The 15-bed Hospice of West Alabama (HOWA) inpatient facility, located in the Helen H. Hahn House, offers homelike spaces for the patient and family – spacious private rooms, patient-accessible screened-in porches, outdoor patios, a children’s play area and an expansive central courtyard complete with a gazebo and a relaxing sitting area with a fountain. Carefully chosen furnishings and amenities help to create a comfortable environment to support the care provided by staff and volunteers.
The inpatient facility also features a chapel for quiet moments, as well as gathering places for patients and families, including our family rooms, beauty salon and kitchen. A laundry facility is also available.
The hospice staff is dedicated to providing expert and compassionate hospice care. The inpatient unit offers specially trained nurses and aides as well as a full-time social worker and chaplain. Our medical director makes regular rounds as well, enabling the HOWA inpatient unit to deliver the best possible care for hospice patients and their families.
HOWA’s inpatient facility is located at 3851 Loop Road, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404, on the campus of the Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs Medical Center.