TriCare Hospice, L.L.C.
Complete Circle of Comfort for Body Soul and Spirit.

605 Rockmead Drive, Suite 100    Kingwood, TX  77339

Office: 281-358-8000 Fax: 281-358-7999

Hospice can benefit a person who has recently:

  • Experienced multiple emergency room visits or hospitalization
  • Started taking medication to lessen physical pain
  • Experienced weight loss so that clothes are noticeable looser
  • Started spending most of the day in a chair or bed
  • Been told by a doctor that life expectancy is limited

What is Hospice Care?

Hospice is a program of care and support that you may want to consider if you or someone you care for has a life limiting illness.  Here are some important facts about hospice:

  • Hospice provides comfort and support services to people who are facing life limited illnesses and their families.  It helps them live out the time they have remaining to the fullest extent possible.
  • Hospice care is provided by a specially trained team that cares fort the "whole person," including his or her physical, emotional and spiritual needs.
  • Hospice is generally provided in the home, but can also be provided in a facility or wherever a patient calls home.
  • Hospice services may include drugs, physical care, counseling, equipment and supplies for patients.
  • Hospice isn't only for people with cancer.
  • Hospice focuses on improving the quality of life.
  • Hospice focuses on comfort care.
  • Hospice is primarily a Medicare Benefit, but can also be provided through Medicaid, as well as, many private insurances.
  • Hospice patients can keep their primary physician.