Glory Hospice & Palliative Care services the following Georgia counties:
Muscogee Troup Stewart Meriwether Harris Taylor Talbot Chattahoochee Webster Marion
Any patient who has a life threatening illness with a prognosis of 6 months or less if the disease runs its normal course and is not receiving curative treatment should be referred to Hospice for supportive care. Hospice cares for and has expertise in the care of patients with many life-limiting illnesses and conditions, including but not limited to:
- Adult Failure to Thrive – multiple organ failure, multiple ER visits, unintentional weight loss (10% in 6 months), decline in health
- AIDS – increasing infections, self-care deficits, continued weight loss/weakness, medication no longer effective
- Alzheimer’s Disease – difficulty swallowing, inability to speak, dress, or feed self, loss of bowel and bladder control, progressive weight loss
- ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) – impaired swallowing/breathing, self-care deficits, muscle wasting rigidity, progressive weight loss
- Heart disease – severe fatigue, dyspnea at rest, chronic fluid buildup, frequent hospitalizations
- Respiratory/pulmonary disease (end stage) – disabling dyspnea, poor control of symptoms, O2 dependent, frequent hospitalizations
- Stroke – coma or persistent vegetative state, irreversible damage, inability to swallow, need for total care
Before actual admission, the patient’s physician must certify that the patient is medically appropriate for hospice care. Hospice will contact the physician to obtain this verification, if the patient desires Hospice care. We know that making care decisions can be hard.
If you need information about Glory Hospice & Palliative Care services for yourself or another, we are here to help. Please complete this form below and we will contact you immediately. If you prefer to contact us by telephone, we can be reached at 706-5507-5445.
Glory Hospice & Palliative Care accepts referrals from:
- Family Physician
- Medical Director
- Family Member
- Nursing Home or Assisted Living Center Staff
Upon receiving a referral, Glory Hospice & Palliative Care will contact the patient and family to arrange for an admission consultation. Admission consultations are conducted at the location of the patient and family’s choosing. Consultations are conducted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. During the consultation the patient and family will be provided with a complete outline of the hospice program, services offered and have the opportunity to ask all of the questions they may have.
Glory Hospice & Palliative Care follows Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975; offering its services and employment without regard to race, color, national origin, disability or age.