Geriatrics and Extended Care Service - Bay Pines VA Healthcare System
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Bay Pines VA Healthcare System

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Geriatrics and Extended Care Service

Geriatrics and Extended Care (GEC) offers a variety of in-patient and out-patient programs for eligible Veterans who are enrolled in a VA Medical Care Program.

Each veteran receiving GEC services has specific physical, social, emotional, biopsychosocial, and spiritual needs that are best met through an interdisciplinary team utilizing a holistic, restorative, or rehabilitative approach. The quality of care provided each Veteran is enhanced by a comprehensive, goal-oriented, individualized plan of care. All team members respect the degree of involvement of each veteran, family member, or significant other in the plan of care.

Information about the Geriatrics and Extended Care Service and program availability is subject to change based on federal and local policies.

Services Offered

  • In-Patient 
  • Community Living Center (Nursing Home Care Unit)
  • Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Respite Program
  • Outpatient 
  • Community Nursing Home
  • Hospice and Palliative Care
  • Respite Program
  • Home Based Primary Care
  • Care Coordination Home Telehealth 
  • Homemaker/Home Health Aide
  • Home IV Therapy Purchased Skilled Home Care
  • Geriatric Primary Care
  • Palliative Care Clinic
  • Bereavement Clinic

NOTE: Each program has specific criteria for admission.

Please call the office of Geriatrics and Extended Care at 727-398-6661, extension 15391 to obtain additional information.

Contact Info


  • C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center
    Building 101

Contact Number(s)

  • 727-398-6661 Ext. 15391

Hours of Operation

  • 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.