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2525 First Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901
Based on 87 reviews
Services and Housing OptionsIndependent Living, Assisted Living, Respite, Respite, Skilled Nursing, Rehabilitation
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Calusa Harbour DescriptionAt Calusa Harbour, you'll feel right at home. You need people in your life who are always there for you—ones who know exactly how you like your steak cooked and are always up for a game of billiards. You need the freedom to do what you want. There's no need to worry about being bored or lonely at our senior living community in Fort Myers, FL--there's always something fun going on right outside your door! Our community has been around for over 40 years, and we've made friends every step of the way. We have senior living activities that cater to just about any interest you could think of. Find your green thumb in the beautiful courtyard garden, catch up on literary classics in the library, or enjoy a Happy Hour cocktail by the pool (with an absolutely stunning view).
Assisted LivingAt Calusa Harbour Assisted Living, we take care of everything so you can focus on what matters most: enjoying every moment. Our team has been providing top-notch service for over 40 years and is dedicated to helping our residents enjoy each day. When you have the right care at your fingertips, you can do what makes you happy. If you're looking for a fun way to spend your day, why not take your pet on a stroll along the waterfront walking path? You can energize with an aquatics class at the on-site pool or discover a new local restaurant.
Respite CareYou've been working hard and you deserve a break. Whether it's for work or a vacation, treat yourself to some time off. Now, you can take care of yourself knowing your loved one is being taken care of by the best. Calusa Harbour's Respite Care and Short-term Stays provide top-notch care for your loved ones in a tropical paradise that feels just like home.
RehabilitationThe medical process is only a small part of your journey if you're having surgery, going through treatment, or coming back from an injury or illness. Rehabilitation is a key factor in achieving good health and getting back on track. Calusa Harbour has teamed up with Ageility to provide top-notch rehabilitation and fitness training solutions for older adults.
DiningOur exceptional team is the secret ingredient to Calusa Harbour Senior Living's dining experience being held to the highest quality standards. Or maybe you believe in having your cake and eating it too. The secret to a perfect day is an amazing meal, and we're here to fill your plate with happiness.
Parent OrganizationCalusa Harbour is a member of a larger group of communities called Five Star Senior Living
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AmenitiesCalusa Harbour offers a range of amenities to meet the needs of its residents, including physical therapy and rehabilitation services from Ageility Physical Therapy Solutions, beauty salon/barbershop services, spiritual guidance in the chapel, community transportation and concierge service. A fitness center is available as well as happy hour, housekeeping services and kitchenettes. The library provides a space for reading while the movie theater allows for entertainment at home; an outdoor pool is also on offer along with pet therapy and pet-friendly options. Residents can dine privately or restaurant-style with all meals included in residency cost.
ServicesCalusa Harbour provides a wide range of services to meet the needs of their residents. Assisted living is available for those who need help with daily activities and medication management. Independent living is offered for seniors who can still live independently with access to amenities such as social activities and recreational opportunities. Rehabilitation services are available for those recovering from illness or injury, and respite care/short term stays are also available. Calusa Harbour strives to provide the best possible care and services for their residents.
Respite Care Services and AmenitiesCalusa Harbour in Fort Myers, Florida is the perfect destination for respite care services. It offers fully furnished apartments with all necessary amenities such as comfortable beds and fully-equipped kitchens. Recreational activities including swimming pools and hot tubs are also available to enjoy during a stay. With its convenient location and many amenities, Calusa Harbour provides an ideal environment for respite care services.
in-house doctor visits
assistance with activities of daily living
regular wellness checks
skilled nursing care
in-house physical therapy
resident clubs and committees
private dining room
restaurant-style dining room
financial solutions partnerships
personal laundry service
scheduled local transportation
parking on premises
card and game room
barber and beauty salon
in-house religious services
Employee Reviews for Five Star Senior Living in Fort Myers, Florida
2.55 out of 5 stars. Based on 11 reviewsEmployees in the Fort Myers, FL area who have worked for Five Star Senior Living have mixed reviews. Most employees found the staff and managers to be friendly and appreciated the discounted lunch options. However, when Five Star Senior Living took over from Sunrise Senior Living, many changes were implemented which negatively impacted employee morale. Employees have complained about the lack of promotion from within, high deductibles on insurance, and too much being expected from one person. Advice to management includes appreciating workers, having realistic goals, and promoting from within instead of hiring new people who quit. Additionally, employees have noted that corporate is short staffed and filling up, taking staff away, and working multiple floors alone with 70 rooms combined. Pay for servers is low and there is no opportunity for advancement or future employment. This is seen as a short-term position.
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LicensingThis community is licensed by the state of FL. It is a very large-sized community with 175 total beds.
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Horrible Service and Care. Mom there 80 days and dad there a month. Just moved them to The Windsor yesterday. The Windsor is like a full service resort! Parents and family could not wait to get away from Calusa Harbour. Could not get calls returned at ALL! Any competitor facility gets poor response when needing to call them on the departing patient. Sandy is the only responsive and caring person we dealt with; a ray of sunshine. Wish we could give Calusa Harbour minus -points below 1 star. There is NO way Calusa Harbour is a 5 star facility.
I can't say enough positive things about Calusa Harbour. mom lived here for over 5 years and called it a real home. the staff is beyond caring, respectful, loving, dedicated and competent. she really considered them family. the location is better than most resorts. 5* all the way. the food is excellent, the activities plentiful. the cost is very reasonable! other assisted living facilities (with less services) cost much more. i am so thankful that we found Calusa Harbour when we needed it.
Wow. Just wow. Absolutely terrible, rude inefficient staff. And that's the people who are actually supposed to talk to you. I can't imagine how bad the orderlies are. The place looks like trash on the outside and they clearly don't care. I would not want to put my people in there.
My husband and I would like to thank the staff of Calusa Harbor, specifically Lorren, Olga, Kathy and Joe from maintenance, for all of their patience and understanding during my mother's move. They answered all of our questions and concerns and made the process easy to understand. My mom is all settled in and looking forward to exploring all that Calusa has to offer.
My mother ended up here after she married her wife and during the pandemic was found unconscious and taken to the hospital. She was able to pull through, but upon returning to this facility was treated horribly. The night she went back, I called multiple times asking if she had made it back to the facility and if someone would help her turn her phone on. The nurses ignored me because I asked them to do their job and called my daughter to complain about my ‘passive aggressive’ message. The night after she came home, she had a kidney stone. When she asked the nurse to call an ambulance, she was told no and made to go to bed. She asked the office multiple times to contact me about issues and they ignored her. When in reality, they wouldn’t give her wife proper care because she was there and told her they would not help because they think my mother should have done more for her wife, making her feel forced to leave. Then two weeks before We are to pick her up, renata gave her a bill for $6,000 and Made her feel bad because she doesn’t have the money. She’s never received a bill and because she wants to leave they’re mistreating her more. A couple days later, she was summoned to renatas office again to receive another bill for $10,000. When I picked her up from the facility, the nurse came up to my vehicle like gang busters throwing my mother’s medications at me! Half of them ended up on the floor of my vehicle by her actions. She reminded me of nurse ratchet. I was shocked. The facility stopped keeping track of her medications for the week prior to discharge. They gave me papers that stopped being recorded on July 23.Upon getting her home, we discovered that her family pictures and heirlooms were discarded and all of her jewelry missing. Her wife is still there and I pray for her safety. Please be careful especially if your family member has dementia.
When is my grandmother going to be able to get something besides a sandwich for dinner? My grandmother has diabetes and cannot eat the bread. She asked for two sandwiches, and even offered to pay extra for the second. She was told "One per customer!" Eating only the middle part of a sandwich is not enough food. How much longer do you expect my grandmother survive eating like a third-world prisoner?
After not properly medicating my dad for his pain they transferred him back to the hospital. The hospital properly medicated him. He was only in the hospital 2 days and the plan was for him to go back to CH. I got a call that if they wanted me to hold his bed it would cost $319 a day. But they didn’t even have a bed to hold for 4 days but still wanted to be paid. Then they called back to tell me that since this 94 yr old with dementia and severe pain didn’t so his PT when he was there so he couldn’t come back because Medicare won’t pay. Never mind that he had to be in skilled nursing care because he has to receive Iv antibiotics 3 times a day for 6 weeks. They wanted him to pay $10,000 a month. And then she had the nerve to tell me he didn’t have the money. How does she know? How come other places would take him and Medicare would pay them?
Calusa Harbor rehabilitation program is awful.My mother went in to congestive heart failure while she was there. I went to visit my mother one day and noticed the signs of CHF and I called an ambulance. Always short staffed left my mom in a wheelchair one day for 4 hrs with no oxygen the tank was empty. They had an excuse for everything and all the staff blamed one another. We paid out of network insurance because they are rated a 5 star facility. don't always believe what you read. 8 weeks later my mom just left Lee Memorial Hospital and this evening she was placed in to another rehab in FT. Myers.So thank you Calusa Harbour for nothing under your care my mom could of died and there are so many people that don't have family to visit them everyday and to pay attention to their needs. Calusa Harbor definitely did not. No one knew nothing about anyone. The amenities in the senior living care was good for people that could afford 2500 a month. Quality care kindness and respect was awful.
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