Press Release – Lake City 7-19-19

Gulf Coast Health Care Celebrated Ribbon Cutting on new Health and Rehabilitation Center

Lake City, FLORIDA (July 19, 2019) – Gulf Coast Health Care, a leading provider of short-term, post-acute and skilled nursing services, proudly introduced “The Rehabilitation Center of Lake City,” and announced the Opening Celebration on July 18th, 2019 at 5:30pm. The new Center will generate hundreds of skilled jobs and provide a positive economic impact for the local community while upholding the quality of care that has become synonymous with Gulf Coast Health Care.

The Rehabilitation Center of Lake City is a 113bed, skilled nursing facility delivering short-term, post-acute services. The 83,000 square foot center will be located south of Highway 90, where it intersects with SW Executive Drive. The center will feature 73 private rooms and 20 semi-private rooms. This convenient location will serve the residents of Lake City and the surrounding areas.

The Rehabilitation Center of Lake City will provide 24-hour nursing care along with speciality physician services and over 3,500 square feet of therapy space, utilizing state-of-the-art rehabilitation equipment. Holding true to Gulf Coast’s motto “A New Generation of Care,” the center also includes two well-equipped courtyards in addition to other luxurious amenities.

Brett Barnett, President and CEO for Gulf Coast Health Care states, “The addition of Lake City complements our existing portfolio of skilled nursing centers throughout Mississippi and Florida. We are proud to continue Gulf Coast Health Care’s tradition of award-winning, quality health care for the communities. The Rehabilitation Center of Lake City will embody this tradition, providing patients with exceptional rehabilitation therapy to improve independence in a cutting edge environment.”

Along with our exceptional accommodations, the Rehabilitation Center of Lake City will offer expanded dining options, movie theater, bistro, active life enrichment programs, salon services, outdoor courtyards, private dining for family celebrations, Wi-Fi internet access, flat screen televisions and more.

The Rehabilitation Center of Lake City is looking forward to the facility’s economic impact as it adds growth to the area. The Center is intended to serve the greater Lake City community.


Gulf Coast Health Care is dedicated in their commitment to provide a new generation of care within each of their skilled nursing and senior living centers. Their current footprint expands throughout the Southeast with 27 skilled nursing centers across Florida and Mississippi with a team of over 6,500 associates. Gulf Coast Health Care specializes in rehabilitation, including physical, occupational and speech therapy along with long-term care services. They have grown into one of the most reputable quality leaders and one of the most coveted organizations to work for in the industry. Living their mission of forward thinking, Gulf Coast Health Care has recently developed three of their four new Skilled Nursing centers planned in Florida, which allows Gulf Coast the opportunity to serve over 5,500 seniors by the year 2020.

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