In Patient Care
The Heart of Georgia
Hospice Inpatient Care Unit offers a place that is a source of comfort and care. Here you will find compassion
filled medical attention, a place for family conversations and privacy. You will find room for prayer and
visitation, support, and counsel. You’ll find room for living.
The Heart of
Georgia Hospice Inpatient Care Unit is located in the Perry Hospital with a warm, home-like setting, that
provides 24-hour nursing care during the last stages of life. Operated by Heart of Georgia Hospice, The Heart
of Georgia Hospice Inpatient Care Unit is designed to help individuals and family members needing end-of-life
care when the level of assistance is not available at home. Patients who are experiencing a crisis in their
illness come for management of their symptoms and support for their families. We are also able to provide
limited respite care for caregivers.
This peaceful inpatient facility features six
beautifully decorated patient suites with private bath facilities, meal service, a 24-hour family kitchen, a family
area equipped with TV, and internet access. Family members may spend the night if they choose. Pets are welcomed at
designated times. A peaceful chapel welcomes all faiths for gentle reflection and prayer.
Heart of Georgia Hospice Inpatient Care Unit and Heart of Georgia Hospice, we believe that death is a natural
part of life; that no one should die alone or in pain; and that the unique needs at the end of life should be
met with professional attention and compassionate care.
Our plan of care includes the patient and family in
treatment decisions, and maintains that dignity and independence are as important as physical comfort. The Heart of
Georgia Hospice Inpatient Care Unit meets the patient’s physical, emotional, and spiritual needs, while supporting
the family during the illness and for at least one year afterwards.
Our care is available to the terminally ill,
regardless of social or economic status, lifestyle, religion, race, sex, ethnic background, or handicap. For more
information about The Heart of Georgia Hospice Inpatient Care Unit, please call (478) 988-1788