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Atrium Health Floyd Medical Center Heyman Hospice Care​ ​provides compassionate, comfort-oriented care ​to patients with a life expectancy of less than six months. We serve patients who live in Floyd, Chattooga, Polk, Bartow and Gordon counties.​

Our professional staff​ and volunteers support patients and families with medical care, respite care and social services to reduce stress and improve quality of life.  

We provide care in the home, not a hospital facility, allowing families to be together when they need it most, sharing the final days in peace, comfort and dignity.  ​ We also offer grief support​ to help families who have experienced a loss.​


  • Hospice care for all ages​, including children
  • Inpatient and respite services at three hospitals
  • Delivery of medication, medical supplies and medical equipment to patient homes
  • Care in nursing homes and assisted-living facilities
  • Home care and support provided by a team of specially trained registered nurses, caregivers, physicians, social workers and volunteers
  • Pain control
  • Symptom management
  • On-call nurses and social workers available 24 hours a day/7 days a week
  • Home health aides to assist with bathing and other personal care needs
  • Home visits by social workers to provide counseling and assistance
  • Spiritual support that is respectful of personal faith and beliefs
  • Physicians who make home visits
  • Grief support for family members and loved ones
  • Support for the entire family
  • Pet therapy​

Contact Us

Family members, friends, clergy or other health professionals may refer patients to hospice. Referrals are accepted 24 hours a day, seven days a week by call 706-509-3200 or 800-324-1078.​


Supporting People Who Are Grieving​

Patsy Wade, Heyman HospiceCare Bereavement Coordinator, offers practical advice for supporting a loved one or friend who ​​is grieving. 

Heyman HospiceCare at Floyd Made a Lasting Impact ​

Heyman HospiceCare cared for Joe Leonard's wife while she was battling cancer and also helped him learn to care for her.