journeys hospice

Journeys Hospice, Inc
223 E. Amity
Nampa, ID 83686
Ph. 208-461-3035
Fx. 208-466-0693

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Serving the greater Boise area of the Treasure Valley including:

Boise
Caldwell
Eagle
Emmett
Fruitland
Greenleaf
Homedale
Huston
Kuna
Marsing
Melba
Meridian
Middleton
Nampa
New Plymouth
Notus
Parma
Payette
Sand Hollow
Star
Weiser
Wilder

Frequently Asked Questions

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When should a decision about entering a hospice program be made and who should make it?

Should I wait for our physician to raise the possibility of hospice or should I raise it first?

What if our physician doesn't know about hospice?

Can a hospice patient who shows signs of recovery be returned to regular medical treatment?

What does the hospice admission process involve?

Is there any special equipment or changes I have to make in my home before hospice care begins?

How many family members or friends does it take to care for a patient at home?

Must someone be with the patient at all times?

How difficult is caring for a dying loved one at home?

What specific assistance does hospice provide home-based patients?

Does hospice do anything to make death come sooner?

Is the home the only place hospice care can be delivered?

How does hospice "manage pain"?

What is hospice's success rate in battling pain?

Will medications prevent the patient from being able to talk or know what is happening?

Is hospice affiliated with any religious organization?

Is hospice covered by insurance?

If the patient is not covered by Medicare or any other health insurance, will hospice still provide care?

Does hospice provide any help to the family after the patient dies?

If the patient is eligible for Medicare, will there be any additional expenses to paid?