Medicare Certified | Community Health Accreditation Partner (CHAP)
Serving Austin / Travis county
including the surrounding
areas of Williamson, Hays, Bastrop and Caldwell.
As the first hospice in Central Texas, Hospice Austin was established more than 30 years ago to ease the physical, emotional and spiritual pain of any person in our community facing the final months of a serious illness. Patients receive care in their own homes, at Hospice Austinís Christopher House or in nursing facilities. As a not-for-profit hospice, our resources are not used to benefit shareholders but instead go back into services to benefit our patients and their families. No one who needs our services is ever turned away because of complexity of disease, cost of care, or inability to pay.
Hospice Austin has provided compassionate end-of-life care to patients and their loved ones for more than 30 years. As Austin's not-for-profit hospice all our resources go back into caring for our patients and their families. Hospice Austin is holds the CHAP Accreditation.
Hospice Austin Serves Austin, Texas and the Surrounding Counties of Williamson, Hays, Bastrop and Caldwell.
The Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP) is a national, independent, U.S. not-for-profit accrediting body for community-based health care organizations. In 1965, CHAP was the first to recognize the need and value for accreditation in community-based care.
Hospice Austin offers a full range of health and hospice care services including pre-hospice assistance, medical and nursing care, spiritual and emotional support, social work, personal care, special therapies, and volunteer and bereavement services. Our hospice services are designed to improve comfort, manage symptoms and deal with other difficulties such as emotional distress and grief.
Hospice Austin - Austin's Original Hospice
Hospice Austin also provides important emotional and spiritual support to families and friends as they cope with caring for a loved one with an advanced illness and the grief they experience after their loved one dies. Hospice Austin - Austin's Original Hospice
We offer individual counseling, family programs, and a free summer camp for children grieving the loss of a loved one. Thousands of terminally ill patients and their families have experienced the high standards of compassionate care provided by the staff and volunteers of Hospice Austin.
In 2002, Hospice Austin won the inaugural Ethics in Business Award conferred by the Samaritan Center and St. Edward's University. We care for all who need and seek our care in Austin and Travis, Williamson, Hays, Bastrop and Caldwell counties, regardless of age, diagnosis, or ability to pay. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and are Medicare Certified.
Hospice Austin's Christopher House
Hospice Austin's Christopher House, a state-of-the art inpatient facility, has been accredited since 2001 by the Community Health Accreditation Program (CHAP).
Hospice Austin's Christopher House provides care in a warm, home-like setting. Our inpatient facility offers the comfort of home while providing round-the-clock, expert medical care.
Hospice Austin's Christopher House is available to help when symptom control is temporarily beyond that which can be handled at home. Each of the fifteen patient rooms is designed and equipped to provide patients and family members with the amenities of home.
From microwave ovens, refrigerators, cable TV and DVD players to fold-out sofas, each room is furnished to feel and function like the patient's home away from home. Hospice Austin's Christopher House is located at 2820 E Martin Luther King Blvd in Austin.
Call us when you need our services at ( 512) 342-4700, Toll Free: 1-800-445-3261 or complete our Request for Information form below.
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