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Compassionate Transitional Care That Heals

Recovering from an illness or injury doesn’t happen overnight. If you’re not quite ready to return home after hospitalization, our caring team at the AdventHealth Wauchula Transitional Care Unit is here for you.

Our Transitional Care Unit offers skilled nursing and comprehensive physical, occupational and speech therapies to meet your needs. And, a primary care physician, as well as a broad range of specialists, are available to care for you during your stay. We care about your whole health and offer amenities such as salon services, interactive engagement opportunities, a customizable menu and private rooms. For more information about our services, call our team today at Call863-767-8233.

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Award-Winning Care

AdventHealth Wauchula is a critical-access hospital and was the only facility in Florida to be awarded the Leapfrog Top Rural Hospital designation. Our team has earned many patient experience awards, including the Bronze seal for Geriatric Emergency Medicine and the 2023 Women’s Choice award.

Care to Get You Back to the Life You Love

We know you have many options when it comes to rehabilitation. That’s why we’ve created a Transitional Care Unit right here in our hospital, offering you a unique and convenient alternative to other skilled nursing facilities in Hardee County.

Each of our physicians, therapists and other health care professionals is dedicated to building a comfortable, safe and supportive environment where you can restore your body, mind and spirit.

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  • Question: Why is transitional care located in the hospital?


    Our location makes it easy to deliver the care you or your loved one need to renew your strength. Our doctors visit our patients daily, and our team can meet any level of care needs you may have within our critical access facility.

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    Additionally, occupational, speech and physical therapy are available to you seven days a week. Our therapy programs are personalized to your needs and can be extended up to four hours per day depending on the level of care needed to transition you home safely.

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  • Question: How long can I stay?


    Our team will work closely with you to make an individualized plan that best fits your needs and helps you feel healthier as soon as possible. Our goal is to help you achieve a healthy, speedy and successful recovery through whole-person care.

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    Your safety is the most important thing to us, and our team works with you to ensure a safe recovery in our facility. Our team also connects you and your loved ones to additional services to help coordinate your care as you transition home.

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  • Question: Do I have to be an AdventHealth patient?


    You don’t have to be a current patient in an AdventHealth hospital or facility to take advantage of the care available in our Transitional Care Unit.

    Call us at Call863-767-8233 to learn more.

  • Question: Do you accept Medicare or Medicaid?


    We accept Medicare, managed care and private insurance policies. We also have a cash pay option. We do not accept Medicaid.