Specializing in short and long-term skilled nursing and rehabilitation services, Avanté strives to set the standard for incomparable care. The twenty Avanté centers located throughout the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast combine the best of both worlds – sophisticated therapies and high-tech treatments with excellent outcomes delivered by compassionate healthcare professionals.
Contemporary and comfortable settings advance Avanté’s goal of providing residents with an enriching experience while improving health and promoting optimal healing. In this way, we stay true to our commitment to community, integrity and service.
Assisting a loved one to find the correct nursing home or rehab facility in Florida is a daunting task, to say the least. Firstly, your family member may not wish to move out of his/her home and into unfamiliar environs. They may find home rehab to be a much more palatable option. Having the comfort of their own familiar surroundings, as well as the benefit of a professional who would come to their home to provide occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech therapy, or wound care they need is a much easier sell. Change is difficult for everyone, but can be especially tough for those in their golden years.
Secondly, identifying the best rehab facilities Florida has to offer is also not an easy task. According to the Florida Department of Health, Office of Health Statistics and Assessment, the Sunshine State’s 65-and-over population is currently at 3.3 million and is expected to double in size in less than 20 years. With such a social demographic, the need for quality care centers places a pressure on each facility to perform to its utmost. To date, there are over 83,000 nursing home beds in Florida, and each one is in a rehab facility that considers itself one of the best wound care centers in the state or proclaims to offer superior rehabilitation services.
A third, crucial element to the process is follow up and visitor access. When choosing a rehab center, it’s imperative that the facility is conveniently located. The easier it is to visit, the more chance you’ll have to provide your loved one with the companionship and displays of affection that are so necessary for healing and morale.
Lastly, losing one’s independence is the most difficult, frustrating experience that can befall a senior. It can lead to depression, lethargy, and in some extreme cases, loss of the basic human instinct of survival.
Avante Centers is uniquely positioned, with their well-trained and caring staff, and physician directed programs to be able to offer some of the best wound care and nursing services in Florida. Further, with over twenty skilled nursing facilities and assisted living centers, there is bound to be at least one facility that is easy and convenient to reach. Click the link to view our list of nursing home facilities. The primary goal of a skilled nursing community is to help individuals function at the highest level possible. Avante Centers’ health care professionals live and breathe that goal. In turn, residents in Avante’s communities live as independently as possible.
That having been said, sometimes the best choice is an Avante Center outside of Florida. Boasting some of the best rehab facilities in Virginia and North Carolina, residents and patients are treated like royalty up and down the south-east corridor. As such, it might behoove your beloved senior to take up residence in one of Avante Center’s nursing homes in Virginia. There he/she will receive the highest level of care outside of a hospital setting for individuals who have health conditions that require constant monitoring. While it may be distant from the senior’s home town, a location that is convenient for those who wish to visit provides your family member with the warmth and family connection which has proven so integral to healing and recovery.
Helpful tips for the care provider: Remember to always make the patient feel they are in control of their decision, as much as you possibly can. The moment they feel their life is out of their own control, they run the risk of giving up entirely. Independent living, as much as can be provided, is the key to a senior’s mental well-being and longevity. Focus your choice on the positive attitude level of the residents in the nursing homes you’re interviewing, combined with the quality and quantity of services offered by the center. A nursing home with occupational therapy, rehab, and wound care services is a wiser choice than a facility with less professional offerings. Choose your assisted living facility wisely, it is a crucial decision to help ensure that a life well lived is rewarded with the respect and longevity your loved one deserves.