Everyone Deserves to Live Each Day to the Fullest


Hospice and Palliative Care Wherever You Call Home

Making an informed decision is the greatest gift you can give to your loved ones.


Understanding what hospice and palliative care are and what’s involved can be confusing. You may be learning about them for the first time while you’re faced with making life changing decisions.

Horizon Hospice is ready to have to have that conversation with you so you can take the next steps for your loved one’s care with confidence.

Hospice Care


When a loved one gets a prognosis of six months of life or less, hospice care is recommended by a physician. Hospice care focuses on giving your loved one maximum comfort each day.

Palliative Care


Palliative care is quality of life care for an individual facing a life-limiting disease. People given a palliative care recommendation can live for months or many years.

Create a Proactive Care Plan

You and your loved one both have needs. We work together to lay out a plan
that meets those needs and gives your loved one the support they deserve
to live each day to the fullest.


STEP 1

Talk With Us

Call us and talk with one of our experienced intake coordinators.

STEP 2

Meet With Us

We’ll come to you and learn about your needs and discuss options.

STEP 3

Get the Care You Deserve

We start implementing the proactive care plan we designed together.

Hospice Care


Horizon offers a holistic approach to hospice care. Our interdisciplinary team supports the primary caregiver in addressing the physical, psycho-social and spiritual needs of our patients.

You’re a Part of the Team

In many cases, family members serve as primary caregivers, so you are the most important part of the team. You know best the wishes of your loved one, and can help guide our experts as we work together to ensure comfort.

Care Wherever You Call Home

Whether your loved one is staying with you or at a care facility we’ll be there to help. Our nurses take the lead and coordinate medicines and maintains cooperation with your loved one’s physicians.

Your Support Team

Horizon Hospice social workers hold master’s degrees credentials (MSW) and help you navigate non-medical decisions with confidence. Our chaplains provide spiritual support while honoring individual beliefs to bring peace and comfort.

24/7 Access

You’ll have access to our nursing staff 24/7 for emergency situations. We’re always a phone call away any time of the day or night.

Palliative Care


Palliative care is specialized medical care that treats the symptoms and stress of a serious illness. The goal is to improve quality of life for both the patient and the family.

Who Can Benefit from Palliative Care?

People living with a serious illness such as heart or lung disease, dementia, cancer, kidney disease, and many others. Palliative care improves quality of life and lowers symptom burden.

State Licensed Professional Care

Horizon’s Palliative care is provided by a specially trained team of nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers and chaplains who work together with a patient’s primary physician to provide an extra layer of support.

Holistic Care Approach

Palliative care sees the person beyond the disease. You’ll receive education about your illness, treatment and medications. Help with future plans and health care decisions. Emotional and spiritual support for the challenges you are facing. Care consistent with what matters most to you and your family.

Maintaining Choice

Palliative care can be provided alongside curative treatment. We work with you to match treatment options to your goals and help you navigate the health care system. You are an active participant in the palliative care team.

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ABOUT US

Decades of Hospice & Palliative Care Service


After 20 years and thousands of patients served, Horizon Hospice continues our mission of helping people live life to the fullest, one day at a time.

We’re focused on providing a sensitive and responsive system of care while increasing public understanding of hospice and palliative care.

Frequently Asked Questions

Horizon Hospice and Palliative Care provides services to all of Spokane County, where ever you call home.

Nursing staff is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to assist you and your loved one with any symptom and end-of-life issues or concerns. If you are looking for additional support in caring for yourself or a loved one, our team of social workers will work with you to find available community resources that support your unique situation.

Nursing staff is available 24 hours a day to explain our services, gather information and answer any questions you have about Hospice and Palliative care. We schedule information visits, criteria assessments, and admits 7 days a week. If you or your loved one is having urgent symptom needs related to end of life, we will get someone out to meet with you as soon as possible that same day.

Horizon Hospice and Palliative Care provides services to you or your loved one where ever they call home. If placement is needed, our team of social workers will work with you to find an appropriate location and the Horizon team will continue to provide services there.

Medicare has standard guidelines for who qualifies for the Hospice benefit. Our experienced team of Intake and Admit nurses will work directly with your primary care doctor, any specialists you may be seeing, and our team of Hospice Physicians and Medical Director to determine Hospice and Palliative eligibility. We will then walk through the eligibility and options in order for you to make the best decision and meet your goals of care.

Majority of insurance plans have a hospice benefit included, and it is completely covered under Medicare Part A. We want everyone to have access to Hospice Care when it is needed, and we will work with individuals and their specific circumstances if coverage is a concern.  

Palliative Care is specialized medical care focused on comfort. When you or a loved one faces a serious illness, finding solutions to challenges such as pain, nausea, loss of appetite, fatigue, shortness of breath, anxiety and other symptoms is our specialty. Our health care professionals specialize in treating symptoms, side effects, and emotional problems. Our goal is to help you feel better and maintain the best possible quality of life.

Hospice care focuses on the care, comfort, and quality of life of a person with a serious illness who is approaching the end of life. At some point, it may not be possible to cure a serious illness, or a patient may choose not to undergo certain treatments. Hospice is designed for this situation

For Medical Providers


Horizon Hospice works with all medical providers in Spokane County. If you’d like to work together or learn more about our services, call us and let’s have a conversation about how we can help.

You have the right to choose the best hospice care provider for your loved one

You have a choice! Don’t just say
“hospice”, say “Horizon Hospice”.