Wedgewood Healthcare Center is a 120 room nursing facility situated near by the Webster Park North area of Lakeland, Florida. The surrounding area has a dense population, with approximately 30,000 residents in the 33809 zip code. It is a predominantly middle class area, with a median per-household income of $55,977. It is surrounded by numerous local conveniences, including houses of worship, retail stores, and health care services. There are numerous drugstores within a mile of the community. They're located only 2.87 miles from Lakeland Regional Medical Center. There are also multiple churches within 4 miles, including Mowry Clytus F Rev, Carpenter's Home Church, Gibsonia Baptist Church, and Victory Church.
Wedgewood Healthcare Center can provide several types of senior housing, including independent living, Alzheimer's care, nursing home care, and assisted living. They are a good fit for seniors who are healthy and independent and who wish to live among other seniors and enjoy services like housekeeping and on-site maintenance in a community setting. Also, they can provide for seniors who are at any stage of dementia and who have trouble with day-to-day tasks, and who need close care on a regular basis. Additionally they can offer care to seniors who are severely infirmed and require assistance with daily activities but also must have regular access to medical services. Finally, they can assist seniors who require assistance with common tasks such as preparing meals, showering, and house work, but who are mobile and are mostly independent.
This provider features many different amenities and services for residents. Property amenities include an on-site beautician and landscaped grounds. Also offered are stroke care, physical therapy, speech therapy, dialysis administration, help with medication, and other health services. Additionally, they offer multiple personal services including a staff available 24/7 and transportation.
The approximate average monthly cost of care for this facility is around $4,875. The Lakeland average for the same level of care is about $4,240. The average cost across the State of Florida is about $3,975, which is less than the US estimate of $4,215.
Wedgewood Healthcare Center has operated since 1999 and they are certified with Medicaid as well as Medicare. They obtained a cumulative score of 1 out of 5 stars in the most recent rating by Medicare. This grade is based upon a collective criterion of health audits, all-around quality, and staff evaluations. During this period they have had the following: 22 complaints filed, 16 deficiencies reported, 2 fines issued totaling $121,095, 2 total penalties issued, and no payment denials.