ELIGIBILITY

Hospice Admission Criteria

 

A patient may be admitted to hospice care if they:

  • Are seeking comfort care instead of curative care

  • Have a limited life expectancy, if the illness runs its normal course

  • Desire and agree to hospice care

It may be time to refer when a patient has any of the following:

  • Chest pain at rest

  • Shortness of breath

  • Pulse Ox 88% or less on room air

  • Assistance with bathing, toileting, dressing, eating, walking

  • Frequent ER/Hospital visits

  • Multiple calls to Provider's office at all hours

  • Caregiver having difficulty coping

  • Weight loss

  • Multiple wounds, etc.

Examples: Heart, lung, liver or renal disease; Alzheimer’s; stroke; debility; ALS; AIDS; Cancer; unspecified.

Care Settings

We offer a comprehensive range of services that are available to you, wherever you may be:

  • Home

  • Nursing home

  • Assisted living facility

  • Hospital

  • Inpatient hospice unit

CONTACT US

BSA Hospice of the Southwest

Administrative Office
5211 SW 9th, Ste. 100
Amarillo, TX  79106


806.356.0026

866.654.2941 Toll-Free

Inpatient Unit - Bivins Pointe

6600 Killgore Dr.

Amarillo, TX 79106

SERVICE AREA

Serving Amarillo and surrounding counties across the Texas Panhandle.

BSA Hospice of the Southwest is locally owned and operated.

© 2018 by BSA Hospice of the Southwest