Delivering all of your health care needs in the comfort of your home.

We are here for you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The same quality compassionate care you have come to trust at Bullock County Hospital is available when you return home with Associates Home Health. Most of us feel that we will rest better and recover sooner in our homes. As a service of Bullock County Hospital, Associates Home Health can help you recover after a major illness or surgery. We can help you manage chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, or arthritis.

Associates Home Health provides quality nursing care by RNs and assistance from certified aides. The Home Health RN is on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The nurse is available after hours for your questions or concerns and will make home visits if needed. The Home Health Aides provide personal care assistance as long as there is a need for the nurse. Authorization for Home Health is ordered by a doctor and patients are required to meet criteria for home services.

Services

  • Skilled Nursing Care
  • Personal Support
  • Home Health Aide Services
  • Wound Care
  • Patient Education
  • Diabetic Education
  • Physical Therapy
  • Medication Education
  • Assesment and Adjustments to plan of care (as needed)
  • Occupational Therapy

You may qualify for Home Health if one or more of the following apply:

  • You are unable to leave your home without a considerable taxing effort
  • You have had a recent change in medication or in your medical condition
  • You have been diagnosed with a NEW illness
  • You are discharged from the hospital, rehabilitation center or a skilled nursing facility
  • You require skilled nursing care
  • You experience difficulty with daily activities

Home Health Billing and Insurance:

We will bill the insurance company for you. Associates Home Health accepts Medicaid and Medicare Part A. We will contact the HMO, Managed Care providers, and/or private insurance company to get authorization after we receive the physician’s order.

Speak with your physician or call us at 334.738.1422 for more information on home health services. We serve Bullock, Pike and Macon Counties, East Montgomery, Hurtsboro, Clayton and surrounding communities.

A picture is worth a thousand words, and our pictures could save your life! The Bullock County Radiology Department is home to the GE Bright Speed 16 Slice CT Scanner which aids in the detection of strokes, aneurysms and blood clots. The superior image quality reveals strong blood flow in the veins and arteries as well as identifying blockages.

More Information?

For additional information, please call 334.738.2140

Services Include:

  • Images interpreted by Board Certified Radiologist 24/7.
  • Experienced and caring screening technicians
  • State-of-the-art digital technology

If there is an emergency, always call 911.

Should an unfortunate accident or unexpected illness occur, the highly skilled medical professionals in the Bullock County Hospital Emergency Department are there for you! With 24-hour physician coverage and an experienced nursing staff, we have what it takes to provide you with superior energency care. We provide quality treatment, often with little or no waiting time. We have a commitment to quality patient care and strive to keep you as comfortable as possible. We also offer emergency transport to area facilities if this is the best option for the patient’s care.

The Emergency Department is staffed by a licensed physician 24 hours 7 days a week.They utilize best care practices to provide patients with the quality of service and treatment that we are proud of and that they deserve.

The Gateway Unit at Bullock County Hospital provides short term psychiatric inpatient care. The unit is designed to treat psychiatric patients with and without concurrent medical issues.

Services Include:

  • Psychiatric Assessment
  • Nursing Assessment
  • Medication Management
  • Group and Individual Counseling as well as Discharge Planning.

Signs and Symptoms:

  • Mood Disorders
  • Changes in Mental Status
  • A Need for Medication Adjustments in an inpatient setting
  • Symptoms of Psychosis
  • Thoughts of Harm to Self or Others
  • Threatening or Bizarre Behavior
  • Other Serious Mental Illnesses

Admission:

Patients may be admitted on a voluntary basis or by court order. All admissions must be approved by Bullock County Hospital's Psychiatrist(s) and must meet the criteria for inpatient treatment. The average length of stay is seven days but stays may be longer if necessary for stabilization.

To make a referral or for more information, please call 334.738.1453, or complete the referral form below and fax it to 334.738.1503 . Medicaid, Medicare and most commercial insurances accepted.

Bullock County Hospital’s Laboratory offers quality lab services with fast turnaround times, providing the physicians and their patients with accurate results. Our dedicated staff of skilled lab professionals combined with the advances in technology ensures that your doctor receives reliable data. This information is necessary to diagnose, evaluate, and monitor your health. Our lab offers same-day service on most routine test.

If you have questions regarding your billing statement or insurance claims, or to make a payment towards your bill, please contact 334.738.1424 or 334.738.1428

Patient Contact

To contact a patient or for more information on contacting a patient, please call the hospital directly at, 334.738.2140

Visting hours

For information regaurding visting hours , please call the hospital directly at, 334.738.2140

•PATIENT RIGHTS•
To receive considerate, respectful, and compassionate care regardless of your age, gender, race, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, or disabilities.

To receive care in a safe environment free from all forms of abuse, neglect, or harassment.

To be called by your proper name and to be told the names of the doctors, nurses, and other health care team members involved in your care.

To have a family member or representative of your choice and your own physician notified promptly of your admission to the hospital, if you so choose.

To be told by your doctor about your diagnosis and possible prognosis, the benefits and risks of treatment, and expected outcome of treatment, including unanticipated outcomes.

You have the right to give written informed consent before any non emergency procedure begins.

To have your pain assessed and reassessed and to be involved in decisions about managing your pain.

To be free from restraints and seclusion in any form that is not medically required.

To expect full consideration of your privacy and confidentiality in care discussions, examinations, and treatments. You may ask for a chaperone during any type of examination.

To access protective and advocacy services in cases of abuse or neglect.

To participate in decisions about your care, treatment, and services provided, including the right to refuse treatment to the extent permitted by law. If you leave the hospital against the advice of your doctor, the hospital and doctors will not be responsible for any medical consequences that may occur.

To sign language or foreign-language interpreter services. We will provide interpretation services as needed.

To make an advance directive, appointing someone to make health care decisions for you if you are unable. If you do not have an advance directive, we can provide you with information.

To be involved in your discharge plan. You can expect to be told in a timely manner of the need for planning your discharge or transfer to another facility or level of care. Before your discharge, you can expect to receive information about follow-up care that you may need.

To receive detailed information about your hospital and physician charges.

To expect that all communications and records about your care are confidential, unless disclosure is allowed by law. You have the right to see or get a copy of your medical records and have the information explained if needed. You may add information to your medical record by contacting the Medical Records Department. Upon request, you have the right to receive a list of to whom your personal health information was disclosed.

To participate in ethical decisions that arise in the course of your care.

To choose who may visit during your stay; the chosen visitors will be given full and equal privileges consistent with the patient’s wishes, subject to clinical restrictions or limitations. You have the right to deny or withdraw consent to visitation at any time.

To voice your concerns about the care you receive. If you have a problem or complaint, you may talk with your doctor, nurse manager or a department manager.

PATIENT RESPONSIBILITIES
You are expected to provide complete and accurate information, including your full name, address, home telephone number, date of birth, Social You should provide the hospital or your doctor with a copy of your advance directive if you have one. You are expected to provide complete and accurate information about your health and medical history, including present condition, past illnesses, hospital stays, medicines, vitamins, herbal products, and any other matters that pertain to your health, including perceived safety risks. You are expected to ask questions when you do not understand information or instructions. If you believe you can’t follow through with your treatment plan, you are responsible for telling your doctor. You are responsible for outcomes if you do not follow the care, treatment, and services plan. You are expected to actively participate in your pain management plan and to keep your doctors and nurses informed of the effectiveness of your treatment. Please leave valuables at home and only bring necessary items for your hospital stay. You are expected to treat all hospital staff, other patients, and visitors with courtesy and respect; abide by all hospital rules and safety regulations; and be mindful of noise levels, privacy, and number of visitors. You are expected to provide complete and accurate information about your health insurance coverage and to pay your bills in a timely manner. You are expected to keep appointments and be on time for appointments, or to call your health care provider if you cannot keep your appointments. Bullock County Hospital provides notice to its patients and the public that when an individual has concerns related to care, treatment and services received at this facility, that he/she is encouraged to contact hospital administration at 334.738.2140. The individual also has the right to report any complaint or concern by phone to: The Alabama Department of Public Health Complaint Hotline:
1.800.356.9596

Bullock County Hospital offers both inpatient and outpatient physical therapy services in Union Springs. What does that mean? Residents of Bullock County and the surrounding areas do not have to drive to Montgomery, Troy, or Eufaula for physical therapy sessions. Save time and money by choosing to have physical therapy close to home.

Physical therapy is ordered for various conditions related to:

  • Surgery
  • Injury
  • Overuse(tendonitis)
  • Stroke
  • Car Accidents
  • Work related injuries
  • Balance deficits
  • Coordination
  • Gait Abnormalities (walking)
  • Abnormalities
  • Loss of function
  • And many other conditions

How do I get started?

Ask your doctor for a referral for Physical Therapy. If you see a physician out of town and prefer the convenience of having regular PT sessions close to home, request the outpatient physical therapy clinic at Bullock County Hospital.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please contact the Physical Therapy Department at 334.738.1484. We look forward to providing you with exceptional care and service!