Referrals to Francis House are accepted from physicians, clergy, hospitals, home care agencies, family members and prospective residents. Candidates for Francis House are people with a diagnosis of a terminal illness with a prognosis of six months or less life expectancy and have an illness progressing at a steady rate.
Residents are admitted to Francis House regardless of race, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation or financial resources.
Residents are admitted into Francis House based on need--those in most need will be offered bedrooms first, regardless of the time at which the referral was placed. When a bedroom becomes available, each prospective resident is reviewed for appropriateness and need at that time.
Admission is coordinated by Lynn Hallowell, RN, MSN, CCM, Resident Care Coordinator. To refer someone or arrange for a tour, call Francis House at (315) 475-5422.