Alacare Home Health & Hospice

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Basic Information

Address: 408 Governors Dr. Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone Number: 256-539-2322
Fax Number: 256-539-4116

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Additional Information

Causes Served: Terminally ill patients and thier families
Clearances Required: No
Background Check: Yes
Population Served: Madison, Jackson, and DeKalb County
Ages for Volunteer: 14 and older
Hours of Service: Open
Minimum Hours Required: Open
Days of Service: Open
Mission Statement:

The Mission of Alacare Home Health & Hospice is to serve homebound citizens of Alabama by providing high quality, multidisciplinary home health and hospice services delivered by an experienced, skilled and caring team of dedicated professionals.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

To affirm life and focus on the quality of life so that persons in the last phases of a terminal illness might live as fully and as comfortably as possible.

Program History:

Family owned and operated in the state of Alabama since 1970.

Additional Information:

Volunteers are Vital!
Alacare Home Health & Hospice volunteers complete the circle of care that is extended to each Alacare homecare and hospice patient. Volunteers improve patients' quality of life by supplementing attention and companionship provided by Alacare medical staff. Additionally, Administrative Support Volunteers assist with clerical support duties in all branch locations throughout Alabama.

Opportunities available for direct involvement with Alacare patients include:

  • Friendly visiting
  • Writing letters
  • Telephoning patients to say "hello"
  • Reading
  • Preparing light meals or snacks
  • Light housekeeping
  • Running errands
  • Companionship
  • Sending cards

    Administrative support services in Alacare's branches include:

  • Typing
  • Filing
  • Record-keeping
  • Special projects
  • Mail-outs
  • Data entry