Learn About Our Professional Palliative Care Services

Palliative Care – also called comfort care – manages the symptoms, pain, and stress that you or your loved one may experience with serious illness.

Palliative Care supplements medical treatment and, if needed, allows for a smooth transition between home health and hospice services.

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Professional Care At Your Doorstep

Non-Medical home care services aid clients who need assistance with activities of daily living. These services allow the client to remain in their own residence. These services would be performed by one of the following:

Where Do We Offer Palliative Care?

We offer professional and compassionate Palliative Care 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 Palliative Care services in four of our service areas including Boise/Meridian, Mountain Home, Twin Falls, and Burley.

A Personalized Plan That Works For You

Each person who works for Horizon Health 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 Palliative Care?

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 home care services from Horizon.

Frequent Falls Or Instability

Lack Of Proper Nutrition Or Meals

Uncleanliness Or Clutter In The Home

Inability To Drive

Missing Doctor Appointments Due To Inability To Remember

A Lack Of General Hygiene And Cleanliness

Unable To Use The Restroom Alone

Struggle Or Confusion With Filling Medications And When To Take Them

Learn About Additional Services We Offer

Looking for something different? Click below to 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.

Hospice Care

Hospice Care

Hospice care, when administered at the optimal juncture, offers patients the invaluable gift of time. It affords them the opportunity to come to terms with their diagnosis, relish moments of nostalgia, bid their farewells, and put their affairs in order.

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: Palliative

What is palliative care? Is palliative care just about pain management? Find the answers to your questions here.

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.

While both prioritize comfort, Palliative care can be pursued at any time during an illness, in conjunction with curative treatments, whereas hospice care is typically reserved for individuals nearing the end of life and no longer pursuing curative treatments.

Any patient suffering from a serious illness, regardless of age or stage of disease, may benefit from Palliative care. This includes patients with cancer, heart disease, lung diseases, kidney disease, Alzheimer’s, and many other conditions.

A multidisciplinary team usually provides Palliative care, including physicians, nurses, social workers, pharmacists, nutritionists, and therapists.

It can be offered in various settings: hospitals, outpatient clinics, at home, or in long-term care facilities.

While pain management is a significant component, Palliative care also addresses other symptoms like nausea, fatigue, anxiety, and shortness of breath. It also provides emotional, spiritual, and psychosocial support.

Palliative care can be given alongside curative treatments. Its focus is on managing symptoms and improving quality of life, and it can complement other therapies or treatments.

Many insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid, cover palliative care services. It’s essential to check with individual insurance providers for specifics.

If someone is experiencing significant symptoms, pain, or stress due to a serious illness, a discussion with a healthcare provider about Palliative care may be beneficial.

Yes, many Palliative services can be provided at home, depending on the patient’s needs and the available resources.

In many cases, a referral from a primary care doctor or specialist might be needed, but policies can vary by institution.

Yes, pediatric palliative care is a specialized field that addresses the unique needs of children with serious illnesses and their families.

No, Palliative care can be initiated in any setting, including outpatient clinics or at home.

No, Palliative is about improving quality of life and can be given alongside curative treatments.

Many hospitals and healthcare systems offer Palliative care services. Asking your primary care doctor or specialist is often a good starting point.

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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