Frequently Asked Questions
We have an open visitation policy and encourage you to visit often and regularly. We do ask if you are experiencing signs and symptoms of an illness that you refrain from visiting until you have recovered. Our care centers may be secured for safety purposes however each care center has signage directing you to the appropriate entrance for after-hours visitation. If you have specific visitation questions or need additional assistance, please call our care center at 813-972-8775 and we would be happy to assist you.
How do I find out about activities provided for the guest?
There are social programs and activities to match the capabilities and needs of most guests. Activities go a long way in assisting the healing process for those involved in rehabilitation. Our activities include musical performances, current events updates, fitness activities, stretching exercises, religious meetings, outside entertainment, games, trivia, and volunteer involvement.
A monthly calendar is posted to keep guests informed of upcoming events such as birthday parties, movies, musical programs, outings, ice cream socials, and other holiday events. We always welcome volunteers, friends, and families to visit and attend our special events.
Can my loved one receive mail?
Mail is delivered to residents personally on a daily basis except for weekends and holidays.
Palm Garden of Tampa
Attn: ___________________ Room No. _____
3612 East 138th Ave.
Tampa, FL 33613
Consider using our Send a Greeting feature on the website. Just type the recipient’s name and type your message. When it arrives in our email box we will print it and hand-deliver it to your loved one.
Is smoking permitted in the care center?
For the safety and welfare of our guests, residents and team members, we do not permit smoking.
Is it okay to bring family pets when visiting?
Yes if they have all their shots current and are on a leash.
Are there special instructions for parking?
There is a parking lot with wheelchair access.
Is there a beauty and barber shop on site?
Yes, we have beauty and barber shop services at the care center.
Internet WiFi available?
Yes, we offer internet WiFi free for guests and residents.
What telephone access is available for guests and their families?
Phones are provided for all of our short-term rehabilitation rooms. We can provide directions for obtaining telephone access with the local carrier for the guests.
Are televisions available?
Yes, we have televisions in every room.
Is cable TV available?
Televisions are provided in all of the short-term rehabilitation rooms. Connections for televisions are available in all rooms.
How do I get started with outpatient therapy?
If you are currently receiving inpatient therapy at our rehabilitation center, your therapist can provide information on outpatient therapy services. If you are not a resident of our rehabilitation center, please contact your physician to obtain a prescription for therapy services. Our team will be happy to assist you with this.
How do I make an appointment for therapy?
Simply call our care center to schedule an appointment.
What does outpatient therapy cost?
Medicare, Medicaid, and most private insurance may cover all or part of your therapy costs. Please contact your insurance provider or speak to someone in our business office for details.