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THE MERIDIAN AT WESTWOOD

1001 Mar Walt Dr
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547-6780
(850) 863-5174
Fax: (850) 862-7807
Services Offered:
Independent Living, Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, Home Care,
THE MERIDIAN AT WESTWOOD serves Okaloosa County, FL
  • Independent Living
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Licenses
  • Independent Living
  • Eligibility
    All genders welcome
    Age 55 and over
    Care Options
    No licensed nursing care provided
    No licensed physician care provided
    Care Services
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Speech therapy
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Memory Care
    No care is offered for Alzheimer's or Dementia
    Living Space Options
    Studio or efficiency apartments
    Minimum cost: $1800
    Billed per month
    One bedroom apartments
    Minimum cost: $2385
    Billed per month
    2+ bedroom apartments
    Minimum cost: $2750
    Billed per month
    Accommodations
    Pet Types Allowed
    Cats
    Birds
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Transportation provided by facility
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Cable hook up
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private telephone line
    Wheelchair access
    Community
    Opened in:
    1981
    Number of residents: 200
    Dietary Options
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Meals Provided
    Breakfast
    Lunch
    Dinner
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Chapel
    Computer and internet access
    Gym and/or fitness center
    Guest dining
    Guest lodging
    Housekeeping
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Library
    Maintenance director
    Billiards or pool room
    Swimming pool
    TV, media room, or theater
    Languages Spoken by Staff
    English
    Spanish
    Other recreational activities:
    Across from Fort Walton Beach Medical Center Adjacent to Fort Walton Beach Municipal Golf Course Adjacent to the YMCA Monthly Candlelight Dinner Monthly Atrium party Aquacise classes in heated swimming pool Daily Exercise Classes Weekly Putting Tournament Weekly Bowling Tournament Weekly Shuffleboard Tournament Weekly Tai Chi Classes Weekly Line Dancing Classes Bingo, Bridge, Poker, Gin Rummy, Pinnacle Games Monthly Wellness Presentation Episcopal, Catholic, Methodist and Non Denominational Services Weekly Computer Meeting and Classes Monthly Men's Breakfast Weekly Social Hour Monthly Health Screening Six Sunday Champagne Brunches annually Book Club Musical Presentations Opportunities for travel and tours Out to dinner, concerts, plays
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Private funds
    Buy-in fee required
    Buy-in fee amount: $2000
    Pet deposit required
    Pet deposit amount: $500
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Accommodations
    Security Features
    Fire sprinkler system
    Community
    Number of residents: 60
    Cost
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Medicaid
    Medicare
    Residents
    Number of residents in certified beds : 45
    General
    Provider type
    Medicare and Medicaid BLC WESTWOOD LLC
    Date first approved to provide Medicare and Medicaid services : 10/16/1981
    With a Resident and Family Council
    Both
    Automatic fire sprinkler systems in all required areas
    Yes
    Star Ratings
    THE MERIDIAN AT WESTWOOD exceeds average state scores in 4 of 5 areas.
    THE MERIDIAN AT WESTWOOD exceeds average region scores in 5 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0 stars
    1 stars
    2 stars
    3 stars
    4 stars
    5 stars
    Overall Rating
     
     
     
     
    5 stars
    3.51 stars
    3.75 stars
    Health Inspection Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    2.84 stars
    3.1 stars
    Quality Measures Rating
     
     
     
     
    4 stars
    4.05 stars
    3.55 stars
    Staffing Rating
     
     
     
     
    5 stars
    3.52 stars
    3.61 stars
    Registered Nurse Staffing Rating
     
     
     
     
    5 stars
    2.96 stars
    3.45 stars
    0 stars
    1 stars
    2 stars
    3 stars
    4 stars
    5 stars
    Staff
    THE MERIDIAN AT WESTWOOD exceeds average state scores in 9 of 14 areas.
    THE MERIDIAN AT WESTWOOD exceeds average region scores in 13 of 14 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0 hours
    2.4 hours
    4.8 hours
    7.2 hours
    9.6 hours
    12 hours
    Reported Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.62 hours
    2.79 hours
    2.47 hours
    Reported Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.01 hours
    0.97 hours
    0.9 hours
    Reported Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.12 hours
    0.7 hours
    0.73 hours
    Reported licensed staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.12 hours
    1.68 hours
    1.63 hours
    Reported total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    4.74 hours
    4.47 hours
    4.1 hours
    Reported Physical Therapist staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.19 hours
    0.13 hours
    0.14 hours
    Expected Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.5 hours
    2.46 hours
    2.46 hours
    Expected Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.62 hours
    0.67 hours
    0.63 hours
    Expected Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.09 hours
    1.1 hours
    1.02 hours
    Expected total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    4.2 hours
    4.23 hours
    4.1 hours
    Adjusted Certified Nursing Assistant staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    2.58 hours
    2.79 hours
    2.47 hours
    Adjusted Licensed Practical Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    1.35 hours
    1.21 hours
    1.19 hours
    Adjusted Registered Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    0.77 hours
    0.47 hours
    0.53 hours
    Adjusted total Nurse staffing hours per resident per day
     
     
     
     
    4.55 hours
    4.26 hours
    4.02 hours
    0 hours
    2.4 hours
    4.8 hours
    7.2 hours
    9.6 hours
    12 hours
    Quality Measures for Long-Stay Patients
    THE MERIDIAN AT WESTWOOD exceeds average state scores in 9 of 13 areas.
    THE MERIDIAN AT WESTWOOD exceeds average region scores in 9 of 13 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of long stay residents whose need for help with ADLS has increased
     
     
     
     
    25.7%
    13.88%
    19.5%
    Percent of long stay residents who self report moderate to severe pain
     
     
     
     
    20.8%
    6.27%
    10.5%
    Percent of high risk long stay residents with pressure ulcers
     
     
     
     
    2.8%
    6.32%
    6.26%
    Percent of long stay residents who lose too much weight
     
     
     
     
    18.4%
    8.07%
    11.84%
    Percent of low risk long stay residents who lose control of their bowel or bladder
     
     
     
     
    70%
    47.01%
    47.08%
    Percent of long stay residents with a catheter inserted and left in their bladder
     
     
     
     
    7.5%
    3.08%
    4.05%
    Percent of long stay residents with a urinary tract infection
     
     
     
     
    11.5%
    7.72%
    6.06%
    Percent of long stay residents who have depressive symptoms
     
     
     
     
    11%
    3.06%
    6.58%
    Percent of long stay residents who were physically restrained
     
     
     
     
    0%
    2.12%
    2.18%
    Percent of long stay residents experiencing one or more falls with major injury
     
     
     
     
    0%
    2.65%
    2.76%
    Percent of long stay residents assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
     
     
     
     
    96.6%
    92.41%
    91.69%
    Percent of long stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
     
     
     
     
    100%
    95.27%
    97.66%
    Percent of long stay residents who received an antipsychotic medication
     
     
     
     
    2.2%
    22.6%
    16.44%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Quality Measures for Short-Stay Patients
    THE MERIDIAN AT WESTWOOD exceeds average state scores in 2 of 5 areas.
    THE MERIDIAN AT WESTWOOD exceeds average region scores in 2 of 5 areas.
    Provider Score
    State Average
    Region Average
    Measure
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
    Percent of short stay residents who self report moderate to severe pain
     
     
     
     
    16.7%
    17.52%
    19.8%
    Percent of short stay residents with pressure ulcers that are new or worsened
     
     
     
     
    0.5%
    0.93%
    0.73%
    Percent of short stay residents who were assessed and appropriately given the seasonal influenza vaccine
     
     
     
     
    93.9%
    85.78%
    86.07%
    Percent of short stay residents assessed and appropriately given the pneumococcal vaccine
     
     
     
     
    92.7%
    86.87%
    86.64%
    Percent of short stay residents who newly received an antipsychotic medication
     
     
     
     
    2.1%
    3.28%
    3.03%
    0%
    20%
    40%
    60%
    80%
    100%
  • Star Ratings
    Overall Rating : 4
    Health Inspection Rating : 3
    Quality Measures Rating : 3
    Staffing Rating : 5
    Registered Nurse Staffing Rating : 5
    https://www.medicare.gov/nursinghomecompare/profile.html#profTab=0&ID=105395
    Licenses
    US DHHS Skilled Nursing Facility
    License No. 105395
    Issued by U.S. Department of Health & Human Services
    Medicare
    Issued by Medicare
    FL Assisted Living Facility
    License No. 12856
    Issued by Florida Agency For Health Care Administration
    FL Skilled Nursing Facility
    License No. 1602096
    Issued by Florida Agency For Health Care Administration
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