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Friendly and Compassionate

Experts in Providing Advanced Care

The unique environment of a long-term acute-care hospital means that our patients and their visitors will spend more time with us than at other hospitals. For that reason, we've designed our hospital to be a comfortable environment. Our specially trained staff are not only experts in providing advanced care, but also have friendly, compassionate personalities that help ease the stress that can be associated with long-term recovery or illness.

The 48,000-square foot, one-story AdventHealth Connerton features all private rooms, an operating room for minor inpatient procedures, a chapel, inner courtyard and dining area — all specially designed for an extended hospital stay.

AdventHealth Connerton is part of the AdventHealth network, and we are proud to bring our expertise, experience and leadership to the region as we deliver health care through the compassion and dedication of our people.

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Caring for You and Your Family

Information and Resources

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We strongly encourage visitation by family and friends for our patients, as support, comfort and love are just as important in the healing process as any medical treatment or medicine that we can give.

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An extended hospital stay can be a stressful time for our patients and their loved ones. We’re committed to providing an environment that invites a sense of peace and calm and helps promote healing.

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A long-term acute care patient is one who needs focused critical care nursing, intensive respiratory services and rehabilitation therapies for his or her recovery. Find out how to refer a patient here.

How Can AdventHealth Connerton Help You?

Our Services

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Specialty Acute Care

AdventHealth Connerton, formerly Florida Hospital at Connerton Long Term Acute Care, provides a comprehensive range of services to treat patients whose medically complex conditions require an extended hospital stay. Our specially trained staff works to deliver expert acute care, helping each patient progress toward the next stage of their recovery.

  • Ventilator Weaning
  • Complex Respiratory Conditions
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Complex Wound Care
  • Heart Failure
  • Medically Complex Conditions
  • Neurological Disorders
  • Post-Trauma Care
  • Renal Disorders
  • Bariatric Care
  • Surgical Complications
Long-Term Treatments and Services We Offer

Nursing Units: Our nursing care units are specially designed for long-term patients, including a critical care unit and two medical/surgical units.

Radiology/Imaging: Our inpatient radiology services allow us to quickly take and interpret diagnostic imaging such as X-ray or ultrasound scans.

Surgical Suite: Our fully equipped operating room is available for minor inpatient procedures.

Laboratory: We have a dedicated laboratory on-site for quicker test results.

Pharmacy: Our full-service inpatient Pharmacy dispenses medications ordered by a patient's physician.

Respiratory Services: Our Level 5 Respiratory Therapists are experts in critical care ventilator support as well as ventilator weaning and acute care respiratory therapy.

Therapy Services: Our on-site therapy services include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and nutritional therapy to rehabilitate patients to point where they can be safely discharged.

Medical Nutrition Services: Proper nutrition plays an important part in wellness and recovery. Our on-site Medical Nutrition Therapist can develop nutritious meals for patients based on the physician’s recommendations.

Case Management: Each patient is assigned a Case Manager, who assists with discharge planning and special service needs, such as home health care or medical equipment. Case Managers also maintain contact with insurance companies regarding care and are available to answer any questions about coverage.

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Coming Soon

2019 Hospital Expansion

The campus is currently undergoing a significant expansion to fit the growing needs for patient care. In 2019, the campus will add 22,000 square feet of additional space that includes 30 new critical care beds designed to serve patients requiring additional weeks of specialized hospital care.  Once completed, AdventHealth Connerton will increase to 75 beds.

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Local News and Events 

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U.S. News & World Report Recognizes AdventHealth Zephyrhills

AdventHealth Zephyrhills is recognized as a Top Performing Hospital by U.S. News & World Report

Parkinson's Support Group

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Sponsored by the National Parkinson's Foundation, this group encourages patients, families, friends and care team members to learn more about caring for and coping with Parkinson's.

How to Recognize and Prevent Illness While Traveling

Traveling can make you more susceptible to contracting the flu, a cold or an infection. See which illnesses are common while traveling and learn how to avoid getting sick.

Private Consultations on Medicare

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SHINE Volunteers will assist you in navigating through your Medicare questions.

3 Pointers to Train for Your 5K the Healthy Way

To run a 5K, you’ve got to train safely. Refresh your knowledge of training basics to get in shape for your next race and sign up for the Bolt Run in October.

Fun in the Sun - A Win for your Skin!

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It is OK to have fun in the sun BUT with proper skin protection. This educational lecture will provide information on the importance of sun-safety and how to prevent skin cancer. Dr. Reintgen will discuss early detection and treatment of skin cancer and malignant melanoma. 
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Help Support Us

You can support AdventHealth Connerton by donating to the AdventHealth Tampa Foundation.

Our philosophy of whole person health — achieving wellness of the mind, body and spirit for our patients — is of paramount importance to each member of our talented clinical staff. Your generous support not only allows to us continue on our journey to excellence but makes a meaningful difference in the countless lives we touch each day. It’s a legacy you can see, touch and feel each time you walk through the doors at AdventHealth Tampa. Your gifts make a difference in their lives, and we thank you!

AdventHealth Connerton

Formerly known as Florida Hospital at Connerton Long Term Acute Care

  • Visiting Hours:

    We have an open visitation policy at AdventHealth Connerton, which means we have no set visiting hours. Friends and family are encouraged to visit any time of the day. We also have a unique understanding that pets are part of the family, too. Ask your nursing team about setting up a pet visit.