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Blake Medical Center
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To provide exceptional care to every patient, every time.

Serving the healthcare needs of Manatee County for more than 40 years, Blake Medical Center is a 383-bed, tertiary hospital and leading provider of quality, affordable healthcare. We offer a wide range of services including the area's only Trauma Center, 24-hour emergency care, open-heart surgery, cancer care, joint replacement and inpatient rehabilitation. Blake also boasts many designations and certifications from some of the most well-known names in healthcare.

To provide exceptional care to every patient, every time.

Serving the healthcare needs of Manatee County for more than 40 years, Blake Medical Center is a 383-bed, tertiary hospital and leading provider of quality, affordable healthcare. We offer a wide range of services including the area's only Trauma Center, 24-hour emergency care, open-heart surgery, cancer care, joint replacement and inpatient rehabilitation. Blake also boasts many designations and certifications from some of the most well-known names in healthcare.

What's been happening around Blake Medical Center

Calendar Events

AARP – Safe Driver Course

Sep 29, 2016 - 1:00 PM

This is a certification course presented by AARP in accordance with 55 Alive Safe Driving Guidelines. Participants must bring Drivers License and attend both dates to receive certificates of completion. Space is limited and restricted to reservations ...

Aquatic Exercise

Sep 13, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Aquatic Exercise classes are held in the Blake Medical Center, Out-Patient Rehabilitation Facility, on Tuesdays and Thursdays for a six week. Cost is $42 for each six week course. Class times are 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. for the...

Aquatic Exercise

Sep 13, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Aquatic Exercise classes are held in the Blake Medical Center, Out-Patient Rehabilitation Facility, on Tuesdays and Thursdays for a six week. Cost is $42 for each six week course. Class times are 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. for the...

Aquatic Exercise

Sep 13, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Aquatic Exercise classes are held in the Blake Medical Center, Out-Patient Rehabilitation Facility, on Tuesdays and Thursdays for a six week. Cost is $42 for each six week course. Class times are 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. for the...

Aquatic Exercise

Sep 13, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Aquatic Exercise classes are held in the Blake Medical Center, Out-Patient Rehabilitation Facility, on Tuesdays and Thursdays for a six week. Cost is $42 for each six week course. Class times are 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. for the...

Aquatic Exercise

Sep 13, 2016 - 2:30 PM

Aquatic Exercise classes are held in the Blake Medical Center, Out-Patient Rehabilitation Facility, on Tuesdays and Thursdays for a six week. Cost is $42 for each six week course. Class times are 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. for the...

Aquatic Exercise

Sep 13, 2016 - 3:30 PM

Aquatic Exercise classes are held in the Blake Medical Center, Out-Patient Rehabilitation Facility, on Tuesdays and Thursdays for a six week. Cost is $42 for each six week course. Class times are 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. for the...

Are You Ready For Joint Replacement?

Sep 6, 2016 - 2:00 PM

A Free seminar that will discuss how the need for joint replacement is determined and how to prepare for surgery on shoulder’s, hips, and knees. Receive a brief anatomy lesson on these joints. Receive information on the latest surgical protocols...

Beach Picnic - H2U

Sep 30, 2016 - 11:30 AM

Please join us at Manatee Beach for a fun Beach Party with fellow H2U members! Bring a dish to share, a chair to sit on, sun block, maybe a hat and time to spare. Enjoy hot dogs with all the fixings, beverages and some good company. The last Friday of...

Benefits Of An H2U Membership

Sep 20, 2016 - 11:00 AM

The H2U – Health To You program is a health and wellness program.  Discussion covers hospital V.I.P. Benefits while an inpatient at Blake Medical Center, educational seminars, screenings, regular activities, exercise, social opportunities and travel...

Book Club - H2U

Sep 22, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Join us for our Monthly Book Club at the Ellenton H2U Center. 

Cardiac Lunch And Learn

Sep 8, 2016 - 12:00 PM

This education seminar is held once a month to discuss heart healthy living. A heart healthy lunch is provided and meetings are held in the Dolphin/Pelican room. For more information , please call 941-798-6500.

Cardiac Lunch And Learn

Oct 6, 2016 - 12:00 PM

This education seminar is held once a month to discuss heart healthy living. A heart healthy lunch is provided and meetings are held in the Dolphin/Pelican room. For more information , please call 941-798-6500.

Cardiac Lunch And Learn

Nov 3, 2016 - 12:00 PM

This education seminar is held once a month to discuss heart healthy living. A heart healthy lunch is provided and meetings are held in the Dolphin/Pelican room. For more information , please call 941-798-6500.

Cardiac Lunch And Learn

Dec 1, 2016 - 12:00 PM

This education seminar is held once a month to discuss heart healthy living. A heart healthy lunch is provided and meetings are held in the Dolphin/Pelican room. For more information , please call 941-798-6500.

Cardiac Lunch And Learn

Jan 3, 2017 - 12:00 PM

This education seminar is held once a month to discuss heart healthy living. A heart healthy lunch is provided and meetings are held in the Dolphin/Pelican room. For more information , please call 941-798-6500.

Cardiac Lunch And Learn

Feb 7, 2017 - 12:00 PM

This education seminar is held once a month to discuss heart healthy living. A heart healthy lunch is provided and meetings are held in the Dolphin/Pelican room. For more information , please call 941-798-6500.

Cardiac Lunch And Learn

Mar 7, 2017 - 12:00 PM

This education seminar is held once a month to discuss heart healthy living. A heart healthy lunch is provided and meetings are held in the Dolphin/Pelican room. For more information , please call 941-798-6500.

Cardiac Lunch And Learn

Apr 4, 2017 - 12:00 PM

This education seminar is held once a month to discuss heart healthy living. A heart healthy lunch is provided and meetings are held in the Dolphin/Pelican room. For more information , please call 941-798-6500.

Cardiac Lunch And Learn

May 2, 2017 - 12:00 PM

This education seminar is held once a month to discuss heart healthy living. A heart healthy lunch is provided and meetings are held in the Dolphin/Pelican room. For more information , please call 941-798-6500.

CarFit - Driver Safety

Sep 19, 2016 - 9:20 AM

Discover your perfect “fit”. Attend a FREE CarFit Checkup! This is a FREE event but is by appointment time ONLY! 
 

Caring Friends 30th Anniversary Dinner

Sep 14, 2016 - 5:30 PM

Join us to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Caring Friends Cancer Support Group at Blake.  With opportunities to mingle and discuss the history of caring friends.  A celebratory dinner will be served.  Drs. Turalba and Nguyen will ...

Chair Yoga

Sep 5, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Join certified instructor, Carol Klein, On Monday’s at 11am for our all new chair yoga class. 4 week sessions are recommended to begin to feel the wonderful benefits of chair yoga. Chair yoga will modify poses to be completed while seated. Students...

Diabetes - What You Need to Know

Sep 20, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Please join us for dinner and an in depth discussion about preventing and managing diabetes. We will review important topics such as: types of diabetes, food plans, physical activities, medication updates and community resources. 

Dinner will...

Dinner Out - H2U

Sep 21, 2016 - 4:30 PM

Join us for a great “Dutch Treat” meal with some wonderful friends.
 

Wednesday's at 4:30 p.m.
For reservations call 1-888-359-3552

Dinner Out - H2U

Oct 19, 2016 - 4:30 PM

Join us for a great “Dutch Treat” meal with some wonderful friends.
 

Wednesday's at 4:30 p.m.
For reservations call 1-888-359-3552

Dinner Out - H2U

Nov 16, 2016 - 4:30 PM

Join us for a great “Dutch Treat” meal with some wonderful friends.
 

Wednesday's at 4:30 p.m.
For reservations call 1-888-359-3552

Dinner Out - H2U

Dec 21, 2016 - 4:30 PM

Join us for a great “Dutch Treat” meal with some wonderful friends.
 

Wednesday's at 4:30 p.m.
For reservations call 1-888-359-3552

Energy Conservation

Sep 14, 2016 - 3:00 PM

Join us to learn how Energy Conservation can improve your self-care skills and participation in life.  A source of skills for people with arthritis, cardiac or pulmonary impairment including strokes and COPD, amputations and recent orthopedic surgery...

Exercise Class For Breast Cancer Recovery

Aug 30, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Regain range of motion and strength, prevent or minimize lymphedema, enjoy support and friends who know exactly what you are going through as you recover from breast cancer and the side effects of treatment.

Exercise Class For Breast Cancer Recovery

Sep 6, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Regain range of motion and strength, prevent or minimize lymphedema, enjoy support and friends who know exactly what you are going through as you recover from breast cancer and the side effects of treatment.

Exercise Class For Breast Cancer Recovery

Sep 13, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Regain range of motion and strength, prevent or minimize lymphedema, enjoy support and friends who know exactly what you are going through as you recover from breast cancer and the side effects of treatment.

Exercise Class For Breast Cancer Recovery

Sep 20, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Regain range of motion and strength, prevent or minimize lymphedema, enjoy support and friends who know exactly what you are going through as you recover from breast cancer and the side effects of treatment.

Exercise Class For Breast Cancer Recovery

Sep 27, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Regain range of motion and strength, prevent or minimize lymphedema, enjoy support and friends who know exactly what you are going through as you recover from breast cancer and the side effects of treatment.

Exercise Class For Breast Cancer Recovery

Oct 4, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Regain range of motion and strength, prevent or minimize lymphedema, enjoy support and friends who know exactly what you are going through as you recover from breast cancer and the side effects of treatment.

Exercise Class For Breast Cancer Recovery

Oct 11, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Regain range of motion and strength, prevent or minimize lymphedema, enjoy support and friends who know exactly what you are going through as you recover from breast cancer and the side effects of treatment.

Exercise Class For Breast Cancer Recovery

Oct 18, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Regain range of motion and strength, prevent or minimize lymphedema, enjoy support and friends who know exactly what you are going through as you recover from breast cancer and the side effects of treatment.

Exercise Class For Breast Cancer Recovery

Oct 25, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Regain range of motion and strength, prevent or minimize lymphedema, enjoy support and friends who know exactly what you are going through as you recover from breast cancer and the side effects of treatment.

Exercise Class For Breast Cancer Recovery

Oct 31, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Regain range of motion and strength, prevent or minimize lymphedema, enjoy support and friends who know exactly what you are going through as you recover from breast cancer and the side effects of treatment.

Exercise Class For Breast Cancer Recovery

Nov 1, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Regain range of motion and strength, prevent or minimize lymphedema, enjoy support and friends who know exactly what you are going through as you recover from breast cancer and the side effects of treatment.

Exercise Class For Breast Cancer Recovery

Nov 8, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Regain range of motion and strength, prevent or minimize lymphedema, enjoy support and friends who know exactly what you are going through as you recover from breast cancer and the side effects of treatment.

Exercise Class For Breast Cancer Recovery

Nov 15, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Regain range of motion and strength, prevent or minimize lymphedema, enjoy support and friends who know exactly what you are going through as you recover from breast cancer and the side effects of treatment.

Exercise Class For Breast Cancer Recovery

Nov 22, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Regain range of motion and strength, prevent or minimize lymphedema, enjoy support and friends who know exactly what you are going through as you recover from breast cancer and the side effects of treatment.

Exercise Class For Breast Cancer Recovery

Nov 29, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Regain range of motion and strength, prevent or minimize lymphedema, enjoy support and friends who know exactly what you are going through as you recover from breast cancer and the side effects of treatment.

Exercise Class For Breast Cancer Recovery

Dec 6, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Regain range of motion and strength, prevent or minimize lymphedema, enjoy support and friends who know exactly what you are going through as you recover from breast cancer and the side effects of treatment.

Exercise Class For Breast Cancer Recovery

Dec 13, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Regain range of motion and strength, prevent or minimize lymphedema, enjoy support and friends who know exactly what you are going through as you recover from breast cancer and the side effects of treatment.

Exercise Class For Breast Cancer Recovery

Dec 20, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Regain range of motion and strength, prevent or minimize lymphedema, enjoy support and friends who know exactly what you are going through as you recover from breast cancer and the side effects of treatment.

Exercise Class For Breast Cancer Recovery

Dec 27, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Regain range of motion and strength, prevent or minimize lymphedema, enjoy support and friends who know exactly what you are going through as you recover from breast cancer and the side effects of treatment.

Golf Cart Rodeo

Sep 9, 2016 - 2:00 PM

What is going on out-there? Does it seem like everyone in the neighborhood and their grand kids are driving a golf cart? Did you know there are laws and safety regulations that golf carts and their drivers must adhere to. Come join us in getting all those...

H2U - Creative Writing Class

Sep 20, 2016 - 2:00 PM

If you are interested in doing autobiographical work, the Creative Writing Class will give you the tools to write a good chapter book. The requirement for the class is that you have a good command of the language and understand English grammar and...

Is It Alzheimer’s Or NPH?

Sep 22, 2016 - 2:00 PM

A free seminar that explores the differences between NPH (Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus) and Alzheimers Disease. Why the two can be confused. What are the symptoms? Can the symptoms be reversed and is there a treatment?

Levels Of Rehab Care Post Hospitalization - Medicare Buckets

Sep 7, 2016 - 2:00 PM

A hospital benefit period is one of those aspects of Medicare coverage that many people find especially difficult to understand. This isn’t surprising. You would think that a benefit period would simply be a length of time during which Medicare ...

Managing Your Medications

Sep 16, 2016 - 12:00 PM

As we age, we often collect more than wisdom. If you're taking multiple medications, join Dr. Patil to learn how proper medication management can reduce the number of prescription drugs you take and lead to better quality of life. This presentation...

Memory Screen - H2U

Sep 9, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Memory Screening by appointment.
Join us to get a check on your memory. A private one-on-one screening. For appointment call 1-888-359-3552.

Memory Screen - H2U

Sep 27, 2016 - 1:00 PM

Memory Screening by appointment.
Join us to get a check on your memory. A private one-on-one screening. For appointment call 1-888-359-3552.

Mended Hearts Support Group

Sep 22, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Mended hearts support group is a small group for cardiac patients and their caregivers.

Mended Hearts Support Group

Oct 20, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Mended hearts support group is a small group for cardiac patients and their caregivers.

Mended Hearts Support Group

Nov 17, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Mended hearts support group is a small group for cardiac patients and their caregivers.

Mended Hearts Support Group

Dec 15, 2016 - 12:00 PM

Mended hearts support group is a small group for cardiac patients and their caregivers.

Mended Hearts Support Group

Jan 19, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Mended hearts support group is a small group for cardiac patients and their caregivers.

Mended Hearts Support Group

Feb 16, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Mended hearts support group is a small group for cardiac patients and their caregivers.

Mended Hearts Support Group

Mar 16, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Mended hearts support group is a small group for cardiac patients and their caregivers.

Mended Hearts Support Group

Apr 20, 2017 - 12:00 PM

Mended hearts support group is a small group for cardiac patients and their caregivers.

Oncology - Lunch And Learn

Sep 22, 2016 - 12:00 PM

The Cancer Care Center at Blake Medical Center brings you a series of free educational lunches on healthy living, recommended screenings, and innovational treatment options.

Oncology - Lunch And Learn

Oct 13, 2016 - 12:00 PM

The Cancer Care Center at Blake Medical Center brings you a series of free educational lunches on healthy living, recommended screenings, and innovational treatment options.

Oncology - Lunch And Learn

Nov 10, 2016 - 12:00 PM

The Cancer Care Center at Blake Medical Center brings you a series of free educational lunches on healthy living, recommended screenings, and innovational treatment options.

Oncology - Lunch And Learn

Dec 22, 2016 - 12:00 PM

The Cancer Care Center at Blake Medical Center brings you a series of free educational lunches on healthy living, recommended screenings, and innovational treatment options.

One On One - Laptop Questions

Sep 9, 2016 - 1:00 PM

This is an opportunity to have a 30 minute one on one and get some of your questions answered or just some needed help.

 

Fridays, by appointment only.
Presented by Carol Davis, H2U Computer Volunteer.
For reservations call...

One On One - Laptop Questions

Sep 23, 2016 - 1:00 PM

This is an opportunity to have a 30 minute one on one and get some of your questions answered or just some needed help.

 

Fridays, by appointment only.
Presented by Carol Davis, H2U Computer Volunteer.
For reservations call...

One On One - Laptop Questions

Oct 7, 2016 - 1:00 PM

This is an opportunity to have a 30 minute one on one and get some of your questions answered or just some needed help.

 

Fridays, by appointment only.
Presented by Carol Davis, H2U Computer Volunteer.
For reservations call...

One On One - Laptop Questions

Oct 21, 2016 - 1:00 PM

This is an opportunity to have a 30 minute one on one and get some of your questions answered or just some needed help.

 

Fridays, by appointment only.
Presented by Carol Davis, H2U Computer Volunteer.
For reservations call...

One On One - Laptop Questions

Nov 4, 2016 - 1:00 PM

This is an opportunity to have a 30 minute one on one and get some of your questions answered or just some needed help.

 

Fridays, by appointment only.
Presented by Carol Davis, H2U Computer Volunteer.
For reservations call...

One On One - Laptop Questions

Nov 18, 2016 - 1:00 PM

This is an opportunity to have a 30 minute one on one and get some of your questions answered or just some needed help.

 

Fridays, by appointment only.
Presented by Carol Davis, H2U Computer Volunteer.
For reservations call...

One On One - Laptop Questions

Dec 2, 2016 - 1:00 PM

This is an opportunity to have a 30 minute one on one and get some of your questions answered or just some needed help.

 

Fridays, by appointment only.
Presented by Carol Davis, H2U Computer Volunteer.
For reservations call...

One On One - Laptop Questions

Dec 16, 2016 - 1:00 PM

This is an opportunity to have a 30 minute one on one and get some of your questions answered or just some needed help.

 

Fridays, by appointment only.
Presented by Carol Davis, H2U Computer Volunteer.
For reservations call...

Protect Yourself Against Frauds And Scams!

Sep 7, 2016 - 3:00 PM

Learn the different ways scammers use to rip you off! What questions to ask when hiring home help. There are issues with identity theft and credit cards. Over $3 billion is lost annually in frauds and scams against seniors and yet most go unreported!
 ...

S.H.I.N.E. Counseling

Oct 14, 2016 - 11:00 AM

SHINE will provide education and assistance tailored to your personal needs.

1.    Will your monthly premium deductible or co-pay be increased in 2017?
2.    Will your prescriptions no longer be covered or will ...

S.H.I.N.E. Counseling

Oct 17, 2016 - 10:00 AM

SHINE will provide education and assistance tailored to your personal needs.

1.    Will your monthly premium deductible or co-pay be increased in 2017?
2.    Will your prescriptions no longer be covered or will ...

S.H.I.N.E. Counseling

Oct 28, 2016 - 2:00 PM

SHINE will provide education and assistance tailored to your personal needs.

1.    Will your monthly premium deductible or co-pay be increased in 2017?
2.    Will your prescriptions no longer be covered or will ...

S.H.I.N.E. Counseling

Nov 14, 2016 - 10:00 AM

SHINE will provide education and assistance tailored to your personal needs.

1.    Will your monthly premium deductible or co-pay be increased in 2017?
2.    Will your prescriptions no longer be covered or will ...

Saturday Luncheon - H2U

Sep 10, 2016 - 11:30 AM

Join us for a wonderful “Dutch Treat” lunch with a group of friends on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. For reservations please call 1-888-359-3552.

Saturday Luncheon - H2U

Oct 8, 2016 - 11:30 AM

Join us for a wonderful “Dutch Treat” lunch with a group of friends on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. For reservations please call 1-888-359-3552.

Saturday Luncheon - H2U

Nov 12, 2016 - 11:30 AM

Join us for a wonderful “Dutch Treat” lunch with a group of friends on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. For reservations please call 1-888-359-3552.

Saturday Luncheon - H2U

Dec 10, 2016 - 11:30 AM

Join us for a wonderful “Dutch Treat” lunch with a group of friends on Saturdays at 11:30 a.m. For reservations please call 1-888-359-3552.

Stand Strong - Prevent Falls - H2U

Aug 30, 2016 - 10:00 AM

This is an evidenced based workshop for individuals who want to know what they need to do to prevent falls with an introduction to Tai Chi for Health.
Presented by Ana M. Guillermo-Santiago, H2U Program Manager.
For reservations call 1-888-359-3552...

Stand Strong - Prevent Falls - H2U

Sep 23, 2016 - 2:00 PM

This is an evidenced based workshop for individuals who want to know what they need to do to prevent falls with an introduction to Tai Chi for Health.
Presented by Ana M. Guillermo-Santiago, H2U Program Manager.
For reservations call 1-888-359-3552...

Tea Time With Downton Abbey

Sep 1, 2016 - 2:00 PM

Join us for our monthly tea, held each month at the Ellenton Center on the 1st Thursday. Participants bring a tea time snack to share. We provide the tea! Join us for this tasty and fun afternoon as we watch Downton Abbey and share our yummy snacks.

The Aging Back

Sep 28, 2016 - 2:00 PM

A free seminar that explores how our spine can deteriorate as we age. We will discuss common causes of pain, including arthritis, vertebral disorders, stenosis, scoliosis,  and other diseases. Learn the basic anatomy of the spine and what symptoms...

Understanding and Making the Most of New Technology

Dec 31, 2030 - 12:00 AM

In this free seminar we will discuss how to use new forms of technology such as iPad’s, E-Readers, Smart Phones and other new electronic devices. Each session will explore a different aspect of technology including email, search engines, “...

Understanding Parkinson Disease

Sep 6, 2016 - 11:00 AM

This is an introductory to Parkinson Disease and the tools needed to optimize individual functionality, to enhance and optimize life. The presentation is intended for individuals with Parkinson’s and their loved ones.

 

Understanding Parkinson Disease

Sep 13, 2016 - 10:00 AM

This is an introductory to Parkinson Disease and the tools needed to optimize individual functionality, to enhance and optimize life. The presentation is intended for individuals with Parkinson’s and their loved ones.

 

Women’s Health

Sep 13, 2016 - 2:00 PM

Join us as we discuss various women’s health concerns and what we wished we would have known.  Did you know many health conditions have symptoms specific to women? We will discuss heart disease, strokes, cancer, aging, osteoporosis and more!