • Speech Therapists help you overcome communication and/or swallowing problems after injury or illness, and are skilled in treatment of facial nerve pain.

Medical Social Services

Living independently with health related issues often requires community resources. Our medical social workers assist in areas such as:

  • Health-related counseling for you and your family
  • Accessing community resources
  • Long-range planning
  • Advanced directives and living wills

Payment Options

  • Medicare
  • Private insurance (HMOs, PPOs, etc.), UHC, Medicaid, Humana, Blue Cross Blue Shield (nursing only)
  • Veterans’ benefits thru Triwest
  • Private pay
  • CareCentrix provider with Cigna

For more information on Home Health Care, contact us at:

4420 S. 40th Street, St. Joseph, MO 64503

816-364-0900  |  Fax: 816-364-0588

QUESTIONS?  Contact Carrie Hullinger at chullinger@thewholeperson.org; or Angie Garr at agarr@thewholeperson.org.


Home Health Care is located in St. Joseph, Missouri. The parent company, The Whole Person is located at 3710 Main in Kansas City, Missouri.

It is the policy of Home Health Care not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, genetics or disability in admission, service provision (treatment), or employment policies/practices.