Holmes Regional Medical Center - Health First

1350 South Hickory Street
Melbourne, FL  32901

514 Beds

Level II Trauma

Level II NICU

Established in 1928 from one of the first local hospitals in the area, Holmes Regional Medical Center has grown to become what Money magazine refers to as “one of America’s top hospitals” for Intervention Cardiology and Stroke Care. The hospital has around 514 beds and employs more than 500 medical staff. As part of the Health First non-profit health care system, Holmes Regional is currently the only level II trauma center in Brevard County. They were also first hospital in the area to offer robotics-assisted surgery for a number of procedures. Holmes Regional is home to a Primary Stroke Center and was awarded the Get with the Guidelines Gold Award by the American Stroke Association.

Conveniently located midway between Jacksonville and Miami, and only 70 miles away from Orlando’s Walt Disney World Resort, Melbourne, Florida, offers beautiful sights and plenty of exciting experiences. Known as “The Harbor City,” Melbourne is situated on the Atlantic coast, near Cape Canaveral. Bordering between a humid subtropical climate and a tropical savanna climate, Melbourne has a distinct hot and wet season (late May-October) and a warm and dry season (November-April). The city can experience an average of 51 inches of rain each year, but also deals with moderate to severe drought conditions in the late fall through spring. Melbourne has over 554.72 acres of city park land, which includes Brevard Zoo and Lake Washington. In March, the city hosts the Melbourne Meltdown Pickleball Championship, an annual indoor pickleball tournament. Surfing, golfing, fishing and snorkeling are also very popular in the area. If you’re looking for a conveniently located beach city in Florida, Holmes Regional Medical Center may be a great option to explore!

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1 - Independent, minimal medications needs, alert and oriented, continent, less than two co-morbidities, English speaking
10 - Dependent, lots of meds, confused, incontinent, more than two co-morbidities, non-english speaking

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