If you're looking for a nursing home in Florida, chances are you'll find it here.

You will also find helpful info about long term facilities, like articles about money and cost questions, how to choose a provider, and how Medicare and Medicaid work -and don't work-- for nursing home costs.

Most of our listing data come from federal resources like Medicare.gov and state records as in the Florida Department of Elder Affairs.


This information is provided as a public service. While every effort is made to assure accuracy, the information may not be correct due to changes in provider status, name, address or other facts. Do not use this information as a sole source in selecting a home care or home nursing service.
Among people turning 65 today, 69 percent will need some form of long-term care, whether in the community or in a residential care facility.
The number of nursing homes in Florida, with 83,244 beds.

Brochure: A Guide to Nursing Home Care

The Massachusetts Department of Public Health, working with professional organizations, resident advocates and legislators has developed this brochure. Use it as a quick reference to important information about nursing home care and regulations. 'Nursing Home Care' PDF downloads, various languages

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What is an ombudsman?
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What Does Long Term Care Include?
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Nursing Home Costs and Paying For Nursing Care
The median cost in Florida for one year of care in a nursing home. Read more about Florida Nursing Home Costs

Source: Genworth 2014 Annual Cost of Care Survey

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