Admission Process

Requesting admission is a simple process. The first step is to call our Director, Donna Payne, at (315) 536-1690.

Requests can be made by potential residents and their families, social workers, hospital discharge planners, doctor or friends.

If a bed is available and the potential resident meets admission criteria, arrangements will be made to meet the potential resident as soon as possible.

General Admission Criteria

  • Diagnosis of Terminal Illness with no expectation of recovery
  • Prognosis of three months or less
  • Understanding that no life sustaining measures will be implemented
  • Private physician coverage
  • Association with a Certified Hospice Agency
  • Understanding that Keuka Comfort Care Home is primarily staffed with volunteers
  • Must be able to be safely managed by trained staff and volunteers
  • No extraordinary care needs

Admission is determined by immediate need.

The goal of Keuka Comfort Care Home is to provide excellent care to the dying in a home-­like setting while respecting their individual needs and maintaining their dignity until death.

There is no cost to the resident or their family.