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Emerald Coast Center

(866) 825-8549

114 3 Rd St Se, Fort Walton Beach, FL


  • Nursing Home
  • Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite
  • Alzheimer's Care
  • Hospice

Payment Options

  • Medicare Yes
  • Medicaid Yes
  • Veteran's Benefits No
  • Long Term Care Insurance No
  • Subsidy Available No
Emerald Coast Center
114 3RD ST SE
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User Reviews

08/30/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

This place is so wonderful. It was a tough decision for us to make for our family but they helped us through it.

01/19/2012  -  An OurParents User Writes:

Staff are awesome but very busy, the special ALS care unit is extra special. They took care of mom and the rest of us!
Older building but clean and friendly

Description of Emerald Coast Center in Fort Walton Beach, FL

Number of Beds : 120

Emerald Coast Center, located in Fort Walton Beach, Florida provides the following services: Nursing Home, Short Term Care: Rehabilitation, Respite, Alzheimer's Care, and Hospice. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Emerald Coast Center has an average user review rating of 5 stars. Emerald Coast Center has a very good hospital, Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 98 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Emerald Coast Center's nearest hospital is 4 miles away. The zipcode (32548) in Florida, where Emerald Coast Center is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Emerald Coast Center can be found here.

Emerald Coast 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.

Also, Emerald Coast Center facility provides Alzheimer's care. This means it has special safeguards for wandering seniors, and caregivers are trained in handling dementia behaviors.

Also, Emerald Coast Center care provider provides hospice care. Hospice care is an infusion of home care and facility care provided to benefit terminally ill patients and support their families through their tough times.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.


Parking & Transportation
  • Access to Public Transportation Nearby
  • Guest Parking
Community Services
  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Chapel/Religious Services
  • Concierge
  • Designated Family Visiting Area
  • Garden
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Maintenance Director
  • TV/Media Room
Dining Options
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Restaurant Style
  • Room Service as Needed
  • Low Sugar
  • Low Sodium
  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • Door Alarms (for exit seekers)
  • Emergency In-Room Call System
  • Fire Sprinkler System
Personal Assistance
  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Foot Care
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
Behavioral Support
  • Does Not Sleep Through the Night
  • Becomes Disoriented (e.g. Sundown Syndrome)
  • Paces or Rummages Habitually
  • Seeks exit or Tries to Leave
  • Wanders
  • Needs Prompting for Their Personal Care
Special Health Conditions
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Breathing Support with Oxygen
  • Broken Bones
  • Cancer
  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • Depression
  • Emphysema or Other Lung Disease (COPD)
  • Heart Disease or Heart Failure
  • Immune Deficiency
  • Management of an I.V.
  • Management of a Feeding Tube
  • Monitored Intake of Food and Liquids
  • Osteoporosis
  • Stroke
  • Tendency To Fall
  • Severe Brain Injury
  • Diabetic Diet
  • Oral Medication
  • Insulin Injection Staff-Administered
On-Site Therapy
  • Dental Care
  • Eye Care
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Restorative Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
Memory Care Services
  • Family Members Able to Join at Mealtime
  • Family Members Able to Participate in Care Plan
  • Specialty Trained Staff
  • Safe Wandering Areas
  • Regular Assessments by Interdisciplinary Staff
  • Environment That is Easy to Navigate
  • Daily Planned Recreational and Social Activities
  • Activities Tailored to Residents’ Abilities
  • Dementia Stage 1
  • Dementia Stage 2
  • Dementia Stage 3
  • Dementia Stage 4
  • Dementia Stage 5
  • Dementia Stage 6
  • Dementia Stage 7

Demographic Profile for Fort Walton Beach, FL,32548


Male Population
Female Population
Median Age
41.8 Years
Average Household Income

Cost Of Living
Compared to the National Average

4% Below
Cost of Food
1% Above
2% Below
2% Above

Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better

Air Quality
83 / 100
Water Quality
91 / 100
Superfund Sites
91 / 100
Physicians per 100k

Annual Crime

Violent Crimes
Property Crimes