Contact Information125 56th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33705
Phone: (727) 867-2131
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Does Westminster Shores, Inc offer the following services?
Care for the terminally ill
Trained for Alzheimer's, dementia, etc.
Care for bladder or bowel control problems
Plan, Prepare & Clean-Up Meals
Provides around the clock staff
For appointments, groceries, etc.
Can pay for care via Medicaid
Overall Rating 5.0 / 5.0 ★★★★★
Barbara Smith★★★★★ 8 months ago
I had visited a resident here, way back when -- and I was looking around and I thought, this is a nice place, if I ever need something like this. I had an unexpected major surgery, and was lucky enough to be discharged home. I decided that at my age, I could reasonably wake up in a hospital and it would be my last covered day of my stay, and now it would be an emergency decision made by someone who wasn't me. So I chose Westminster Shores! And it is so important that I can say, I chose to come here, I wasn't "placed" here. I have been impressed at how much long-term staff we have here. They've been here 10, 20, 30 years. When employees are happy and taken care of and feel valued, they will stay -- and those are the employees who do a good job of caring for us. Now that I live here, I feel like I've known a lot of my neighbors for years! No matter what you do, there's always someone to do it with. I love my apartment and spend time on my balcony looking at the water,trees and abundant birds. My dog & cat moved here with me and this community is so friendly to pets. I also enjoy being able to eat in the dining room with friends.The food is very nicely prepared and there is always something available to enjoy eating without need to shop, cook or clean up.
Kathleen Kelly★★★★★ 8 months ago
My late husband and I visited here, and I fell in love with it the moment I came here. We live in a really peaceful and serene natural setting. It's beautiful, full of so many interesting people, and a Presbyterian Church-related community, all of which was very encouraging to me. But we put it on the back burner. After he passed, I had no hesitation. I was always clueless about keeping the house together. Sure, I could get on the phone and call a plumber or a roofer. But now I don't have to worry about it! I have housekeeping twice a month and someone to take care of the house and the yard. I haven't even turned on the oven once in the four years I've lived here. It's so nice to have someone taking care of these things. In the last four years, I have met so many wonderful, professional, caring, service-oriented people! I've become very involved in serving the community, after I retired from teaching, three years ago. I'm on five committees and I chair four of them. And I was elected volunteer of the year in 2016! I really feel that God was part of this decision. Because I came here, I became open to the needs of this community, and I really feel like I have expanded myself, opened myself up to other opportunities.
Rodney Hurley★★★★★ 8 months ago
We just lived across Little Bayou, at Banyan Bay, before we came here. I watched these buildings being built from on the bayou, and across the bayou. I jokingly tell everybody that we moved by kayak! I'm an outdoors person, and I waited until they finished the kayak dock before I'd even agree to move. Little Bayou is somewhere I spend a lot of time and just out in the bay. What they offer active residents here, with the kayak dock and the fishing, it's very important to me. And the buildings are just so beautiful. We live in Bay Breeze, and we were able to get the home that we wanted. It's just ideal for the type of lifestyle we are interested in. The thing I most appreciate is that I no longer have the burden of homeownership. I don't have to worry about property taxes, flood insurance, property insurance. It's removed all of that. That's a fair amount of stress relief. The services provided here, combined with reducing the burden of homeownership, and your life is free of stress!
John Conover★★★★★ 8 months ago
We first heard about the concept of a Continuing Care Retirement Community like Westminster Shores from our neighbors. We used to talk about the fact that as people age they say that what accelerates the aging process is solitude and loneliness. So it's important from that point of view to be in a community where you have company, and plenty of activities. Once you go on your first visit, you're almost hooked! But we especially love living here. Here, we have a beautiful residence on the waterfront, spacious and lovely, fantastic kitchen. We enjoy having transportation to the symphony, so we don't have to drive. We have the opportunity to play pickleball or kayak any time we want, too. Plus, we know that we'll be taken care of for life -- that's the key reason to choose a CCRC. This was a big relief for our children, relieving them of the responsibility of caring for us as we got older. We also liked Westminster Communities of Florida is a not-for-profit, fiscally conservative and financially sound, and long-range plans for the future of our community.
Renee Reedy★★★★★ 7 months ago
I worked all over St. Pete as a CNA, and fell into place at Sunny Shores (Westminster Shores) It's great to see that all the years have been good for everyone there! It truly has a special place in my heart, I was there for 12 wonderful years! God Bless Ya'll!! Renee Reedy ?
|License Effective Date||2014-12-02|
|License Expiration Date||2016-12-01|
|Facility Type||Assisted Living Facility|
|Mailing Street||125 56th Avenue South|
|Mailing City||Saint Petersburg|
|Owner||Westminster Shores Inc.|
|Owner Since Date||1991-05-10|
|Facility Administrator||Michael J Shaw|
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