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Good Samaritan Center

(866) 871-8490

10676 Marvin Jones Blvd. Po Box 4345, Dowling Park, FL

Services

  • Nursing Home

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance Yes
  • Subsidy Available No
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10676 Marvin Jones Blvd. PO Box 4345
Dowling Park
FL
32060
USA
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User Reviews

11/24/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

The BEST, most caring staff! I am so blessed to be able to have this facility available, for my mom's rehab. I would go as far as to say some of the staff are life savers. Nurse Tara saved my mom's life! She is my hero!



11/24/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

The MOST caring helpful staff I have ever encountered. I am so blessed to be able to have this facility available for my mom's rehab. I would go as far as to say that some of the staff our life savers because Nurse Tara saved my mom's life. She is my hero!



11/24/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

The MOST caring helpful staff I have ever encountered. I am so blessed to be able to have this facility available for my mom's rehab. I would go as far as to say that some of the staff our life savers because Nurse Tara saved my mom's life. She is my hero!



11/24/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

The MOST caring helpful staff I have ever encountered. I am so blessed to be able to have this facility available for my mom's rehab. I would go as far as to say that some of the staff our life savers because Nurse Tara saved my mom's life. She is my hero!



11/21/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Good Samaritan Center is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 161 beds based in Dowling Park, FL. At last check, the facility had 151 residents indicating that it is 94% occupied which is about average within the state of Florida. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident and family counseling services.
This nursing home is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Good Samaritan Center, was 4 stars, which is a better rating than 85% of nursing homes in Florida.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Good Samaritan Center with other senior care providers in Florida. When compare to the state averages for staffing, the number of registered nurse (RN) hours per resident per day is about average; Certified nursing assistant (CNA) hours per resident per day is about average; The number of licensed practical (LPN) or vocational nurse hours per resident per day is about average. The most recent health inspection was on 08/30/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here




Description of Good Samaritan Center in Dowling Park, FL

Number of Beds : 161

Good Samaritan Center, located in Dowling Park, Florida provides the following services: Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Good Samaritan Center has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 5 stars. Note that there are no hospitals within a 10 miles distance. The zipcode (32060) in Florida, where Good Samaritan Center is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Good Samaritan Center can be found here.

Good Samaritan Center is a nursing home. It provides medical nursing service for seniors with serious illnesses or disabilities twenty-four hours a day, delivered by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nurse aids.

Nursing care facilities cater to several types of patients: some patients require short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; others require long-term nursing and medical supervision. In addition, some nursing homes offer specialized care programs for Alzheimer's or other illnesses, or short-term respite care for frail or disabled persons when a family member requires a rest from providing care in the home. Please note that you can help compare nursing homes by looking at the Medicare ratings of a given facility (Medicare has a 5-star rating system for comparing nursing homes). There are various ways for paying for care in a nursing home. Make sure you know your loved one's Medicare and Medicaid eligibility, and understand how you can use tools like long term care insurance to pay for nursing home care.

"The Good Samaritan Center is a 161-bed Medicare/Medicaid skilled nursing facility that becomes home to our residents. Our health and rehabilitation center has an outstanding reputation for providing quality care with compassion in a pleasant atmosphere. Good Samaritan Center has been highlighted on the Consumer Reports list of the Top 10% of nursing homes in Florida. Our medical staff consists of a Physician specializing in Geriatrics, a Physician Assistant, and our excellent team of nurses.

The Good Samaritan Center specializes in individualized care through:

• Stimulating Physical Environment
• Social Engagement
• Physical Therapy
• Occupational Therapy
• Speech Therapy
• Short Term Rehabilitation
• Well-Balanced Meals
• Family Support and Involvement

Our emphasis on rehabilitation restores each person to their highest level of functioning, and whenever possible, returns them to their home. We strive to enhance quality of life by providing engaging activities, exercise
classes, special events and occasional dine-outs. Religious services are offered regularly. Artist series performances enrich lives with drama
and musical presentations. Each member is treated with dignity and respect.

The staff of our specialized Alzheimer's Care wing provides the best and most currently accepted standards of care for persons with dementia. The interior design and adjoining outdoor courtyard permit members to move about the wing in protected freedom.

Our daily rate is an all-inclusive fee, with no additional charges for medical supplies and other items commonly charged separately. At Good Samaritan Center, one rate pays for room, meals, nursing care, and supplies."

Demographic Profile for Dowling Park, FL, 32060

People

Male Population
48.74%
Female Population
51.26%
Median Age
40.5 Years
Average Household Income
$36,885

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

Overall
21% Below
Cost of Food
5% Above
Utilities
1% Below
Miscellaneous
Equal to

Environment
Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
87 / 100
Water Quality
92 / 100
Superfund Sites
96 / 100
Physicians per 100k
32.4

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
8
Property Crimes
5