Medical Services

Ascension Providence Hospice

Ascension Providence Hospice is a local not-for-profit hospice provider whose mission is to provide compassionate end of life care. A life-limiting illness may leave you feeling overwhelmed with limited choices. We are your partner in navigating the many choices available. We provide a special kind of care that focuses on quality of life by providing comfort, dignity and support to patients and their loved ones.

As a not-for-profit hospice provider, Ascension Providence Hospice serves all, regardless of ability to pay.  Hospice services are covered by Medicare, Medicaid and most private insurance companies.

Hospice Services

Our highly specialized team of professionals includes physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains, home health aides and trained volunteers. Our services are available 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.  Medications, medical equipment and medical supplies are provided to manage the patient’s illness. Our goal is to provide care and support while keeping patients comfortable wherever they call home, where they can be surrounded by loved ones.

Pets and their owners have a special bond. That’s why we welcome well-mannered pets to visit their owners during their stay.

Bereavement services are also available. Our team of professionals and volunteers offer bereavement and grief support for families by providing resources, education, support groups and emotional comfort in the months following the significant loss of a loved one.

Hospice care can be provided in several different settings including the patient’s home, nursing home or assisting living facility. With offices in Waco, Mexia and Whitney, Ascension Providence Hospice proudly serves the following counties: McLennan, Hill, Falls, Bell, Bosque, Coryell, Milam, Robertson, Limestone, Freestone, Leon, Navarro and Hamilton. For more information, please visit the Community Hospice of Texas – Ascension Providence Hospice website.

Ascension Providence Hospice Place

Located on the 2nd floor of St. Catherine’s on the campus of Ascension Providence Park, Central Texas’ first and only specialized hospice care facility was opened in the Fall of 2013. This unit is specially designed to offer an extensive level of care for patients who are experiencing severe symptoms requiring daily intervention. Our highly trained Ascension Providence Hospice team of nurses, chaplains, social workers, physicians, and volunteers staff the unit 24 hours a day, so that we can respond quickly to individualized needs of our hospice patients and families.

As you step into Ascension Providence Hospice Place, you will notice the comforts of home created for you. The rooms are beautifully appointed with warm and inviting colors. Families are encouraged to bring flowers, photographs and other treasured memorabilia. Guests are welcomed, and there is ample room for family and friends to spend quality time together.


  • Six private patient rooms
  • Two private patient suites
  • Sleeping accommodations for two to three guests
  • Flat-screen television with cable
  • WiFi accessible
  • State-of-the-art bathing system
  • Storage for personal belongings
  • Kitchen area with microwave and refrigerator
  • Coffee bar
  • Children’s toys and books
  • Comfortable visiting areas
  • Shower for overnight guests

Please contact Ascension Providence Hospice with any questions you may have regarding admission. Patients may be admitted directly from the hospital or home. Please contact us for a hospice evaluation.