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Winter Park Towers
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Address:
1111 S Lakemont Ave Ste 101
Winter Park, FL
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  • Assisted Living
  • Senior Community
  • Continued Care Community

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1111 S LAKEMONT AVE STE 101
WINTER PARK
FL
00000
USA
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11/21/2012 An OurParents User Writes: Winter Park Towers is an average sized, not for profit, nursing home with 120 beds based in Winter Park, FL. At last check, the facility had 100 residents indicating that it is 83% 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 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 Winter Park Towers, was 4 stars, which is a better rating than 85% of nursing homes in Florida. Important to note that this facility has recently improved and has gone from 3 stars to 4 stars.
We have compared the detailed Medicare data for Winter Park Towers 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 01/20/2012.
To view the full report for this facility, and to understand more about its Medicare rating, go to here


04/04/2013 An Family Member of Current/Past Resident Writes: My Dad required rehab and Winter Park Towers was recommended. It was a horrible experience - from incorrect medication dispensed to delay in medication dispensed. My Dad was told to push the button for assistance and was not allowed to get up without assistance - so continually soaked clothing and bed. Button would be pushed and no response for more than 18 minutes (and yes I was there timing it - I would end up taking him to the restroom). They told me that my Dad could continue after the 20 days (paid for by Medicare) for $140 and change per day. Right! Why would we pay for him to be soaked daily? When I brought him home, he was barely able to walk (using a cane) from the bedroom to the kitchen without legs shaking. I'm not completely sure what kind of physical therapy he received. And, I did talk to Administration - nothing changed. I told them they needed Quality Control - to make sure things were getting done correctly and they basically said that we were the only ones having this experience. I visited daily and sometimes twice a day...


Response: I think it is the worst . My brother has bed sores that should be taken care of twice a day and some times they are not care for for days. They always have some excuse or say they will be back later and never show up. He has trouble with his eyes and has three different kinds of drop to be taken again they have trouble finding time to give them to him. His a/c has been out now for 4 days and his room is like a oven. His nurses light has been out for days now and he has to yell to get a nurse. There are so much more but I would take up the whole page. I would Never Send anyone there.


Description of Winter Park Towers in Winter Park, FL

Number of Beds : 120

Winter Park Towers, located in Winter Park, Florida provides the following services: Nursing Home, Assisted Living, Senior Community, and Continued Care Community. It accepts the following payment methods: Medicare and Medicaid. Winter Park Towers has received 4 stars from Medicare and an average user review rating of 3 stars. Winter Park Towers has a very good hospital, Florida Hospital, located nearby, which scored a 85 out of 100 in its most recent Medicare review. The Winter Park Towers's nearest hospital is 3 miles away. The zipcode (00000) in Florida, where Winter Park Towers is located, has an above average safety rating based on recent crime statistics. A more detailed description of the types of care for Winter Park Towers can be found here.

Winter Park Towers 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, Winter Park Towers 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.

Also, Winter Park Towers is a Senior Community. Senior communities are for seniors who can take care of themselves. It is often a set of apartments in a variety of sizes from studios to large two bedrooms, where seniors live independently, but may receive additional services like transportation, pools, a convenience store, bank, barber/beauty shop, resident laundry, housekeeping, and security, are all services and amenities that may be provided there.

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Demographic Profile for Winter Park, 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
Environment
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
Education
High School Graduate
Associate Degree
Undergraduate Degree
Graduate Degree
People
Male Population
Female Population
Median Age Years
Average Individual Income
Average Household Income
Population Change
Race
Breakdown of ethnicities in Winter Park 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.