Hospice Volunteer Work: The Tapestry of Time

April 9, 2024

Contributed by Scott Fletcher, Community Healthcare of Texas Volunteer Perhaps one of the greatest experiences I have discovered in the time I devote to the community is the work I do for hospice as a volunteer. And simply put, my role is to be a friend. In a world with all that keeps us busy,… Read More

Meet Master of Social Work Intern – Kelsey LaBombard

March 27, 2024

Social worker interns at Community Healthcare of Texas play an essential role within our interdisciplinary team, which is dedicated to addressing the diverse needs of our patients, their caregivers, and loved ones. Through their tenure with us, these interns merge academic expertise with hands-on experience, honing their skills and shaping their path toward future careers… Read More

Meet Master of Social Work Intern – DeDe Bragg

March 19, 2024

For Master of Social Work students, internships are not only a degree requirement but also a pivotal point in their professional growth. This invaluable experience bridges the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical application. Every year, Community Healthcare of Texas interns become important members of our interdisciplinary teams caring for patients and families diagnosed with… Read More

Meet Master of Social Work Intern – Ginny McCoy

March 13, 2024

At Community Healthcare of Texas (CHOT), our social work interns are vital members of our interdisciplinary team, committed to delivering compassionate care and support to our patients and their families. This year’s interns collaborate closely with our Palliative Care and Pathways teams, specializing in providing comprehensive care to individuals diagnosed with a serious illness. Under… Read More

Meet Master of Social Work Intern – Emmanuelle Seino

March 6, 2024

For graduate-level Social Work students, internships are a transformative piece of their journey. This invaluable experience bridges the gap between theoretical knowledge and real-world application. Each year, Community Healthcare of Texas Social Work interns become key members of our hospice and palliative care teams as we work together to meet the physical, emotional, and spiritual… Read More

Meet VP of Hospice Operations – Parrish Horton

January 4, 2024

This month Parrish Horton was named Vice President of Hospice Operations at Community Healthcare of Texas. While this may be a new role for Parrish, she has been a dedicated member of the Community Healthcare of Texas team for ten years. We recently sat down with Parrish to learn more about her new role, her… Read More

The Griever’s Holiday Bill of Rights

December 6, 2023

When you’re mourning the loss of someone you love, every day of the year is difficult. But during the holidays, the added pressure to participate in the joy of the season can feel incredibly overwhelming. In 1992, Bruce Conley created The Griever’s Holiday Bill of Rights to offer support during this challenging season. You have… Read More

Understanding the Medicare Hospice Benefit

July 28, 2023

The Medicare hospice benefit, initiated in 1983, is covered under Medicare Part A (hospital insurance). Medicare beneficiaries who choose hospice care receive a full scope of medical and support services for their life-limiting illness. Hospice care also supports the family and loved ones of the person through a variety of services. More than 90% of… Read More

How to Support Grieving Children & Teens After a Death

July 24, 2023

When a death occurs, it can be hard to know how to help children cope with heartache, especially when you are working through your own grief. Our grief care specialists offer these suggestions on how to comfort and support grieving children and teens as they encounter difficult and confusing feelings.  Grief is a natural, normal,… Read More