Expertise You Can Trust
Atrium Health Floyd Medical Center Heyman Hospice Care has ranked higher than national benchmarks in patient satisfaction and quality of care. Our program has received quality scores of 100 percent for the following measures, as evaluated by
Pain assessment, including pain medications and related body functioning
Dyspnea (difficult or uncomfortable breathing) screening and treatment
Spiritual or life concerns
Hospice received a 2020 Hospice Honors award from HEALTHCAREfirst. The award recognizes hospice programs that provide the highest level of quality care based on surveys completed by caregivers.
We are fully accredited by The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
Staff Education and Certification
You will find our nurses have gone beyond their basic education and credentialing to receive special certifications in hospice and palliative care. This extra training enables them to follow best practices and provide the highest quality care in caring for your loved one.
This expert care continues to our pharmacy provider who specializes in hospice and palliative care, offering a deeper understanding of patient needs.
Our Growing Legacy
We have a history of caring for families in northwest Georgia. Established in 1990, we were the first provider of end-of-life care in our community.
Today, Atrium Health Floyd Medical Center Heyman Hospice Care remains the only hospital-based, not-for-profit provider of hospice services in the area.
Our programs are continually growing to incorporate such added services as special care and recognition for veterans, planning and assistance with pet care, grief support, bereavement counseling and semiannual memorial services.