VITAS Inpatient Unit at Villa Rosa

5131 Medical Drive

Suite 310

San Antonio, TX 78229

Inpatient Hospice Center

We understand how important home is to hospice patients. Should your loved one require a stay at the VITAS Inpatient Hospice Unit at Villa Rosa, you’ll be glad to know we’ve created a restful, homelike environment. Our goal is to take care of you and your loved one through this difficult time.

The VITAS inpatient hospice unit welcomes patients from San Antonio and surrounding counties. Our highly professional, interdisciplinary team makes sure each patient and family member gets individualized, round-the-clock care.

A VITAS nurse uses a stethoscope to check a patient's heart

Inpatient Unit Features

  • 14 private rooms
  • Flat-screen TVs in rooms
  • Private bathrooms
  • Private quiet room
  • Shared family room
  • Shared kitchen
  • Free Wi-Fi available
  • Children’s play room

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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