Hospice of Southwest Georgia offers a multitude of support program and events for families and patients.

Camp HEAL

Camp HEAL 2022
Saturday, August 20 from 8:30am – 3:00pm
Cornerstone Church of Christ 5565 US-319, Thomasville

Camp HEAL is a bereavment camp that helps children ages 6 – 12 learn to cope with the loss of a loved one by having a safe and fun environment to heave their own voice and begin to heal. It is open to all children in our community and hospice families that have suffered a loss through death. Registration opens Thursday, June 30.

The day camp is funded through designated gifts made to the Archbold Foundation, and is free and open to children who have recently experienced a loss.

For more information, please contact Linda Conti, Bereavement Coordinator, at 229-584-5505 or lconti@archbold.org.

Dog Therapy

Therapy pets can positively influence the social, physical and mental condition of patients. Interaction with these pets may lower blood pressure, rehabilitate and promote relaxation, relieve agitation, anxiety and stress in patients, and even reduce the need for drug therapy in some cases

Good Grief Support Group

Good Grief is an informal session on topical subjects and activities that enhance the grief experience. Facilitators are professionals that are versed in the field of grief and end of life, and provide support and strategies for coping with the realities of grief. The sessions are free and open to the public.

The sessions are usually on a Thursday afternoon at 2pm and last approximately 1 hour. Please call Linda Conti, Bereavement Coordinator, at 229.584.5505 or email at lconti@archbold.org for more information.

Good Grief Session – July 14 at 2pm
Thomas County Public Library
Flipper Room – A

Why You Should Vacation While Grieving – An overview of the importance of travel and its impact on the bereavement journey.

Good Grief Session – August 12 at 2pm
Thomas County Public Library
Flipper Room – A

Life and Legacy and Embracing Purpose Going Forward – Techniques that will help to move from the physical body to the essence of the person and establish a means for a natural flow of life going forward.

Remembrance Services

Hospice of Southwest Georgia cordially invites you and your family to a special service honoring those who have touched our lives. Bereaved are asked to bring a framed picture of their loved one to the service. Masks will be provided. Please RSVP by calling 229.584.5505.

Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 3pm
Cornerstone Church of Christ
5565 US-319, Thomasville, GA

For more information on these support programs and events, please contact Linda Conti, Bereavement Coordinator.