GEM - Geriatric Evaluation and Management - North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System
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GEM - Geriatric Evaluation and Management


Community Living Center, Malcom Randall VA Medical Center, Gainesville, Florida  


About the Program

The Geriatric Evaluation and Management (GEM) is an 18 bed short stay inpatient unit located at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center Community Living Center. The GEM specializes in the care of the frail elderly who are experiencing complex medical problems such as stroke, self-care problems, falls, urinary incontinence or frequent hospitalizations. The goal of a GEM admission is to assist patients to return to the community setting with the highest level of health and independence. Additional information on the GEM Treatment Program.

Visiting Hours

Daily 11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Services Offered

Services provided to patients include:

  • Chaplain
  • Dietary
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychology
  • Recreational Therapy
  • Social Workers
  • Speech
  • Wound Care

Driving Directions

The Malcom Randall VAMC is located in Gainesville, Florida on the south side of Archer Road, approximately 3 miles east of I-75 (Exit 384), directly across the street from Shands at the University of Florida.

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Contact Info


  • Community Living Center
    1601 SW Archer Road
    Gainesville, FL 32608

Contact Number(s)

  • 352-548-6075

Hours of Operation

  • Mon-Fri 11:00am-9:00pm