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Most commonly used terms to define an Assisted Living Facilities

Updated: Oct 23, 2023

By Humberto Fortuna MA, MS

Most commonly used terms to define an Assisted Living Facilities
Most commonly used terms to define an Assisted Living Facilities

Here are some of the most common terms to define Assisted Living Facilities. Believe it or not, Assisted Living Facility is the most common term used for this type of Alternative Housing in Southeast Florida, Monroe, Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties.

Some other terms are:

  • Residential Care Facilities

  • Personal Care Facilities

  • Adult Congregate Care Communities

  • Retirement Residences

  • Supported Care Facilities

  • Senior Living Communities

In Florida, and in many other states, six-bed or small Assisted Living facilities are becoming very popular, as well. especially in Miami Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties these smaller facilities are gaining popularity because they are able to provide more personalized services. These small 6 bed communities are able to provide more one on one care.

These small Assisted Living Facilities in Southeast Florida are usually in private homes and are licensed and regulated by the same governmental agencies that govern all of the Assisted Living Facilities, regardless of size.

The smaller homes must pass all surveys and inspections required by the state in which they are located.

Having a Placement agency assisting you in the search can be beneficial for your loved one. PCC is just a phone call away and our local counselors near you will help you find the correct Assisted living facility free of charge. Our counselors specialize in specific areas in Dade, Broward and Palm Beach County.

PCC advocates for quality care and all the facilities we represent are licensed and certified with the State of Florida Agency for Health Care Administration.

Broward: (954) 965-2925 - Miami Dade: (305) 931-0618 -

Palm Beach: (561) 329-4337

You will be assigned to a counselor that knows your desired area. Give us a call and let one of our Counselors near you help you with your questions and concerns.

Pompano Beach: Court at Palm Aire 2701 N Course Dr @954.975.8900, John Knox Village Health Circle, 830 Lakeside Ctr @954.783.4001, Pompano Rehab & Nursing Center, 51 W Sample Rd @954.942.5530, Seaview Nursing & Rehab, 2401 NE 2nd St @954.943.5100. Sunrise: Regents Park of Sunrise, 9711 W Oakland Park Blvd @954.572.4000. Springtree Rehab Center, 4251 Springtree Dr @954.572.4251, Sunrise Health & Rehab, 4800 Nob Hill Rd @954.577.3530. Tamarac: NSPIRE Healthcare, 5901 NW 79th Ave @954.722.7001, Tamarac Rehab & Health, 7901 NW 88th Ave @954.722.9330. Tavernier: Crystal Nursing 48 High Point Rd @305.853.0799. West Palm Beach, Beach Breeze Rehab, 1626 Davis Rd @561.439.8897, Coral Bay Healthcare & Rehab, 2939 S Haverhill Rd @561.641.3130, Darcy Hall of Life Care, 2170 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd @561.683.3333, Edward J Healey Rehab and Nursing Center, 5101 W Blue Heron Blvd @561.842.6111, Joseph L Morse Geriatric, 4847 Fred Gladstone Dr @561.471.5111, Lakeside Health Center 2501 N Australian Ave @561.655.7780, Lourdes Noreen McKeen Residence 315 S Flagler Dr @561.655.8544, Promedica West Palm Beach 2300 Village Blvd @561.478.1800. Palm Garden of WPB, 300 Executive Center Dr @561.471.5566, Rehab Center of the PB, 301 Northpoint Pkwy @561.712.1717, Renaissance Health & Rehab, 5065 Wallis Rd @561.689.1799, Colonial Skilled Nursing, 2090 N Congress Ave @561.686.5100, Wood Lake Nursing & Rehab – Greenacres, 6414 13th Rd S @561.478.9900. Wellington: Luxe at Wellington, 13330 Nuvista Ave, @561.795.3360. Wilton Manors: Manor Pines Convalescent, 1701 NE 26th St @954.566.8353, Wilton Manors Health & Rehab, 2675 N Andrews Ave @954.563.5711

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