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Safety & Prevention

At Grand Oaks of Okeechobee, the safety and well-being of our residents is our top priority, therefore we have implemented the following health and safety measures:

Caring and Professional Staff Members

  • Licensed nurse available 24-hours a day
  • Transportation and accompaniment to scheduled medical appointments
  • Staff members who undergo pre-employment local, state and federal background checks and drug screenings
  • Employee continuing education classes
  • Next day appointments from Visiting Physicians
  • Routine health checkups and wellness assessments

Safe, Hurricane-Proof Construction

  • Impact windows that are 100 percent hurricane-proof
  • Industrial-size backup generator that runs on natural gas

Emergency Preparedness

  • Emergency call systems in every room
  • Fire drills conducted bi-monthly
  • Located across from a fire station and first responders
  • Continual safety training for staff
  • Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan (CEMP) in place

For more information about CEMP or our safety and prevention measures, please contact our Administrator, Randy Kelly, at 863-692-7222.