Assisted Living

In Kirksville, MO

The Assisted Living Program offers

either long-term or short-term housing as well as other support services including 24-hour supervision, meals, transportation to local doctor's offices, employment, and religious worship, medical oversight and drug administration, as well as recreational activities and outings.

The Assisted Living Program is operated by

a licensed nursing home administrator. To assist the administrator is a Director of Nursing. The Director provides training for the personal care assistants who directly provide care for the residents. These qualified staff attend training on an ongoing basis.

Other support staff include

licensed practical nurses who administer medications and oversee patient care, residential coordinators who train and schedule the personal care assistants, a social service coordinator who assists the resident council and organizes activities each week, and transporters to make sure individuals get to work and doctor appointments as well as coordinates other transportation needs.

Our Community Support Specialist serve

as the professional liason with referral sources, employers, medical professionals, attorneys, and other community resources. CSS's teach life skills and coordinate aftercare. They access community resources for assistance with housing, utilities, clothing, education, childcare and healthcare. CSS's address how to have sober "fun" and encourage healthy social activities.

Our facility accommodates 57 individuals in companion rooms. Those who might be interested in living in the facility could need temporary assistance with everyday living until they can transition to community living or be someone who might need a stronger support system for a life-time.

Located in beautiful Kirksville, Missouri

Kirksville is a town of around 20,000 people located in northern Missouri. Thousand Hills State Park is just 3 miles west and is a place the residents enjoy, especially in the summer. Kirksville is home to two universities one hospital, and many great shopping and eating establishments. We also have a wonderful library that the residents visit weekly and for those seeking employment, Kirksville offers numerous job opportunities.
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CARF Accredited

These programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities. This achievement is an indication of this organizations dedication and commitment to improving the quality of the lives of the persons served.

Professional Staff

Psychologists
Psychiatrists
Advance Practice Nurses
Registered Nurses
Family Therapists
Licensed Social Workers
Community Support Specialists
Prevention Specialists
And many more..

A Healthy Environment

PFH was a finalist in the 2012 "Healthiest Employers" award by the St. Louis Business journal. The Healthiest Employer awards program recognizes organizations that are committed to creating a healthy workplace.

Our Mission

Preferred Family Healthcare Continually Strives to be a Dynamic, Caring Organization United to Assist Others in Achieving Their Potential.

Our Goals

The success of our consumers is our top priority. We strive to provide the highest level of care to each individual.

Our Future

We will continue to meet the growing needs of the communities we already serve while continuing to expand into other communities and services.