Welcome to West Park in Columbus, Ohio

West Park Rehabilitation Center, Skilled Nursing & Memory Care offers inpatient rehab designed for those recently discharged from the hospital due to an illness, injury or surgery. We also offer skilled nursing and rehabilitation, long-term care services, respite care and specialized memory care.

Our Columbus nursing and rehabilitation center combines expert care from our medical and therapy team with a welcoming environment and person-directed programming to provide a holistic healthcare experience. Based on your needs and goals, we create a roadmap that we’ll follow with you to help you enjoy maximum health and wellness.

Experience our comfortable, friendly environment by scheduling a tour today.

Front of the West Park building

Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation

Each person who receives rehabilitation services through our Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center at West Park has a care plan tailored to their situation and goals. The plan is based on an assessment upon admission, your abilities and your input. You’ll work with an interdisciplinary team, including your physician and our therapists, to maximize your recovery.

Our comprehensive therapy services include physical, occupational and speech therapy. Throughout your stay, our medical team works with you and your family to provide the tools and education you need to be self-sufficient and successful once you return home.

Those with managed care insurance plans may have coverage for a skilled nursing and rehabilitation stay at one of our communities. It’s best to contact your insurance provider directly for those details, but we can also help you navigate your benefits.

If you are considering or have scheduled surgery and would like to plan for your recovery needs, we recommend making a pre-surgery reservation. This will provide you with peace of mind that you’re prepared for both your surgery and recovery. There is no financial obligation should your surgery be canceled or postponed.

Long-Term Care

Our extended care community accommodates residents that need a greater level of assistance with daily living tasks. When your loved one resides at Long-Term Care at West Park, you can rest assured he or she will be safe, secure and cared for by compassionate, qualified professionals.

A variety of accommodations are available in our Columbus community, including fully furnished private, semi-private and deluxe semi-private rooms, as well as suites. All are equipped with half baths and free basic cable services.

Memory Care

Memory Care at West Park provides a secure environment that allows each resident to feel safe, independent and comfortable.  Our program offers a unique and effective approach to Alzheimer’s and dementia care and was started in 1992 by Tricia Bingham, who is currently the Director of Programs and Services at the Alzheimer’s Association Central Ohio Chapter.

Features of the program include:

  • A 28-bed unit offering semi-private and private resident rooms
  • Consistent staff
  • A secure outside courtyard
  • A large activities space
  • Engaging activities
  • A Music and Memory program, certified by the Ohio Department of Aging
  • A monthly Alzheimer’s support group

Respite Care

Respite care can be defined as a short-term stay for a loved one to allow a respite, or recovery time, for the caregiver. Some of the reasons a caregiver might seek a respite care stay for their loved one include a planned surgery, vacation or needed time to manage their stress and personal health and well-being.

Respite Care at West Park offers short-term stays that can vary from a few days to a few weeks. We provide furnished respite suites with access to a nursing team 24 hours a day, which includes a personalized plan of care.

Respite-stay guests at West Park receive the same patient-directed care as our residents. This includes a compassionate interdisciplinary team that ensures their individual needs are met as well as access to numerous services, activities and amenities.

It’s typically best to plan ahead for a respite care stay, but we understand that it’s not always possible. If an urgent need arises, feel free to contact us to check our availability.

Chef taking order from male resident and family member


In addition to a seasonal menu, we offer alternative menu selections and made-from-scratch dishes to tempt your taste buds. This gives you control and autonomy over the food you choose to eat and provides you with many delicious options.

Registered and licensed dietitians work together with our dining services manager to assure that, when needed, therapeutic diets are planned and served properly. We’re committed to ensuring that time spent in the dining room is dignified, comfortable and pleasant. Tables are set in a familiar way and plates are removed from their delivery trays upon arrival. The timing of breakfast occurs when the resident wakes up and is ready to eat.

Our dining and nutrition services include:

  • At Your Service Dining
  • Chef-prepared meals and open-style dining
  • Room service
  • Snacks and pantries
  • Guest meals
  • Coffee service

Amenities, Hospitality and Activities

Anxiety and worry can detract from your overall health and wellness, so we offer activities and hospitality services that make it easy for you to relax, rejuvenate and recharge at West Park.

With social and recreational activities every day of the week, you’ll also have plenty to keep you active and engaged. And thanks to our location at West Park, shopping, restaurants and movie theaters are just a stone’s throw away.

View our August 2022 Activities Calendar

View Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Services and Amenities

View Long-Term Care Services and Amenities

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View Respite Care Services and Amenities

Family members drinking lemonade outdoors with female resident in wheelchair

Our Quality Measures Up

Our goal is to exceed expectations in all areas of care and service. At West Park, our quality measures are based on resident and family feedback, as well as governing entities such as the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Ohio Department of Health.

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The Optalis Difference

Our priority is to provide uncompromised, personalized health care services that go above and beyond your expectations. We work to achieve that mission each and every day by following a set of core values that speak not only to who we are, but what we believe in and how we treat one another.

Our Partners

We’re proud to work with premier hospitals and health systems in Central Ohio. Our partners include: