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Heartland Of Tamarac
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5901 Nw 79 Th Ave
Tamarac, FL
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  • Nursing Home

Heartland Of Tamarac
5901 Nw 79 Th Ave
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User Reviews

04/10/2013 An Current/Past Resident Writes: Great Staff

11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Heartland of Tamarac is an average sized, for profit, nursing home with 151 beds based in Tamarac, FL. At last check, the facility had 143 residents indicating that it is 95% 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 and assisted living facility, is not located in a hospital or a continuing care retirement community (CCRC). As of November 2012, the medicare rating for Heartland Of Tamarac, was 2 stars, which is a lower rating than 62% of nursing homes in Florida. Important to note that this facility has recently detriorated and has gone from 3 stars to 2 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Heartland Of Tamarac 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 higher than average. The most recent health inspection was on 02/16/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here

10/05/2012 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: Wish I had cared for my husband at home. It's what he really wanted even though he wouldn't say so because of his concern for me. In the end, I feel I should've done better for him the way I would've wanted for me. Too late.

06/24/2012 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: This is a nursing home for the very old. My husband who is not the old was sent there after a knee surgery. He got an infection after 5 days and they didn't even react. I took him to our doctor who sent him directly to the hospital.

01/30/2012 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: My mother was at the nursing facility here from August to Nov 2011. The PA at the facility is non reponsive to the family . I had medical power of attorney as well as surrogate. The PA ignored both resulting in my mother having a massive seizure due to inadequate care. On the morning of the seizure I directed the facility to call 911, they refused saying it was not necessary. They made provate transport to the hospital where she never fully recovered and passed on 1/28/2012

Response: uioikdgy

Response: I had an issue with them not transporting my mother too. They had her wait a day to see the Doctor. He sat at the desk reviewing charts 1-4:30p she complain of a blockage not able to swallow anything. When she did get to the hospital they had to proform emerg surgery to remove part of her bowel within 12hr. They said she wouldn't last without surgery . She never recovered. 4/10/2014

11/07/2011 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: The staff is horrible. They dont help and they are never around and dont speak English.

Response: I agree I had to beg them to call 911 same they should be closed down

05/09/2011 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: Heartland is a very poor facility. 95% of all the staff have attitude problems and do not have the patients best interest at heart. Seem to be very lazy and do not show proper care for their patients. Have had to follow up multiple times with nusring staff to confirm proper protocol has been completed. Stay away from admitting any of your loved ones. Believe Me!!

01/12/2009 An OurParents User Writes: The facility did not come recommended. After a careful inspsection we found it to be quite nice. The rehab staff is outstanding. The rooms are OK. Overall I would recommend it without doubt.
Source: Yahoo Local

01/12/2009 An OurParents User Writes: The facility did not come recommended. After a careful inspsection we found it to be quite nice. The rehab staff is outstanding. The rooms are OK. Overall I would recommend it without doubt.
Source: Yahoo Local

Description of Heartland Of Tamarac in Tamarac, FL

Built In 1987 , Number of Beds : 151

Heartland Of Tamarac, located in Tamarac, Florida provides the following services: Assisted Living and Nursing Home. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Heartland Of Tamarac has received 3 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Heartland Of Tamarac has a very good hospital, University Hospital & Medical Center, located nearby, which scored a 91 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Heartland Of Tamarac's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (00000) in Florida, where Heartland Of Tamarac is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Heartland Of Tamarac can be found here.

Heartland of Tamarac 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, Heartland of Tamarac is an assisted living facility. Assisted living facilities are an apartment-style habitat designed to focus on providing assistance with daily living activities. They provide a higher level of service for the elderly which can include preparing meals, housekeeping, medication assistance, laundry, and also do regular check-in's on the residents. Basically, they are designed to bridge the gap between independent living and nursing home facilities. When thinking about how to pay for care, assisted living facilities are generally less expensive than nursing homes, if assisted living is a viable option for your loved one.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.


Parking & Transportation

  • Access to Public Transportation Nearby
  • Resident Parking
  • Guest Parking
  • Community Services

  • Activity Director
  • Beautician/Barber
  • Chapel/Religious Services
  • Clubhouse/Meeting Rooms
  • Designated Family Visiting Area
  • Garden
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Service
  • Library
  • Maintenance Director
  • Billiards/Pool Room
  • TV/Media Room
  • Dining Options

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snack
  • Restaurant Style
  • Ethnic Meals
  • Gluten-Free
  • Low Sugar
  • Low Sodium
  • Vegetarian
  • Security

  • 24 Hour Up and Awake Staff
  • Fire Sprinkler System
  • Personal Assistance

  • Activities of Daily Living (bathing, grooming, dressing, eating, etc.)
  • Catheter Management
  • Foot Care
  • Sitting, Standing, Walking
  • Toileting
  • Medication Management
  • Special Health Conditions

  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Breathing Support with Oxygen
  • Broken Bones
  • Cancer
  • Colostomy or Urostomy
  • Depression
  • Developmental Disabilities
  • 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

  • Audiology
  • Dental Care
  • Eye Care
  • Mental Health Counseling
  • Physical Therapy
  • Restorative Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Support Groups for Patients
  • Support Groups for Families or Caregivers
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    Demographic Profile for Tamarac, FL,00000

    Annual Crime
    00000 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 4
    Property Crimes 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 0%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality / 100
    Water Quality / 100
    Superfund Sites / 100
    Physicians per 100k
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 100% Below
    Cost of Food 100% Below
    Utilities 100% Below
    Miscellaneous 100% Below
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree
    Male Population
    Female Population
    Median Age Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income
    Population Change
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Tamarac FL
    White 74.5
    Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 15.1
    Black or African American 12.4
    Some other race 5.6
    Asian 4.4
    Two or more races 2.2
    American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8
    Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1

    Please Note Zip code-level crime information is provided by U.S. Census data. OurParents ALWAYS recommends that you visit the facility and check with local law enforcement authorities, and draw your own conclusions about the safety of any given care provider and area.