If you or your loved one are interested in staying with us at House of John, please contact our Executive Director, Kathy Barrick, RN at 315-462-5646. We would love to talk with you about how we can help your family.
Requests can be made by potential residents and their families, social workers, hospital discharge planners, doctors 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 a 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
Understanding that House of John is primarily staffed with volunteers
Must be able to be safely managed by trained staff and volunteers
No extraordinary care needs
Admission is not determined by religion, age or ethnic background.
We're Here to Help
The goal of House of John is to provide excellent care to the dying in a home-like setting while respecting their individual needs and maintaining their dignity until death.
The House of John is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. Our mission is to provide compassionate care, offering sensitivity and support for people as they approach the end of their lives. We feel blessed to share the journey, and we feel privileged to be present with family and loved ones during bereavement.