Hospice Care – Compassion in Your Home
Jan and patient at Hospeace

Finger Lakes Visiting Nurse Service offers compassionate hospice care services for patients in Ontario and Yates Counties who have made a conscious decision not to pursue curative treatment for a life-limiting illness. A team of specialized professionals act as a direct extension of the patient’s family to address the personal, emotional, and medical needs of both the caregiver and their loved ones. Our staff strives to enhance the quality of life of patients and their families, and to address the varied dimensions affected throughout the course of a terminal illness.

Hospice Program Services

  • Physician Care Consultations
  • Hospice Nursing Care
  • Social Work Services
  • Rehabilitation Therapies
  • Pastoral Support
  • Home Health Assistants
  • Volunteer Support

Criteria For Admission

Hospice patients must:

  • Have an incurable illness with a prognosis of six months or less
  • Not wish to seek curative treatment
  • Have a physician’s order for program services
  • Receive care in Ontario or Yates County

Insurance coverage for Finger Lakes Visiting Nurse Service’s certified hospice care is available through Medicare, Medicaid, and select private insurance plans. In addition, Finger Lakes Visiting Nurse Service is committed to providing free or reduced-fee services to individuals who meet New York State’s eligibility requirements.

If you would like to speak to a hospice representative right away, call 1-800-253-4439. You may also send us an e-mail.

Hospeace House
Ontario-Yates Hospice in partnership with Hospeace House Inc. operates a 4-bed hospice residence program in Naples, NY.  Hospeace House is a comfortable home-like setting with private bedrooms, a quaint living room area, and an expansive outdoor deck. It is a peaceful sanctuary nestled in the hills of the southern Finger Lakes Region. The home is able to accommodate four residents at one time, providing a holistic approach of care for the resident and families. This allows family and friends time to share life together without the stress of scheduling caregivers at home.  Please contact our customer support center at 1-800-253-4439 for more information.