When facing end-of-life needs, our quality care and outstanding communication will ease fear and reduce anxiety.

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Monday – Friday 9:00 – 5:00
On Call 24/7

(912) 434-9810

Our mission is simple:

To provide outstanding end-of-life care in our community, with an unprecedented commitment to compassionate communication and responsiveness.

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Coastal Hospice of Georgia is a new hospice agency located on Saint Simons Island in Georgia. We serve the Glynn county area as well as surrounding counties (Camden, Brantley, Wayne, and McIntosh). Coastal Hospice provides expert and compassionate medical and supportive care for people and their families facing a terminal illness. Our hospice team will work with your physician and  primary caregivers to provide you and your loved one with the support needed to spend time maximizing quality time, in your own familiar surroundings, and in the company of family and friends.

Our Mission

To provide outstanding end-of-life care in our community, with an unprecedented commitment to compassionate communication and responsiveness.

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MEET OUR TEAM

Clayton Watson

Founder / CEO

With over 25 years of leadership experience in the healthcare industry, Clayton possesses a wealth of knowledge on what it takes to provide the highest caliber of care to those in need. Clayton graduated from Georgia Southwestern College and State University with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and was a member of Sigma Chi National Fraternity. Being described by many as a servant leader, Clayton finds personal satisfaction in delivering remarkable service outcomes. To his core, Clayton enjoys seeing his team members thrive in both their professional and personal goals, thus always working tirelessly to support them in their achievements. Clayton passionately shared “as the owner of Coastal Hospice, I’m working hard to make sure my team is well cared for and in the best possible place for them to serve patients and families at their most fragile time.” Clayton is a Georgia native and resides on Saint Simons Island with his beautiful wife and daughter. Clayton’s son is working on his career in North Georgia, also serving seniors.

Chelsea Woodall, LMSW

Social Worker

Beginning her career in the Hospice industry in 2016, Chelsea finds that there is no other line of work she would rather be in. When asked what the most rewarding part of her job is, Chelsea answered, “I love the families I work with. I take away just as much from them as I hope I leave with them. I absolutely love being able to assist families through this emotional time of their lives by providing emotional support, resources, education and whatever else may be needed”. Not only does she have the heart for it, but Chelsea also holds her master’s degree in Social Work from The University of Alabama, as well as a BS in Psychology in Pre-Clinical Counseling. Chelsea is a Warner Robins native, and currently resides in Camden County.

Barbara Chal, RN, BSN, MA

Executive Director / Director of Nursing

Possessing over 27 years of knowledge working in the Hospice Industry, Barbara has outstanding experience ranging from field case management to an agency hospice administrator. In fact, Barbara enjoys more years of nursing experience “than she cares to admit.” She is a Registered Nurse and holds a bachelor’s degree of Science in Nursing as well as a master’s degree. When talking about her passion for the industry, Barbara says “It is the most rewarding nursing specialty I have ever worked in. It is not just a job for me – I consider it a calling, my life’s work”. Hospice is so much more than just “taking care of the dying”, it is about helping patients live their lives to the fullest and helping with their last wishes. Barbara often shares with the leadership that if it weren’t for the Hospice mission she would have long been retired. Barbara is a long-time resident of Glynn County!

Bill Allen

Hospice Chaplain

Bill chose to serve in hospice as he believes it to be an incredible privilege to get to know and connect with patients and their family members on a very deep level. His desire to be helpful when patients are hurting deeply impacts Bill’s decision to continue working in the hospice field. Bill holds a bachelor’s degree from Valdosta State University and a Master of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Bill, a Georgia native and his lovely wife of 34 years reside in Glynn County.