Our hospice care services are designed for adults with terminal illness. Our multidisciplinary team places emphasis on providing care that meets the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of your patient and the patient’s family.
Hospice Care at Baylor Scott & White Health in Central Texas is a Texas Licensed Hospice, Medicare-Certified, Medicaid-Certified, Non-profit 501(c)(3) Organization. We are accredited by The Joint Commission.
Conditions that are generally eligible for hospice care include:
- Adult failure to thrive
- Chronic degenerative neurologic disease
- Heart disease
- Huntington’s disease
- Liver disease
- Parkinson’s disease
- Pulmonary disease
- Renal failure
Eligible patients must have a terminal condition with estimated life expectancy of six months or less if the illness runs its normal course. A family member or caretaker must be willing to assume 24-hour responsibility of care when safety becomes an issue in being home alone.