FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
ABOUT COMFORT CARE
What is comfort care?
Why choose a comfort care home over a nursing home, hospital, or home care?
How many residents will Bampa’s House assist at one time?
How many beds are there in a Comfort Care Home in New York?
How many beds are there in a Hospice House in New York?
Does anyone ever go home from a Comfort Care Home
BAMPA’S HOUSE DETAILS
Why does Corning need a comfort care home?
How far away is the nearest Comfort Care Home to Corning
Why are we calling Corning Comfort Care “Bampa’s House”
Will Bampa’s House residents share a room
What will be the visiting hours at Bampa’s House
Who prepares meals for the residents
Who will be able to stay at Bampa’s House?
What is the life expectancy to be eligible for care in a Comfort Care Home
Will a resident have to be from the Corning-Painted Post area to stay at Bampa’s House
Does Bampa’s House serve only people with cancer or only adults
Are there people who would not be appropriate for a Comfort Care Home
Where do referrals come from for a Comfort Care Home
SERVICES, STAFFING, VOLUNTEERS
What services will Bampa’s House provide to its residents?
Will the work at Bampa’s House be done by volunteers or will there be a staff?
Who will provide the Hospice services at Bampa’s House?
What is the difference between the care provided by the Bampa's House volunteers and the Hospice Care provided by CareFirst for Bampa's House residents?
CareFirst employees provide support to supplement the 24/7 care already provided by our home. Their services are federal and state certified and may extend to include nursing, spiritual care, social work, and counseling, depending on the individual's needs. Their services are offered in many different settings, including comfort care homes.
How many volunteers are needed to staff a Comfort Care Home for a week, just for resident care?
How are volunteers recruited for a Comfort Care Home?
What are the time slots that volunteers can fill?
Is Bampa’s House a non-profit organization?
How much will residents pay to stay at Bampa’s House?
What is an average annual budget for a Comfort Care Home in New York?
How will the annual operating costs of Bampa’s House be generated?