Patient & Visitor Parking
Patient and visitor parking is adjacent to the Tranquility at Cobb Hospital Hospice building. There are no parking fees. Please follow safety guidelines and lock your vehicle.
The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) includes rules pertaining to increased and standardized confidentiality and security of health data. HIPAA privacy regulations require that access to patient information be limited to only those authorized, and that only the information necessary for a task be available to them. Personal health information is always protected and kept confidential. Unless otherwise instructed, visitors of Wellstar hospitals can be provided the location of a patient and general information about their condition. Read our Notice of Privacy Practices to learn more.
Visiting Hours & Policies
Visitors are an important part of the hospice experience. We encourage friends and family member to visit as often as possible in view of the patient's comfort and preferences. There are no restrictions on time of day, length of visit or age of visitor. We encourage all visitors to be thoughtful and respectful of other patients and families.
Smoking is prohibited on campus by visitors and families. Safety is our top priority.
Cell phones may be used in Wellstar Community Hospice facilities. To protect the privacy of our patients and families please refrain from using video, audio and camera devices in public areas.
Pets whose presence is meaningful to the patient are allowed. Please discuss this with your nurse who will explain guidelines and safety parameters.
Internet is available throughout the facility.
Hospice services are provided by fellowship-trained, board certified palliative doctors and teams.
- Pain and symptom management
- 24-hour physician and nurse coverage
- Same-day admission and prompt referral response
- Caregiver education/ instruction and patient advocacy
- Medical equipment, supplies and medication
- Spiritual and emotional support for patients and families
- Social service assessment, care planning and support
- Ongoing bereavement support
- Volunteer assistance
- Specialized veterans' program
Respite Care is a short-term stay for the patient (up to 5 consecutive days) in Tranquility, cared for by the medical staff. This gives the caregiver time to focus on themselves, rest and re-gain strength. Reservations are made for the patient through the medical staff.
Hospice FormsPatient Letter
Hospice Informed Consent for Care
Hospice Inpatient Level of Care and Discharge Planning
Hospice Non-Covered Items, Services, and Drugs
Consent to Routine Procedures and Treatment & Financial Responsibility
Medicare Benefit Election
CMO Benefit Election
Hospice Election Statement
Facility Notification of the Election of Hospice Benefit
Patient and Family Rights
Do Not Resuscitate Consent
Acknowledgment of Privacy Practices