Our services.

Hospice specialization services.

Skilled Nursing Services

  • AHC nurses visit patients as needed, as often as they need, at a minimum of one time per week.

  • Nurses are on-call 24/7, on weekends and holidays to address patients’ needs.

  • Nurses work with the Medical Director to tailor a plan of care to meet each patients’ unique needs.

  • Nurses work with patients’ caregivers/families to ensure they feel secure in caring for their loved one

Medical Director Services

  • The AHC Medical Director is a physician who helps oversee the care of the patient. The patient can choose to stay under the care of their primary physician or come under the care of the AHC Medical Director.

  • The Medical Director is on-call 24/7 to make medication and dosage changes.

  • The Medical Director works with the nursing staff to tailor a unique plan of care to meet each patients’ unique needs.

Spiritual Care Services

  • AHC Chaplains visit a minimum of every 30 days and by request to provide spiritual support.

  • Chaplains also provide grief counseling and bereavement support to families and caregivers.

Social Work Services

  • AHC Social Workers visit a minimum of every 30 days and by request.

  • Social Workers assist with living wills, financial counseling, as well as individualized counseling as requested.

Special Care Services

  • AHC offers personal care services to assist with bathing, grooming, dressing, etc. 1-5 days per week, as the patient requests/needs.

  • Respite/Sitter Services by CPR-certified CNAs to reduce stress and provide caregivers with much needed breaks.

  • Homemaking/House Cleaning Services

Therapy Services

  • AHC offers physical and occupational therapy for patients whose quality of life can be enhanced by therapy.

Appalachian Hospice and Home Health Services is certified by the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services and is a member of both the National Hospice and Palliative Care Association and the Kentucky Association of Hospice and Palliative Care. 

Appalachian Hospice and Home Health Services adheres to all HIPAA privacy policies.

Services are available regardless of age, race, religion, national origin, color, sex or handicap