Learn About Our Compassionate Hospice Services

Horizon provides compassionate Hospice services through individualized service. Our Hospice services are available in the following service areas: Boise/Meridian, Caldwell/Nampa, Emmett, Twin Falls, Mountain Home, Fruitland/Ontario, and Burley.

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Compassionate & Professional Hospice Care

Our goal is to provide comfort, dignity and quality of life for every one of our patients. Every effort is made by the Hospice Team to provide maximum physical comfort for the patient. Once the patient is comfortable, the Hospice Team then focuses on preparing the patient and loved ones emotionally and spiritually for death.

We have a team of professionals who are passionately committed to provide adults and seniors with short-term skilled nursing, rehabilitative, and therapeutic services.

Where Do We Offer Hospice?

We offer professional and compassionate Hospice services throughout Idaho. If we cover your area, reach out to us! Let’s see how we can improve the quality of life for you or your family member.

We provide Hospice services in all of our service areas including Boise/Meridian, Caldwell/Nampa, Emmett, Twin Falls, Mountain Home, Fruitland/Ontario, and Burley.

A Personalized Plan That Works For You

Each person who works for Horizon Home Health & Hospice provides important and necessary skills that help promote your well-being. Our team of quality nurses, aides, therapists, and allied healthcare professionals, all serve a vital role on our team. As we work together with your physician, our strategy is to develop a plan of care that will maximize your independence and quality of life. Each plan is unique and each patient’s success is measured and celebrated.

Teamwork Means Success

We also know it takes a team to be successful. Each member of the team shares responsibility and contributes to the treatment plan to assure the highest quality of services are delivered with compassion and respect.

Your Physician

Oversees your treatments and the members of your unique care team.

Our Team

Our nurses, therapists, and aides help to implement treatments and collaborate to meet your goals of recovery.

The Patient

Collaborators and supports for health management and recovery goals.

Family & Caregivers

Collaborators and supports for health management and recovery goals.

When Is It Time For Hospice?

Unfortunately, most seniors find themselves struggling with various activities throughout the day. Here are a few signs that you or a loved one may be in need of hospice services from Horizon.

Treatment Is No Longer Working And/Or They No Longer Desire Aggressive Intervention

They Sleep Much Of The Time

They Often Seem Confused Or Restless

They’re Less Able To Communicate

They Don’t Have Much Appetite Or Are Losing Weight For No Apparent Reason

They Have Multiple Recurrent Infections

Their Symptoms Are Getting Harder To Manage

They’re Visiting The Doctor Or Hospital More Often

Learn About Additional Services We Offer

Looking for something different? Learn more about our other life-changing services.

Home Health

Home Health

Home Health focuses on recovery and rehabilitation. Home Health refers to a wide range of medical services provided at a patient's home to help them recover from an illness, surgery, or manage chronic conditions.

Palliative Care

Palliative Care

Palliative care is specialized medical care that focuses on providing relief from the symptoms, pain, and stress of a serious illness, regardless of the diagnosis or stage of the disease.

Chronic Care Management

Chronic Care Management

Aftercare for discharged patients managing chronic conditions, ensuring coordinated support and improved health outcomes through personalized care management.

Wound Care

Wound Care

Comprehensive wound care services aimed at promoting healing and recovery, with personalized treatment plans tailored to meet each patient's specific needs.

Frequently Asked Questions: Hospice Care

What is Hospice? Is Hospice care just for cancer patients? How do you pay for Hospice? Find the answers to your questions here.

Hospice care focuses on the comfort and quality of life for patients with terminal illnesses, rather than curative treatments.

Patients diagnosed with a terminal illness with a life expectancy of six months or less, if the illness runs its expected course, may qualify.

Hospice care can be provided in various settings, including a patient’s home, a hospice facility, hospitals, nursing homes, and other long-term care facilities.

No, Hospice is for anyone with a life-limiting illness, including heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, lung disease, and many others.

Medicare, Medicaid, and most private insurance plans offer Hospice benefits. Additionally, many hospice organizations offer financial assistance or care based on ability to pay.

Services can include medical care, pain management, emotional and spiritual support, counseling, respite care for families, and more.

Hospice professionals are skilled in managing pain and symptoms with medications, therapies, and other methods.

Yes, many Hospice programs encourage patients to maintain their relationship with their personal physicians.

If the patient’s condition stabilizes or improves, they might be discharged from Hospice. However, if they continue to decline, the eligibility can be re-evaluated and extended.

While both focus on comfort and symptom relief, Palliative care can be pursued at any stage of an illness, while Hospice is typically reserved for the final months of life.

Hospice focuses on comfort and quality of life. Curative treatments might be stopped, but some treatments that provide comfort can continue.

No, it means prioritizing comfort and quality of life over aggressive treatments. Many families find that Hospice allows them to enjoy their remaining time with loved ones more fully.

Yes, patients can leave hospice care and return to curative treatments if they wish or if their condition improves.

Typically, a referral from a physician is needed, followed by an assessment from the Hospice Team.

Families are an integral part of the Hospice experience. They are involved in making decisions, providing care, and are also offered support and counseling.

Reach Out To Us

Boise/Meridian: (208) 888-7877
Caldwell/Nampa: (208) 455-1990
Emmett: (208) 365-1693
Twin Falls: (208) 733-2840
Mountain Home: (208) 587-6854
Fruitland/Ontario: (208) 549-2104
Burley: (208) 733-2840
Wound Care Clinic: (208) 733-2840

Boise / Meridian

Caldwell / Nampa

Mountain Home

Fruitland / Ontario

Wound Care Clinic

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