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Tarpon Bayou Center
(866) 871-4548
515 Chesapeake Dr
Tarpon Springs, FL
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  • Skilled Nursing Facility

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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Tarpon Bayou Center is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 120 beds based in Tarpon Springs, FL. At last check, the facility had 93 residents indicating that it is 78% occupied which is about average within the state of Florida. The provider accepts both medicare and medicaid programs, and provides resident 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 Tarpon Bayou Center, was 2 stars, which is a lower rating than 62% of nursing homes in Florida.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Tarpon Bayou 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 lower than average. The most recent health inspection was on 06/29/2012.
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Description of Tarpon Bayou Center in Tarpon Springs, FL

Number of Beds : 114

Tarpon Bayou Center, located in Tarpon Springs, Florida provides the following services: Nursing Home and Skilled Nursing Facility. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Tarpon Bayou Center has received 3 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 2 stars. Tarpon Bayou Center has a very good hospital, Helen Ellis Memorial Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 83 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Tarpon Bayou Center's nearest hospital is 1 miles away. The zipcode (34689) in Florida, where Tarpon Bayou Center is located, has a below average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Tarpon Bayou Center can be found here.

Tarpon Bayou 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, Tarpon Bayou Center is a skilled nursing facility (SNF). It is primarily engaged in providing skilled nursing care and related services for residents who require medical or nursing care; or rehabilitation services for the rehabilitation of injured, disabled, or sick persons.

Skilled nursing facilities cater to patients who either need short-term rehab while recovering from surgery; or require long-term nursing and medical supervision. Skilled Nursing facilities are very often associated with area hospitals.

Source: SNAPforSeniors, Inc.



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    Demographic Profile for Tarpon Springs, FL,34689

    Annual Crime
    34689 Avg.
    Violent Crimes 9 4
    Property Crimes 5 4
    Weather Conditions
    Average High Temperature ° F
    Average Low Temperature ° F
    Rainy Days 29%
    Average Rainfall 0 inches
    Average Snowfall 0 inches
    Provided By EPA; Closer to 100 is better
    Air Quality 55.6 / 100
    Water Quality 50 / 100
    Superfund Sites 48 / 100
    Physicians per 100k 272.9
    Cost Of Living
    Compared to the National Average
    Overall 4% Below
    Cost of Food 1% Above
    Utilities 15% Above
    Miscellaneous 3% Below
    High School Graduate
    Associate Degree
    Undergraduate Degree
    Graduate Degree 6.92%
    Male Population 48.39%
    Female Population 51.61%
    Median Age 46.8 Years
    Average Individual Income
    Average Household Income $47,734
    Population Change
    Religions Breakdown of religious affiliations in Tarpon Springs FL
    Percent Religious 34.04%
    Catholic 13.02%
    Other Christian 5.47%
    Baptist 4.25%
    Methodist 3.41%
    Jewish 2.28%
    All Other 5.61%
    Breakdown of ethnicities in Tarpon Springs FL
    White  88.3%
    Black  4.9%
    Hispanic/Latino  4%
    Asian  1.3%
    Multiracial  1.2%
    Other  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.