- Fort Worth, TX 761022630 West FreewaySuite 130
- 24/7 hospice and palliative care from licensed professionals
- Medical equipment, medication and personal care supplies
- Pain management and control of symptoms centered around your goals
- Care coordination with your doctor
- Spiritual care and support
- Care provided wherever you call home, whether it be a hospital, nursing home, assisted living or your personal residence
- Music therapy and pet therapy
- Respite care (relief) for family caregivers
- Ongoing grief counseling
Hospice is a fully covered Medicare benefit.
Coverage includes nurses, other caregivers, medicines, supplies and equipment, with no out-of-pocket expenses for the hospice diagnosis.
Director of Clinical Services
Linda comes to Compassus with a wealth of experience. She has more than 35 years of hospice experience in the Dallas and Fort Worth area. She is responsible for clinical oversight, providing up-to-date staff education, trouble shooting difficult situations and acting as executive director when the ED is out. She also assists with marketing and speaking engagements.
Listening to a hospice patient's story or reading a passage of their favorite book can enrich the life of a hospice patient. Whether you volunteer behind the scenes at a local office or one-on-with families, you'll be joining fellow volunteers who are helping others navigate life's closing chapters.
- Learn about volunteering requirements and training.
- If you're ready to serve, enter your information below and a volunteer coordinator will send you an application and information.
David P. Capper, M.D., is the medical director of Christian Community Health Services and Clinic in Fort Worth, Texas. He is also executive vice president, medical director and administrator of Covenant Hospice and Palliative Care Clinic, now part of the Compassus family.
Dr. Capper is a clinical preceptor for the University of North Texas Health Science Center, serving on the public grievance and humanitarian committees for the Tarrant County Medical Society. He is the chair of the Plaza Medical Ethics Committee and a member of the Tarrant County Ethics Consortium. A member of the palliative care team at Baylor All Saints Hospital in Fort Worth.
A fellow in the American College of Physicians and American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Capper is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the Mildred Hogstel Award from the Tarrant Area Gerontological Society, Medical Director of the Year from the Texas and New Mexico Hospice Organization and Humanitarian of the Year Award from the Tarrant County Medical Society.
Education and training
- Medical school: University of Texas Medical School
- Residency: Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center in Portland, Oregon
- Chief residency: St. Vincent Hospital in Portland