The Lakeland metropolitan area – including Winter Haven – has 27 nursing homes. Here are some of the top rated by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The rating measures health inspections, nurse staffing, and medical quality of care.

Examples of top rated nursing homes in the Lakeland, Florida area include:


Florida-Presbyterian-Homes

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Florida Presbyterian Homes, Inc.

Ratings:
5 star Overall
5 star  Health Inspections
5 star  Nurse Staffing
5 star  Quality Measures

http://www.fphi.org
909 Lakeside Ave, Lakeland, FL 33803
Phone: 863-688-5521

Accepts Medicare and Medicaid
Number of beds: 48

Florida Presbyterian Homes is a continuing care retirement community. This means residents can move from one level to another when needed. The campus offers homes and apartments for independent living as well as assisted living and nursing programs. There are 109 homes and 66 apartments.

The nursing facility provides 24-hour nursing care and life coach. Special programs and services include pet therapy, water therapy, music therapy, and aroma therapy.


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Health Center of Plant City

Ratings:
5 star  Overall
3 star  Health Inspections
5 star  Nurse Staffing
5 star  Quality Measures

http://www.healthcenterofplantcity.com
701 N Wilder Rd, Plant City, FL 33566
Phone: 813-752-3611

Accepts Medicare and Medicaid
Number of beds: 180

Provides short-term rehabilitation and long term care. There is an onsite beauty/barber shop. Special programs and services include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, respiratory therapy, and pet therapy.


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The Rohr Home

Ratings:
5 star  Overall
4 star  Health Inspections
5 star  Nurse Staffing
4 star  Quality Measures

2120 Marshall Edwards Drive, Bartow, FL 33830
Phone: 863-519-7579

Accepts Medicare and Medicaid
Number of beds: 60

The Rohr home offers short term and long-term care with 24 hour nursing staff. Special programs and services include physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy.


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Highlands Lake Center

Ratings:
4 star  Overall
4 star  Health Inspections
5 star  Nurse Staffing
4 star  Quality Measures

http://www.opismr.com
4240 Lakeland Highlands Rd, Lakeland, FL 33813
Phone: 863-646-8699

Accepts Medicare and Medicaid
Number of beds: 179

Highlands Lake Center offers 24 hour nursing care, rehabilitation services, and special programs for residents with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Common activities include arts and crafts, pet therapy, choir, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy.


The Crossroads

Ratings:
5 star  Overall
4 star  Health Inspections
4 star  Nurse Staffing
5 star  Quality Measures

http://crossseniorcare.com/cr.html
206 W Orange St, Davenport, FL 33837
Phone: 863-422-4961

Accepts Medicare and Medicaid
Number of beds: 60

The Crossroads offer independent apartments that include housekeeping and meal service as well as a full-time rehabilitation department that promotes independence. There is a beauty shop, various activities, and healthcare professionals available around the clock.

Special programs and services include Alzheimer’s secured unit, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, HIV care, and pet therapy.