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How can Primary Care help?
Signature Healthcare at Home Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Licensed Clinical Social Workers make trips to local senior care facilities on given dates to help with your medical and counseling needs.

What is Primary Care?
A Primary Care Physician or Nurse Practitioner provides the basic medical care as well as continuing care of any patient struggling with medical concerns. Other specialized care may sometimes become involved, therefore a referral can become necessary, but the basic medical care is managed through Primary Care.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why do I need a primary physician?
It is good to have a Primary Physician or Nurse Practitioner who knows all the medical concerns and medications involved in your care. They can manage your overall care as needed, without starting over each time going through a complete medical exam. Also, appropriate medical records are updated with each visit.

Will I need Primary Care when on hospice?
It is important to receive primary medical care so that any medical concern beyond hospice care can be addressed.

Where are Primary Care services provided?
They are provided in Signature Healthcare at Home physician clinics, but mainly in local nursing homes, and assisted living facilities.

What areas does Primary Care cover?
The Oregon and Idaho Treasure Valley.

What concerns are addressed?

  • Pain or discomfort
  • Nausea
  • Shortness of breath
  • Fatigue
  • Lack of appetite
  • Constipation
  • Depression or Anxiety (or other counseling concerns)
  • Assistance with Advanced Directives

Services Provided by Primary Care

  • On-going care received from one of our Physicians or Nurse Practitioners. This care is available mainly in Assisted Living Facilities or Nursing Homes. Appointments can also be made in one of our Physician Clinics.
  • Clinical Counseling for patients and/or family members when faced with difficult medical decisions or emotional concerns.
  • Advanced Care Planning that helps the patient and family decide how to continue relieving symptoms, while receiving life-sustaining treatment.
  • Palliative Care Management to help ensure comfort and continuity of care during periods of transition.

Physician Clinic Locations:

Signature Healthcare at Home has three physician clinics that include Primary Care and Palliative Care consultation. The clinics are in three convenient locations across the Treasure Valley.

Clinic Locations:

312 3rd St South Nampa, ID 83651
2480 Highway 52 Payette, ID 83661

If you or your loved one resides in a facility, and has difficulty making visits to the Doctor’s office, you may be interested in arranging for a consultation.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (208) 642-9249