In honor of Home Care, Hospice and Palliative Care Month, we would like to recognize our home care and hospice team at Cullman Regional. This team consists of nurses, home care aides, physical therapists, physical therapy assistants, occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, volunteer services, a social worker and a chaplain.
Hospice care provides emotional support and medical care for individuals who have a life-threatening illness and/or are in the final phase of a terminal illness. Hospice provides medical, social, emotional and spiritual care for patients and their families.
Cullman Regional Hospice is proud to have a fundraising board, Hospice of Cullman County Inc., who hosts fundraising events throughout the year to support Cullman Regional’s mission as well as the Hospice mission to provide end-of-life care for all patients, regardless of their ability to pay. Hospice of Cullman County, Inc. is a United Way Agency and all funds raised in support of Hospice are used to provide care and support for patients who are uninsured. William Peinhardt, MD, serves as the Medical Director of Home Care and Hospice with Adam Harrison, DO, serving as the Assistant Medical Director.
Cullman Regional’s Home Care Services brings care to the homes of residents throughout Cullman County, extending your physician’s care and hospital services to the comfort and security of your home. Home health care services include nursing and personal care, physical and occupational therapy, infusion therapy, specialized wound care, heart failure and diabetes management programs, patient and family education and community resource planning.
The Cullman Regional Home Care and Hospice office is open Monday – Friday from 8 am to 4:30 pm and on-call nights, weekends and holidays.