When to Call Hospice

If you answer "YES" to the following questions, please call hospice services:
 
  • Do you or your loved ones have frequent hospitilazations or ER visits?
  • Use oxygen for most of the day?
  • Have frequent falls?
  • Have incontinence?
  • Have uncontrolled or increased pain?
  • Have unexplained and progressive weight loss?
  • Have a decline in being able to independently take care of personal care needs?

 

What Diagnoses Are Covered


ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
  • Decreased verbal communication
  • Recurring infections
  • Non-ambulatory

AIDS/HIV
  • Weight loss
  • Changes in viral load or CD4
  • Decreased ability to care for self

RESPIRATORY DISEASE
  • Shortness of breath at rest
  • Oxygen dependent
  • Tracheotomy dependent

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
  • CHF
  • Activity intolerance

LIVER/RENAL DISEASE
  • Parkinson's disease
  • ALS
  • Increased weakness
  • Weight loss
  • Difficulty ambulating alone
 

Who Pays for Hospice?


The Medicare Hospice Benefit covers the costs of Angel Wings Hospice.  Coverage is also available through other private insurance companies.  Insurance plans cover all hospice care services, including:
 
  • Medication related to the hospice diagnosis
  • Durable medical equipment

Contact By Email

dlee@angelwingshospice.us

Contact By Phone

Phone : 817.583.6636
Fax : 817.538.9508

Physical Address

1201 North Watson Road, Suite 165
Arlington, TX  76006