Health Services

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The Plymouth Harbor team of dedicated staff and skilled medical professionals places an emphasis on preventive care and fitness for optimum health, but we are also prepared to support residents as needs change.

Plymouth Harbor is equipped to serve our residents should they face sudden obstacles. Our residents have priority access to assisted living facilities, as well as rehabilitation and skilled nursing services within the community. There is no need to worry or dwell on the “what ifs” of retirement when you live at Plymouth Harbor.


 

Home Health Services

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Plymouth Harbor offers home health services in the privacy and comfort of the resident’s home, coordinated and supervised by a registered nurse. Among the services offered through our home health services are planning for care, which identifies the resident’s goals and the potential obstacles he or she could face. Recovering from injury, surgery, illness, or disease are also reasons why one might be seeking home health services. Self-management begins with understanding and identifying symptoms and managing medications.

Plymouth Harbor’s caring approach to the delivery of home health services focuses on the individual needs of our residents and those closest to them.

If you are a resident of Plymouth Harbor, or are seeking assistance for your loved one who is a resident, our home health services are available to you. Among the specific services provided are:

  • Complimentary assessment by a registered nurse
  • Skilled nursing care (RN or LPN)
  • Medication set up
  • Medication administering
  • Assistance with personal care, light housekeeping, light meal prep, or laundry
  • Accompaniment to physician appointments
  • Private duty assistance for companionship, respite care, arranging appointments, or organizing mail
  • Assistance with groceries or errands

Contact Us: If you are seeking any of the services listed above, or others, please give us a call first.
Contact Liz Clark, Home Care Administrator.
Ph. 941-361-7245, or LizC@PlymouthHarbor.org.

Smith Care Center

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Plymouth Harbor has a proud tradition of providing skilled nursing and an excellent continuum of care to its residents. The Smith Care Center offers comprehensive skilled nursing services, which are personalized for the unique needs of the individual. Licensed nurses along with a compassionate, professional staff treat residents and their families with dignity and respect. Residents have an option of selecting a private or semi-private room with space for decorative personal items that offer a sense of familiarity. Rooms offer serene bay, garden, or pond views. The setting and surroundings mirror the sense of peace and serenity of knowing that personal assistance is near.

Medical assistance is just one of our pillars of support. The Smith Care Center features a full slate of social and recreational programming. Residents are encouraged to participate in outings of their choosing and to maintain an interest in their favorite pastimes and hobbies.

Residents can choose between receiving medical care from the Center’s Medical Director or from the resident’s established physician. The Smith Care Center works collaboratively with Sarasota Memorial Hospital and Doctors Hospital, should hospitalization ever be required. Convenient therapy and rehabilitation services are provided on site.

Services and amenities provided in the Smith Care Center include:

  • Skilled nursing staff
  • Private line telephone service
  • Rehabilitative services (physical, occupational, and speech therapy)
  • Professionally staffed activities program. See our current schedule here
  • Medicare certification
  • Social services
  • Family and resident care planning
  • 39″ Flat Screen TVs
  • Individually adjustable heating and cooling

Short Term Rehabilitative Services

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Also housed within our Smith Care Center at Plymouth Harbor is a short term rehabilitation program. The program incorporates a multi-disciplinary approach to individual needs, all focused on a goal of returning you to your private home. Our physical, occupational, and speech therapists work together to restore quality and purpose of daily living for those with a serious illness or injury, or recovery from elective surgery.

The Smith Care Center short term rehab program welcomes residents from within Plymouth Harbor, as well as community members in Sarasota who are recovering from an injury or surgery and require intensive rehab before returning home.

As Smith Care Center is Medicare approved, Medicare provides reimbursement for up to 100 days, depending on:

  • The patient’s medical condition,
  • Physician’s certification that the patient requires rehabilitative care,
  • And the patient has spent three consecutive days in an acute care hospital, not counting the day of discharge.

We are happy to answer any questions you might have regarding rehabilitative care at the Smith Care Center at Plymouth Harbor.

Please feel free to contact our admissions office at 941-361-7181, or by emailing Mary VanSant at MaryV@PlymouthHarbor.org. We are here to help you regain your independence.

Assisted Living

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Plymouth Harbor offers assisted living in the Seaside Residences and memory care in the Starr Residences for those who benefit from enhanced support services to help heighten their quality of life.

Skilled nursing and rehabilitation services are also provided in a selection of private and semi-private rooms in the Smith Care Center. Residents receive quality care and feel good knowing they have the option of returning to their original apartments after they no longer need care-intensive services.

Dedicated Staff

Randy Powell

Randy Powell, M.D.
Medical Director

Liz Clark

Brandi Burgess
Administrator of Assisted Living, The Seaside and The Starr Residences

Micayla Davies
Executive Assistant

Joe-Devore

Joe Devore
Senior Vice President of Health Services

Liz Clark

Liz Clark, LPN
Home Care Administrator

Andy Davis

Andy Davis
Dietary Manager

Karen Novak, RN, MS
Director of Nursing, Smith Care Center

Leanne Beach
Smith Care Center Activities Director

May VanSant

Mary VanSant
Smith Care Center Admissions Coordinator

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