National Caregiver’s Day

Recognizing Why Caregiving is so Important & Who’s Best to Do It Every February, the staff at Gulf Coast Health Care celebrate National Caregiver’s Day. This year was no different, as we took the time to thank and honor our staff who take care of our residents. Here, we share our favorite ideas on how … Continued

Vaccine Updates | Gulf Coast Health Care

About the COVID-19 vaccine The COVID-19 vaccine is here! It has been over a year since the CDC announced the first case of the novel coronavirus in the United States. The pandemic has made things difficult for everybody, particularly healthcare employees and other frontline workers who have been tasked with keeping things moving during the … Continued

Panhandle Centers Success Story

The coronavirus pandemic made life interesting for folks living in the Florida panhandle, especially the patients and clinicians at our Olive Branch, De Luna and Arcadia Health and Rehabilitation Centers. Together, they faced unprecedented challenges and uncertainties. We worked to make things as easy as possible by increasing our already rigorous in-house safety protocols, and … Continued

Mississippi Centers Success Story

The coronavirus pandemic made life difficult for people across the country last year, including at our treatment centers throughout Mississippi. Patients at our Pass Christian, Greenbough, Lakeside, Singing River, and Boyington centers faced unprecedented challenges and uncertainties. Even as we adhered to strict CDC guidelines as well as our own rigorous in-house protocols to keep … Continued

Eastern Florida Centers Success Story

The coronavirus pandemic made life difficult for people across the country last year, including skilled nursing facilities throughout Florida. Patients at many Gulf Coast Health Care centers, including The Rehabilitation Center of Lake City, Lake Eustis Health and Rehabilitation Center, Suwannee Health Rehabilitation Center, Southern Lifestyles Senior Living Center, Margate Health and Rehabilitation Center, Viera … Continued

Optum Partnership Provides Crucial Care

Gulf Coast Health Care and Optum Deliver Results Over the course of the last five years, we here at Gulf Coast Health Care (GCHC) have an enjoyed a successful and empowering partnership with Optum. We have worked in collaboration to create a care model that pairs advanced practices clinicians (APCs) like nurse practitioners and physical … Continued

Physically Distant—Socially Connected

We’ve learned a lot over the past few months, and each of our centers has done an incredible job dealing with the ongoing pandemic through strong leadership, collaboration and coordination. Everyone from our medical staff and chefs to our wellness and life enrichment teams has approached their area of expert care with unmatched grace and … Continued

Gulf Coast Health Care Deploys Rensair Air Filter Systems in Local Skilled Nursing Facilities

Gulf Coast Health Care Deploys Rensair’s Portable Air Scrubbers, Extra Measures in Place to Ensure Health and Safety of Patients, Staff & Visitors. GCHC is the first healthcare facility in the United States to deploy Rensair’s patented system of UV light and HEPA13 filter technology to destroy 99.97% of airborne pathogens, including the virus responsible … Continued

Long Term Awareness Month: Long Term Care Services

November is National Long Term Care Awareness Month, and the Gulf Coast Health Care (GCHC) centers in Florida, Georgia and Mississippi are showing support for our skilled team of specialists and patients.  As a leading provider of rehabilitation, skilled nursing, assisted living and long term care for seniors, we want to encourage anyone 65 years … Continued

Honoring Resident Rights Every Day

October is “Resident’s Rights Month,” an annual event that honors all residents living in long-term care centers. The skilled team of specialists across all Gulf Coast Health Care centers wanted to share this event with our readers and highlight how we’re celebrating our residents and honoring their rights every day.  Many of those living with … Continued