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Your Preferred Care

At Preferred Home Health & Hospice, we are proud to be North Alabama's premier resources for home health and hospice care. We provide compassionate, skilled care and services to individuals of all ages and circumstances. From skilled home health services including advanced illness management, IV therapy, and wound care to hospice services both in-home or on-site at local nursing facilities, we are there.

We invite you to learn more about the comprehensive healthcare services we provide and determine the best path for you or your loved one. Please reach out to us if you have any questions. Let us show you how we are committed to being your preferred care.

Is Home Health right for my loved one or me?

See below for a list to consider. Keep up with how many you answer yes.

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  • Have you been diagnosed with a new illness?

  • Have you had a recent hospitalization?

  • Has your medication recently changed?

  • Do you require skilled nursing services?

  • Do you require therapy services?

  • Would you rather be cared for at home?

  • Are you losing your balance and falling?

  • Have you had surgery or an injury recently?

  • Do you have wounds that are not healing?

 

If you answered yes to two or more of these questions, skilled home health care could be right for you. Speak with your physician or call us today for more information.

When is it the right time for Hospice?

See the list below to learn some of the signs that it might be time for hospice. Preferred Hospice is provided to clients under the certification and direction of a licensed physician. Anyone can refer to hospice. We are happy to answer any questions regarding eligibility, services provided, or potential needs.

 

  • Frequent visits to the ER or hospital admissions

  • A decline in their ability to perform daily tasks including eating, getting dressed, walking, or using the bathroom

  • An increase in falls

  • Changes to their mental abilities

  • Progressive weight loss

  • Skin tears, infections, and other signs of deteriorating health

 

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