VITAS Healthcare


9655 Granite Ridge Dr Ste. 300, San Diego, CA 92123

(855) 840-7257

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Description of VITAS Healthcare

VITAS Healthcare®, the nation's leading hospice provider, delivers comprehensive care for patients facing life-limiting illness. Services include Intensive Comfort CareSM for acute symptom management; after-hours Telecare with immediate access to clinicians; specialized offerings for veterans and AL/LTC residents; educational in-services, grief/loss programs; outcome measurements and more. For more information, please visit us at VITAS.com or call 800.93.VITAS.

No other hospice compares to our hospice to address the special needs of the veterans, Rapid response time for patient assessments, Ability to provide care throughout Southern California and multiple states to accommodate out of state referrals., Educational in-services, materials and resources, Exceptional Bereavement Services and meetings throughout entire county, Community partnering, Memory Bears, Large volume of volunteers


  • Pet Therapy
  • Memory Bears
  • Music Therapy
  • Healing Touch
  • Special Veteran's programs
  • Beautician services
  • Extensive Volunteer services that are tailored to the needs of the patient

Bereavement classes offered in multiple San Diego County locations (six week series)

Special groups include:

  • "Healing grief one step at a time": a walking group that meets on Tuesdays
  • "Writing my story of grief: A healing journey" - that meets on Wednesdays
  • "Transitions": monthly supportive social group for those who have attended a six week training
  • "Coping with Grief during the holidays"
  • February: Memory Bear Reunion Lunch
  • May: Remembering Mothers
  • June: Remembering Fathers
  • October: Remembering our Grandparents
  • November: A salute to America's Veterans on the USS Midway
  • December: Wreaths of Remembrance

Special Programs

  • Host Annual Hospice Foundation of America Teleconference
  • Host and attend San Diego Bereavement Consortium
  • Grief & Loss Support Group for Women Inmates of State Prisons
  • Men's Alzheimer Caregiver Support Group
  • Facilitate weekly