Brookdale Deer Creek

Offers Assisted Living and Memory Care

44 Reviews
2403 W. Hillsboro Boulevard, Deerfield Beach, FL 33442
Call (800) 385-2527
Brookdale Deer Creek (800) 385-2527

Independent and Assisted Living new residents receive $500 off the 1st full month and 4th full month free Base Rent. Must take financial possession by 2/28/2021. Ask for details when you tour.

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Assisted Living Reviews for Brookdale Deer Creek

January 19, 2016

By Caring Daughter119153150

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Brookdale Deer Creek is right across the street from the community where my mother was living, so she can have friends come over and visit her; that’s why we chose it. We were looking at Brookdale, but with this one being so close, we decided that it would be the answer. She’s still in a respite room and will be moving to a permanent room, hopefully, in the next week or two. The respite room that she’s in now is not very nice. I wasn’t impressed, but they got it ready fast, and it’s just not in super great shape. I understand that the room she will get will be a nice room. It will still be a studio but bigger and nicer than what she has now. As of today, things are working out; before today, it wasn’t that great. The staff, except for the recreation person, has been just terrific. Mom considers him her boyfriend, and the dining room staff has also been wonderful to her. Up until today, I have nothing, unfortunately, super great to say about the rest of the staff. My brother is a physician in Pittsburgh, and I don’t know if his interaction is what’s making things better, but everything seems to be going much better. I’m totally unimpressed with what I hear about the cleanliness, and I didn’t see them, but someone said there were cockroaches. Supposedly if you let them know there are cockroaches, they’ll spray your room. The lobby and everything looks super clean. Hopefully from this point on, things will go well. I did have a good experience when I visited them. There was nothing wrong, and it was perfectly fine.

December 30, 2015

By AnonymousSon

I visited this facility

Brookdale Deer Creek was very nice all the way around but it was a little more expensive than my mother could afford. There seemed to be very quality care. Very clean. The rooms were decent and nice.

September 28, 2015

By Caring106963950

I visited this facility

Brookdale Deer Creek (Formerly Emeritus at Deer Creek) was real nice. We ate there and the food was very good. My friend was looking for a place and I went with her. However, she couldn't afford it; it was too expensive.

July 21, 2015

By Jeff41

I visited this facility

Brookdale Deer Creek was very reasonably priced. It was a very competent place. Maybe not as fancy as the second place I visited, but the price was much less expensive, and it was nicer than where my sister in law was. The staff seemed very competent and nice. The food looked good, and their set-up was good. They had the normal activities. They had various organized games, church services, and outings, and they provided a van to take them places if they wanted to go somewhere.

June 30, 2015

By Debbie100861350

I visited this facility

We visited Emeritus (Brookdale Deer Creek). It was fair. I was not really impressed actually. However, the staff was very nice. They were very friendly and very helpful. I did see their rooms. They were very nice. The bedrooms were fine. What I did not like about this facility is that the dining room was upstairs. All the residents would have to take an elevator to get to the dining room. However, when we got on the elevator, it blacked out. As a whole, the facility was okay but I didn't feel that's the right place for my father.

June 04, 2015

By Caring106919750

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Brookdale is a nice place and within my budget. So far, it works out very well with my mother. They have some live performances, and that is the activity, which I have a chance to witness. The dining area is very nice. They have a menu, and the food is good. They let you sample the food. They are very accommodating, and they are private pay.

May 24, 2015

By Caring107530250

I visited this facility

I visited Brookdale Deer Creek. The staff was very accommodating. They gave me a tour of the facility. The apartments were very nice and spacious. The dining area was also very nice. It was restaurant style, and they had an extensive menu. They had card games and lectures. I thought it looked secure. It was a very nice facility. I thought that somebody would enjoy living there, and I would recommend it to others.

April 20, 2015

By Caring105487950

I visited this facility

Brookdale Deer Creek was quite large, so there was not a lot of outdoor space, but it was clean. The person who met me was very nice. I only saw a few residents, but I didn't see a whole lot of interaction amongst them. It felt like a nursing home to me, and I don't like that feeling whatsoever. I walked into two different apartments: one with somebody already living in them and an empty efficiency. They were OK. There wasn't anything special. The person who assisted me showed me the calendar of activities. She was busy with another family when I got there, so I waited. I don't think she knew I was coming or something. I did make an appointment. I didn't make it directly. The lady has called me several times from there; she was very nice. She called me several times to see if there's anything she could do to help me, but I just feel that was not the place for my mom.

Provider Response

We apologize that your tour of Brookdale Deer Creek did not meet all of your expectations. Please be assured our staff is continuously committed to providing the highest-quality service and care for each resident and we will share your feedback with our management team.

March 25, 2015

By Caring108256950

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Brookdale Deer Creek had a memory care unit, and she transferred from one Brookdale community to another. Everything seems to be good. The staff seems good, and the place seems clean and up-to-date. My mother is in the memory care unit so they do puzzles, watch TV, listen to music, and watch movies.

March 19, 2015

By Caring103432150

I visited this facility

I went to Emeritus, and my experience was fine. They were very nice, but I didn't get sense from the residents if they were happy, and there was something lacking. The staff was very nice and very helpful. The rooms were adequate. They were not fancy, but they were fine. They had games and things like that, but it didn't seem that they had really high grade professional performers coming in on a daily basis. It seemed clean, but I would be honest; there were areas that smelled a little bit like urine, which I did not like. I thought they needed to provide more live entertainment for the residents -- more activities to make their residents happy and constantly entertained.

Provider Response

Thank you for taking the time to visit and share your thoughts about our community. Please be assured that we are always trying to engage our residents through scheduled programs and outings designed with their interests and capabilities in mind. From fitness and education programs to cultural and social events, there is something for everyone! We would love for you to keep us in mind and come back to visit again!

January 29, 2015

By Caring101423450

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My father liked Brookdale Deer Creek the best. It was a little bigger, and it seemed to have more men there from his point of view. My parents are very comfortable there although they are still going to a little bit of transition moving out of their home. I know they have bingo and hair and nails for my mom. They really like the dining convenience.

January 24, 2015

By Caring101507750

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My friend is at Brookdale at Deer Creek. My first impression of it was that it just had a good feel about it. It wasn't a huge open space. The lobby was more like a small hotel lobby, but it was very nicely done. There were marble floors and a casual sitting area. I like the staff very much. Security was good. It's a friendly place. In some of the other places we went to, there were people sitting around in wheelchairs who didn't even look at each other or talk to each other. However, I felt like Brookdale is a community where people talk to each other and know each other. It's the community feel in there.

January 06, 2015

By Caring101075650

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Emeritus at Deer Creek was lovely. My mother-in-law was there for one week, and then she passed away. They were very good. They got a room for her, and the people were very kind there. It’s a very beautiful facility.

November 29, 2014

By LovelyLady21

I am/was a resident of this facility

I stayed at Emeritus for a couple of days. It was pretty good for a small facility. It looks like a hotel. It had 5 bedrooms and could hold about 15 or 16 people. The rooms could have been better. They worked hard and were able to care for the people that were there on a one-on-one basis. They were there 24/7 if anybody needed them.

Provider Response

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about our community. Your feedback is always considered and appreciated!

September 18, 2014

By saasha

I visited this facility

I visited this place and it was wonderful. The staff were so sweet to everyone who entered. I met the manager of the facility and he couldn't not have been any nicer to me. I even enjoyed while speaking with him, as residents walked past us, each and every one of them said hello to the Manager, and his response was lovely. Highly recommend! Nice and Clean too!

June 30, 2014

By Caring85831550

I am a friend or relative of a resident

I chose Emeritus at Deer Creek for my mother because they seem to have more activities there. She is in the independent living. This allows her the freedom to walk around and do whatever she wants to do without being in an apartment. At two of the other places we went to, she would have to have her own apartment and her own furnishing; here, we didn't have to do any of that. Her room is pretty big. She has a bedroom and a sitting room with a TV. The staff is very nice. They treat my mother with respect, and they are very friendly. They seem to be very caring. They have institutional food, but when I visited the other places, it was exactly the same. My mother is 90 and never really eats a lot, and she says the food is not the best, but that may just be because she is 92. They should improve the food and have more stimulating activities for the residents who are able to do them. However, I am happy that my mom is settled, and she seems to be happy.

May 20, 2014

By Caring85600750

I visited this facility

I didn’t like Emeritus at Deer Creek because the independent and the assisted living are all in the same building, but this is a very nice place. The person who showed me around was actually from another Emeritus facility, but she came and showed me this facility, and she was very nice. When I sat there waiting to be shown around, almost everybody I saw had an aide taking care of them. They have a little dining room for people who could not just make it to the regular dining room. They don’t have a swimming pool or a gym, and I wanted those two to be present in a facility that I want to be in. I would not recommend this facility for independent living.

January 27, 2014

By caring78077350

I am/was a resident of this facility

Emeritus was larger and a little bit more institutional but it was very nice. They did have a two-bedroom apartment which was what I was looking for. The room sizes configuration were sort of strange but they were neat and well kept. They had three floors of apartment so I looked at several of them. I liked the dining room, it was large and very sunny. It was continuous with the living room and the library, so it gave a feeling of real, open spaciousness. The food smells wonderful but I didn’t taste it. I heard a lot of good comments from the residents.

January 06, 2014

By Charly2

I am a friend or relative of resident

My family member was very unhappy at this unit. Had a large amount of personal belongings stolen over a period of time. Nothing was done about this, no investigation or report to the police. Rooms are unlocked so there is easy access to residents' rooms. Management was not helpful when problems arose regarding care. Would not recommend this unit.

December 29, 2013

By Caring75238550

I visited this facility

We did check out Emeritus at Deer Creek, but we didn’t like the layout at all. They have these long corridors and they have little rooms. It's kind of cold plus it's so far away from us. They have these recreational rooms, but they were very tiny that it looks like a closet and they didn’t have anything in them.

December 28, 2013

By susan edwards

I visited this facility

I am a Certified Senior Advisor and provide services to seniors. A particular senior required respite at that time. His family is all up north so I am the liaison with the family and his services. I had the family agree to place him at this Emeritus. This was in 2011. The previous administration demonstrated such friction between everyone that I had second thoughts. However, this fit my seniors situation at that time. Eventually he moved in & still remains there. I also brought in another senior. Finally when the administration changed and Larry Mankoff & Phil Lord came on - the change was wonderful! They are a good team and you can FEEL the difference when you enter. Especially if you are greeted by Sylvia Bent. The are steering the place in the right direction. I am so pleased to relay that to his family. In my opinion, they are really making some much needed attention to this facility.

December 28, 2013

By Caring76633150

I visited this facility

The one that I used for my mom was Emeritus Deerfield Beach. It's a very nice facility and very well decorated. My mother had her own room and it’s a large room. It was close to the elevator which suited her very well. It just took forever for her to get to the dining room because it was a huge facility. I just hope they have better response time with regards to their staff, but I would understand because it’s a huge facility. The staff were very helpful and congenial.

December 26, 2013

By fmkk

I am a friend or relative of resident

The food is awful, the help is so so, hard to get changes made.

November 11, 2013

By happy at Emeritus @ Deercreek

I am/was a resident of this facility

Since the new manager has taken over it has been amazing! Great staff,fabulous food and happy smiles!!! Loving it now!!!

October 28, 2013

By Caring63501450

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My friend went to Emeritus. She is doing very well there. The facility is very nice. The staff is excellent. They're very organized. The residents are very nice and clean. Their food is very good.

October 18, 2013

By caring0920132

I visited this facility

The Emeritus at Deer Creek was a wonderful place. We toured that place and the staff was very accommodating. I took the opportunity to talk to some of the residents while I had the time and they were very pleased with the place.

October 09, 2013

By Joanne15

I visited this facility

The residents in Emeritus seemed very happy. I liked that they had independent living unit. However, it was too far and it was too big for my mom.

September 20, 2013

By Thomas16

I am a friend or relative of a resident

What stood out the most in Emeritus at Deer Creek is the staff. They're very friendly and pleasant to deal with. They're very involved with their clients. My mom has been there for two months now and we're very happy with it. Food is great. Overall it is a nice facility. I have recommended it to others as a matter of fact.

September 19, 2013

By Donna32

I visited this facility

There is a very warm atmosphere in Emeritus at Deer Creek. As you walk into the lobby, there are people that greet you and they're very nice and very friendly people. They showed me the activities they have. They have bingo, exercises, arts, music, movies, etc. The activity room is pretty much the same as with the other facilities I've visited. We had lunch there and the food was very good. I also like this facility because it is not super huge and it is very clean. The woman in sales that I've talked to even offered my mom to stay there for two weeks and try it out. I thought that was really good. This place is something that I would seriously consider. It is a very nice community.

August 09, 2013

By Gina5

I visited this facility

Emeritus was very nice. It looked like a hotel. The people that were there seemed to be more self-sufficient and my mother would not fit there. The staff showed me around and they were nice and friendly.

May 28, 2013

By Jack11

I visited this facility

A young girl showed me around Emeritus at Deer Creek. She was young but she was good. It was a very nice and large place. It had assisted living, independent living and retirement center.

March 26, 2013

By Ed4

I visited this facility

I went on a tour of Emeritus at Deer Creek. There was a young girl who took me around and showed me everything. She was great and very helpful. It's really nice inside. They have a separate wing for Alzheimer's. But it's hard, because everybody I saw in there was 70 or 80 years old, and my wife is only 52 and has Alzheimer's. It's hard to comprehend that she belongs there, but I love the place. Everything looked fine, but I just can't afford it. It costs over $5,000 a month.

November 19, 2012

By jimmycrakcorn123

I am a friend or relative of a resident

I thought this facility was adequate. The rooms were of decent size and had all the basic amenities one would expect from a facility such as this. The staff was generally all kind, and acted as though they genuinely cared about the patients and the residents of the assisted living facility. However, there were a few nurses and rehab specialists who had little to no patience in dealing with elderly patients, and it was quite obvious she didn't care much about the people she was working with. The grounds were nice, and provide a good view of the man made canal next door. The food was not so good, but I guess that is to be expected in an assisted living facility. Overall, my grandpa tolerated his stay here; he didn't have anything bad to say, but then again he didn't have anything good to say either. I was mildly satisfied and would give a 3 out of 5 stars.

November 16, 2012

By caring11073

I am a friend or relative of a resident

The staff is friendly at Emeritus at Deer Creek. We have a little problem with the communication. They speak very poorly. There's just some accent. They have very few activities and we hope that they can add more that are appropriate for the residents. There's large room for improvement, yet the foods are well served.

June 01, 2012

By AliciaMarieP

I visited this facility

The facility itself seemed extremely peaceful, the outside itself was really clean and the landscaping gave the feeling of tranquility. When speaking with the staff they seemed extremely caring and nice, it made me believe they loved their jobs and took it very seriously. Also the interior was nicely decorated and gave a "home" type of feeling, I would think this is so that the people who stay there feel are as comfortable as possible. I liked the fact that most people seemed to be content with staying there, I actually got to speak with a couple of the residents as a volunteer, a lot of them loved talking with me about their lives it seemed they liked living there because they do take them outside of the facility such as "field trips" into town. However, some said they felt lonely sometimes or even home sick while others have met many people through the facility. I didn't get to see the food but I heard the food is actually nice and the facility offers choices for the residents.

April 03, 2012

By commercesd

I visited this facility

We found Emeritus at Deer Creek assisted living facility as it was recommended by people my friend's knew for his mother. The outside areas were well kept and looked peaceful, which is important to my friend's mother, since she enjoys reading and writing outdoors as much as possible. The main room was nicely decorated and felt warm and inviting; everyone we saw appeared to be very well taken care of. They have many social activities and make trips to other regions in Florida such as Pompano Beach, Boca Raton, Coral Springs and Boynton Beach to enjoy the outdoors and to go shopping, visit museums, see films, theater and participate in other activities geared toward seniors. The exercise facilities were quite nice, with many options, including yoga and other classes, with some machine work also available. The food was really nicely prepared "“ with options and choices for many tastes and dietary concerns. They had a variety of apartment styles available and all of the ones we saw looked really lovely. All of the seniors looked very well cared for and seemed quite content living within this environment.
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Services and Amenities of Brookdale Deer Creek

Room and housing options

  • 1-bedroom apartments
  • 2-bedroom apartments
  • Companion Suites: We Offer Companion Suites
  • Studio Apartments

Dining options

  • In Room Kitchenette
  • In Room Kitchens
  • Dining Room Shared Meals
  • Room Service For Meals


  • Beauty Barber Shop
  • Computer Room
  • Resident Transportation
  • Coffee Shop
  • Party Space
  • Golf
  • Hiking Trails
  • Tv Room
  • Garden And Patio
  • Resident Parking
  • Tennis Courts
  • Features Extra: Library, After Hours Safety

Cleaning services

  • Laundry For Linens
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry For Clothing

Technology and entertainment

  • Cable In Rooms
  • Technology Extra: Emergency Call System

Health services

  • Skilled Nursing
  • Medication Management
  • Nurse On Staff: Yes


  • Offsite Activities
  • Religious Services
  • Fitness Room

Financial guidance

  • Home Sale Assistance
  • Va Benefits Consultation
  • Financing Advice

Guest services

  • Guests At Mealtime


  • Low Fat
  • Low Salt


  • English


  • Respite Care
  • Minimum Age: 65
  • Pets: Small Pets Allowed


  • State Licenses: 9401
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About Brookdale Deer Creek

We offer a home like setting and cheerful smiles from our professional staff who greet you every day. Our caring staff offers the assistance you need while respecting your independence.

Our peaceful setting, restaurant style dining experience, activities and beautiful setting combine to create a wonderful living environment everyday. Our genuine caring staff, home style meals, daily activities add to our residents' experience. They will tell you they appreciate all the options while living at an Emeritus Senior Living community.

Through special events, activities, clubs and ongoing cultural enrichment programs, we offer unlimited opportunities for you to get to know other residents and us. Call to set up an appointment for a tour because we delight in showing you our home.

Amenities and Services
  • Daily assistance with bathing and dressing
  • Medication management
  • Dining assistance and special diets
  • Assistance with reminders and redirection
  • Escorts and assistance with walking
  • Emergency response call system
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry and linen service

*Rates subject to change at any time. Level of care not included.

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