Expertise You Can Trust
Heyman HospiceCare at Floyd 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
- Treatment preferences
In 2019, Heyman HospiceCare received the Hospice Honors Elite award from HEALTHCAREfirst. The award recognizes hospice programs that provide the highest level of quality based on surveys completed by patient and family members. This is the fifth consecutive year that Heyman HospiceCare has earned this award.
We have a history of caring for families in northwest Georgia. Established in 1990, Heyman HospiceCare at Floyd was the first provider of end-of-life care in our community. Today, Heyman HospiceCare remains the only hospital-based, non-profit provider of hospice services in the area.
Our programs are continually growing to incorporate such added functions as special care and recognition for veterans, planning and assistance with pet care, grief support, bereavement counseling and semiannual memorial services.
Heyman HospiceCare is fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations.
Specially Trained Staff
You will find our nurses have gone beyond their basic credentialing to receive special certifications in hospice and palliative care. This extra training enabling them to follow best practices and provide the highest quality care.
This expert care continues to our pharmacy provider who specializes in hospice and palliative care offering a deeper understanding of the patient needs.