- 2630 West Freeway
- Fort Worth, TX 76102 Directions
- 2630 West Freeway
Everyone we serve has a unique story. It's our mission to ensure each of those stories concludes with dignity and comfort. We're here to help you and your family make well-informed hospice and palliative care decisions. If you have questions, call us to talk about options, including how hospice works, Medicare benefits, and hospice vs palliative care.
- 24/7 hospice and palliative care from licensed professionals
- Medical equipment, medication and personal care supplies
- Pain management and control of symptoms centered around your goals
- Care coordination with your doctor
- Spiritual care and support
- Care provided wherever you call home, whether it be a hospital, nursing home, assisted living or your personal residence
- Music therapy and pet therapy
- Trained volunteers who have the passion and gift of time for others.
- Bereavement and grief counseling
Glenn LeBlanc, Executive Director for the Dallas/Fort Worth Program oversees four hospice locations, Dallas, McKinney, Denton and Fort Worth, Texas. Glenn has served as the Executive Director since August 2015 and brings over 15 years of hospital and hospice leadership to the organization. He received his Diploma in Nursing from Bon Secours School of Nursing, his BSN from the University of Cincinnati and his MSN from Grand Canyon University. His mission and vision is to provide excellent care to every patient possible in the DFW area.
Linda Cole is the Managing Clinical Director for the four Compassus Hospice offices in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. She has been with Compassus Hospice/Covenant Care for a year. She comes to Compassus with a wealth of experience. She has been practicing hospice for greater than 35 years here in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. She is responsible for clinical oversite of the four offices, provides up to date education to staff, assists directors with trouble shooting difficult situations, acting Executive Director when the ED is out, and steps into open positions if needed. She also assists with marketing and speaking engagements.
Mark is a 20-year Texan and has spent 19 of those years in the healthcare field in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area. He began his healthcare career in the long term acute care environment, transitioning to home health and finally finding his passion in the field of Hospice. His focus is to offer continued support, education and guidance to his talented team of Hospice Care Consultants. Mark spends a great deal of time in the community with healthcare leaders and physicians, as well as participating in various events focused or raising awareness and funding for local charities. The DFW Compassus group Mark works with is focused on bringing the Hospice benefit to every person that needs it and vows to serve his community with Compassion, Integrity and Excellence.
As the Director of Clinical services, Marsha oversees and coordinates hospice care provided within the Fort Worth community. Marsha has almost 10 years as a registered nurse and over four of those years serving in the hospice community. Within the hospice community, Marsha has held numerous roles from a Registered Nurse Case Manager to Clinical Services manager to her current role as the Director of Clinical Services in the Fort Worth, TX program. Marsha holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Ohio University and graduated with the honor of Magna Cum Laude. Marsha is passionate about hospice nursing, the quality of care delivered to each of our patients and our ability to make a difference in each patient’s life as well as in the community.
Listening to a hospice patient's story or reading a passage of their favorite book can enrich the life of a hospice patient. Whether you volunteer behind the scenes at a local office or one-on-with families, you'll be joining fellow volunteers who are helping others navigate life's closing chapters.
- Learn about volunteering requirements and training.
- If you're ready to serve, enter your information below and a volunteer coordinator will send you an application and information.
David P. Capper, M.D., is the medical director of Christian Community Health Services and Clinic in Fort Worth, Texas. He is also executive vice president, medical director and administrator of Covenant Hospice and Palliative Care Clinic, now part of the Compassus family.
Dr. Capper is a clinical preceptor for the University of North Texas Health Science Center, serving on the public grievance and humanitarian committees for the Tarrant County Medical Society. He is the chair of the Plaza Medical Ethics Committee and a member of the Tarrant County Ethics Consortium. A member of the palliative care team at Baylor All Saints Hospital in Fort Worth.
A fellow in the American College of Physicians and American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Capper is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the Mildred Hogstel Award from the Tarrant Area Gerontological Society, Medical Director of the Year from the Texas and New Mexico Hospice Organization and Humanitarian of the Year Award from the Tarrant County Medical Society.
Education and training
- Medical school: University of Texas Medical School
- Residency: Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center in Portland, Oregon
- Chief residency: St. Vincent Hospital in Portland