Reviews of The Oaks of Clearwater | Continuing Care Retirement Community
Caring DaughterAFJNU May 11, 2016
I am a friend or relative of a resident
Everything at The Oaks of Clearwater is very average. Dad will not be staying there long-term, just for respite care. I was not particularly impressed, but it was not terrible either. I probably would not recommend it to anybody. The food is average. They have activities like bus trips to Walgreens, church, and sometimes to a local restaurant, but nothing special.
Caring1431 February 23, 2016
I visited this facility
Everything at the Oaks was very nice and very clean. It was a beautiful place, and every single room had a view of the water. The staff was very friendly and helpful. It was like a very nice hotel.
Barbara65838050 September 29, 2013
I am a friend or relative of a resident
My mother stayed at The Oaks of Clearwater for about 5-6 years and it was not a very good experience at all. She was living independently and she had to take pills for her high blood pressure and I asked them to remind her so she would not forget to take it, and they charged extra for that. But they did not take the pill to her, they made her go to the 8th floor for the medication at 7 p.m. which was her bedtime too. They said they could not take it to her room.
I moved her then to the assisted living area because she had a stroke. They had one person on the floor and that was not good at all. They asked me if I wanted to pay for a companion for my mother. It was a companion program where they sat with the residents so they won't be lonely for an extra charge. I had no idea that my mom rode the elevator all night long and she got worse. One of the companions I saw every week informed me about it.
So then, the staff said my mom needed to be in the memory care area which was on the 4th floor. My sister and I checked it and it was horrible. The residents were walking around dirty, smelled like they messed their pants and there were not enough staff. It was locked-down so the residents never got outside at all like an insane asylum. There were two staffs for 15-16 residents. They served my mom the papers that she had to vacate the premises without talking to her and I was very upset.
If you looked at the second floor, you would be appalled. It had not been refurbished and the dining area in the second floor was a joke. They only had two elevators for all the fifteen floors of residences. But it was not all bad, the place looked good from the lobby. The dining room was lovely and the food was delicious. Some on the dining staff and staff were wonderful but where my mom was, it wasn't good.
Gayle3 June 26, 2013
I am/was a resident of this facility
I chose The Oaks of Clearwater because it had a beautiful view and it's very affordable. The staff were very smart and very helpful. They have all kinds of activities here. I would absolutely recommend this to others.
ladedalady March 10, 2013
I am a friend or relative of resident
This is a pretty special place. Dad is finally getting the independent living social life he needs to stay healthy. Every staff member my sisters and I have met in this community is caring, outgoing, solicitous and fun! Especially fun. Dad is happy. From his gorgeous apartment he has a beautiful view of Clearwater bay. The neighborhood is lovely. The community is walking distance to downtown Clearwater as well as to the local medical facilities if Dad needs to go "off campus" for care. But everything at The Oaks is close, the food is nutritious -- and good! Dad had lost interest in his own "cooking," but now he is eating 3 meals a day, and loving it. The community is affordable and within Dad's budget, so he stays independent in all ways. My sisters and I are happy to see that he is finally happy.
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The Oaks of Clearwater is a continuing care retirement community in Clearwater, FL that offers housing options for currently healthy people who want to secure their healthcare plan throughout the aging process.for more details on CCRC housing and rates.
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