Welcome to the Blake at Hamlin
Building a New Tradition in Care
Located in the master-planned Horizon West Community of Winter Garden, Florida, and in close proximity to Orlando Health Horizon West Hospital, The Blake at Hamlin blends hospitality with the golden age of retirement to create a vibrant community for seniors unlike any other. At its core is a mixed-use town center, providing residents access to amenities, activities, and the social lifestyle they still desire — while also enjoying premier service, personal attention, and medical care they deserve.
Managed with Care by Blake Management Group
OUR RESIDENT AND FAMILY PORTAL IS NOW LIVE!
Meet your greatest advocates in senior living!
Intentional toward commitment, compassion and integrity, the Blake team at Hamlin strives for the comfort of personalized care. We know excellence does not stop at state-of-the-art facilities but radiates from the highest standards of service. We believe no day should go by without finding its joys and here at Hamlin, we are here to celebrate you.
When is the right time for assisted living? When you find the right place. From the atmosphere to the care, every experience here is customized for each resident’s needs.
- Personalized floor plans with security/monitoring technology
- Customized wellness programs
- Full hospitality services from concierge to laundry
For residents who experience memory loss from Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia, The Blake offers Memory Care suites that are safe, secure and designed for residents with cognitive challenges.
- Memory-care-designed floor plans
- Monitoring system configured to match each resident’s behavioral pattern, creating a continuous protective, non-invasive security for the resident
- Customized wellness programs
- Extensive amenities customized for memory care residents
- A rich assortment of shopping, entertainment, and healthcare is available
- Town Center weaves retail, restaurants, a boutique hotel, and offices along the shores of a recreational lake, all accessible by a fully functioning marina
- Abundant outdoor recreational options
- Located near Orlando Health, a private network of community and specialty hospitals including a 25-acre cancer treatment campus.
- Directly accessible via the Western Beltway or the 429 Expressway
Our Assisted Living and Memory Care suites offer dedicated staff, courtyards and tailored programs.
Great Floor Plans
A variety of suites offers flexible floor plans to meet your needs.
24-hour nursing care, seven days a week - we don't rest, so that you can rest.
Our Active Living program offers social, emotional and physical engagement.
Our delicious chef-prepared meals are served restaurant-style daily. We also offer healthy snacks available throughout the day.
The Blake's concierge services assist in resident transportation and family communication needs.
Daily and weekly housekeeping services are available.
Residents enjoy spending time in our salon, activity rooms, movie room, card-playing room, on-site physical therapy clinic and several gathering rooms.
The Blake at Hamlin offers spacious floor plan options for both assisted living and memory care.
The Blake at Hamlin team
Angie Layfield is originally from Pasadena, Maryland, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Communication from the University of Maryland, College Park, where she played softball for the Terps! She also holds a master’s degree in Applied Gerontology from Towson University and a master’s certificate in Long Term Care Health Care Management from UCONN.
Director of Sales
Born and raised in Florida, Joshua Bentley is our Director of Sales. With a Master’s in Healthcare Management and Marketing from Saint Leo University, Joshua has worked in the healthcare industry for seven years. For the last three years, he has been dedicated to guiding over 400 families on their journey for senior living options.
Director of Dining Services
Angel Tolentino was born in the Dominican Republic and came to the United States at the age of five. He lived in Queens, New York for 20 years and then moved upstate. Chef Angel is no stranger to The Blake as he comes to us from our sister facility in Elgin, SC – The Blake at Woodcreek Farms.
Director of Wellness
Patricia was born in Brazil and moved to New Jersey in 1996 before officially residing in Florida in 2011. She earned her LPN certification at Monmouth County Vocational School and acquired her RN at Keiser University in Lakeland. Her favorite part of the industry is being able to provide an environment where individuals feel appreciated, are cared for with dignity, and continue to excel as they age.
Director of Business Operations
Shey is from Queens, NY and moved to Clermont in 2008. She has been in the healthcare industry for 11 years and loves caring for residents, staff, and families. She believes the employees and management team are the heart and soul of an organization. When not at work, you can find Shey spending time with family or shopping!
Director of Facility Maintenance
Anthony began his career in senior living in 2005 as a Director of Building Services in New York. Working in various skilled nursing facilities providing services from housekeeping to maintenance, he brings several years of experience to The Blake.
Director of Activities
Stuart was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and is a trained chef holding the equivalent to a Masters in Food Production. He has been in hospitality and tourism for several years with experience in operations and management. His favorite part about senior living so far is meeting the residents and being inspired by them. He loves listening to their wisdom and laughter and sharing experiences with them.
Walk With Me Coordinator
Born in Chicago, Gina moved to Florida when she was 10. She holds a CNA and Med-Tech license. Her love for seniors began when she started taking care of her great grandmother who has dementia. Gina’s favorite part about the industry is learning from the residents and enriching their lives. Every resident is different and she enjoys getting to know each of their wonderful personalities. When not at work, she enjoys knitting, hiking, and spending time with her family and pet bunny, Thumper!