Admissions

Requesting admission is as simple as calling (585) 872-5290 and asking to speak to the Primary Nurse, Mary Barnhart, RN.

General Admission Criteria

  • Diagnosis of Terminal Illness: no expectation of recovery
  • Prognosis of three months or less
  • Do not resuscitate order: no life sustaining measures will be implemented (For Example: no CPR)
  • Private physician coverage
  • Association with a hospice/home health care agency: Lifetime Care or Visiting Nurse Service
  • Understand Webster Comfort Care Home is primarily staffed by volunteers
  • Must be able to be safely and comfortably managed by trained staff and volunteers
  • No intravenous or feeding tubes
  • Medications will be administered orally, rectally, topically (patch) or by pump
  • No financial requirements are required
  • Admission is not determined by age, creed, color, ethnic background, religion or diagnosis but by immediate need
  • The goal of Webster Comfort Care Home is to provide quality care to the dying by attempting to meet each resident’s physical, emotional, social and spiritual care needs in a supportive, home-like environment while respecting their individuality and maintaining their dignity until death.