VITAS Suites at Community Health and Rehabilitation Center

3611 Transmitter Road

Panama City, FL 32404

Inpatient Hospice Center

When hospice patients need care beyond what can be provided at home, VITAS Suites at Community Health and Rehabilitation Center provides necessary and appropriate care so they can return to routine home hospice care as soon as possible.

In the inpatient unit’s home-like setting, our interdisciplinary team assures that each patient receives individualized, round-the-clock care.

VITAS Suites Features

  • 8 private rooms
  • Flat-screen TVs in rooms
  • Private bathrooms
  • Overnight accommodations for guests
  • Shower facilities for guests
  • Computer and internet access
  • Family conference room
  • Local artwork
  • Shared family room
  • Outdoor area

Are you visiting someone on hospice?

Meet the VITAS Inpatient Team

Our group of specially trained healthcare professionals who ensure that a patient's last few months,weeks or days are lived in comfort and dignity.

A VITAS IPU team manager

Team Manager

The team manager oversees all patient care in the inpatient hospice unit.


The physician closely monitors the progression of the patient’s illness, prescribes appropriate medications and coordinates care with other members of the team.

A VITAS physician
A VITAS hospice nurse

Hospice Nurse

The hospice nurse is skilled in assessing and managing pain and other symptoms. A nurse may also help with personal care.

Social Worker

The social worker acts as a friendly and skilled listener and provides emotional support.

A VITAS social worker
A VITAS chaplain


The chaplain ministers to the spiritual needs of patients and families of all faiths, and can work with their clergy.

Bereavement Specialist

The bereavement specialist provides grief and loss support to the patient's loved ones.

A VITAS bereavement specialist
A VITAS volunteer


The hospice volunteer can bring music or a Paw Pals animal companion, and spends quality time with the patient and family.


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