Health Central is the premier choice for superior health care services in west Orange County. A full-service acute-care hospital and medical facility, Health Central is dedicated to the mission of improving the health of the community by providing safe, quality health care services in an atmosphere of caring.Health Central’s commitment, attitude and actions reflect almost 60 years of service to its surrounding neighborhoods. The 1,700 employees and more than 400 doctors, coupled with the most advanced equipment and technology, ensure that all patients receive the personalized care they deserve.Health Central’s 440,000-square-foot, 171-bed, The Joint Commission-accredited and state-recognized Primary Stroke facility includes a 34-bed Emergency Department, Sleep Lab, complete Surgical Center, Wound Care with hyperbaric medicine, and a full-service Rehabilitation Center for inpatient and outpatient occupational, physical and speech therapies. Two on-site Interventional Catheterization Labs enable the expertly trained staff to diagnose and treat vascular and cardiac patients using the latest in balloon, wire and stent technology. These newer techniques allow patients to recover faster and can be performed under local anesthesia, rather than in an operating room under general anesthesia, which allows patients to recover faster.Health Central Park Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is a 228-bed, short- and long-term care, skilled nursing facility located in Winter Garden. An American Health Care Association Quality Award recipient, the Park provides its residents and their families with a broad spectrum of professional, compassionate care. The Rehabilitation Center at Health Central Park, staffed with licensed physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech language pathologists, offers both inpatient and outpatient therapy services.ExpressCare is Health Central’s walk-in treatment center designed to provide exceptional health care with a convenient approach. The board-certified physicians and experienced staff make every effort to ensure that each patient’s visit is as comfortable as possible. Physicians treat ailments ranging from colds and sprains to simple cuts and burns, while offering flu shots, with no appointment necessary.Health Central offers a wide variety of health care services to help patients achieve and maintain healthy lifestyles. An assortment of informational classes, ranging from childbirth to diabetes education, is available, as well as specially designed courses to prepare patients for what to expect before and after orthopedic surgeries. Health Central’s community outreach also includes health related support groups and free medical screenings at health fairs.Health Central strives to exceed expectations as the community’s health care provider with continued caring, constant compassion and a lifetime of commitment. Health Central is committed to the belief that health care begins with caring.
10000 W. Colonial Drive, Ocoee • 407-296-1000www.healthcentral.org
Health Central Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine Center
10000 W. Colonial Drive, Ocoee • 407-296-1000 www.healthcentral.org
Daysi Merino, owner of Merino Adult Family Care Home, began caring for the elderly more than 10 years ago in New York City, where she based her business on caring for residents of Creedmoor Psychiatric Center. In 2003, former New York Gov. George Pataki honored her home, saying the important services provided by Merino Adult Family Care Home make a difference in the lives of others. In 2006, Merino brought her knowledge and experience to the Windermere area. Merino Adult Family Care Home provides a family-type living arrangement in a private-home setting for up to five residents in private or semiprivate rooms, as well as short- and long-term respite. The facility’s staff is committed to helping residents maintain comfortable levels of independence with the utmost care, respect and compassion. Offered services include hygiene guidance, transportation, laundry and linen washing, medication assistance and more.
1510 Dingens Ave., Windermere • 407-295-8872www.merinoafch.com
Sutton Homes — Alzheimer’s Assisted Living Facilities
Established in 1994, Sutton Homes has earned a reputation as Central Florida’s premier Alzheimer’s and dementia care assisted-living facility, and it recently opened its newest home in the Dr. Phillips area. In the family-style residential homes, the staff treats residents with the respect, understanding and compassion they deserve and their families expect.Each of the seven homes is an elegant ranch-style house located in finer suburban neighborhoods in the Greater Orlando area, with locations in Winter Park, Altamonte Springs, Maitland, Orlando, Mount Dora and Dr. Phillips.With a guarantee that there will be a maximum of only five residents in each house, Sutton Homes creates a truly unique, relaxing and safe environment for loved ones. The Sutton Homes staff is caring, creative and specifically trained in helping people with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and other types of memory loss. By keeping things streamlined and familiar, loved ones will feel comfortable and relaxed in their new home with 24-hour personalized care.While the staff encourages independence, assistance is always available. Sutton Homes’ caregivers provide assistance with bathing, dressing, toileting/incontinence, special diets, medication and more. The activities coordinator plans outings to parks, senior centers and appropriate cultural events, and arranges in-home musical performances, craft projects and reminiscing programs.
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