Home Care & Hospice Month



Throughout the Lone Star State, dedicated health care professionals provide invaluable care to those suffering from illness or injuries. While many Texans receive this quality care in hospitals or other facilities, some need or prefer a more comfortable, intimate setting.  When this need arises, home care and hospice organizations are there to provide individualized and professional medical care and assistance to the elderly, disabled and chronically ill. These services are crucial for not only the valuable care they provide that helps their patients achieve a better quality of life but for the actual nature of that care, which offers the simple yet powerful comfort of a home setting.

During the month of November, we are highlighting home care and hospice as alternatives to hospitalization and other forms of institutional health care. It is a time to recognize the committed home care and hospice professionals who help their patients live every day to its fullest.

We encourage all Texans to learn more about home care and hospice options and to recognize the invaluable contributions of all Texas health care providers.  If you are a licensed home and community support services agency in Texas, then we encourage you to advance the ideas of home care and hospice throughout your community during this special month.  Click here to link to our Public Relations manual. It contains the following promotional materials which you may use:

  1. Media Relations Tips
  2. Press Release to be sent by TAHC&H office
  3. Sample Press Release
  4. Sample Fact Sheets (2)
  5. Sample Public Service Broadcast Announcements (PSAs)

TAHC&H has emailed a request to each County Judge in Texas and Governor Abbott has declared November as Home Care & Hospice Month in Texas.  As county proclamations come in, we will post on the county names on this page. 

We wish you much success in your agency's planned celebrations!  Please send us information regarding your press releases, photos - anything we can use to spread the word! Please email or fax Becky Campbell at becky@tahch.org, or Helen Carrillo at helen@tahch.org or call us at (800) 880-8893 if you have any questions. 

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This pandemic is not over. Our front-line workers and patients still face challenges everyday. With a new legislative year coming up, this Texas Home Care & Hospice PAC fundraiser will ensure the government hears the voices of our industry louder than ever. We need bring awareness to the fights our industry endure every single day. 


Our PAC is funded purley by TAHC&H Member donations and nothing else. We need your help more than ever. Take 2 minutes our of your day and invest in your industry!

 

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Governor Abbott Declares Home Care & Hospice Month in Texas






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Participating Counties


Hilda Sisnero, Account Executive for South Texas Regional Home Health pictured receiving copy of Proclamation from McMullen County Commissioners Court declaring November, 2020 as Home Care and Hospice Month.

Hockley County Prcoclamation
Hutchinson County Proclamation
Johnson County Proclamation
Karnes County Proclamation

McMullen County Proclamation
Panola County
Robertson County Proclamation
Refugio County Proclamation
Ward County Proclamation