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Health services | Westerwood

A leading provider of health services, including rehabilitation, skilled nursing, and assisted living near Westerville.

When it comes to your care and recovery, experience matters.

Formerly known as Friendship Village Columbus, Westerwood is still the same nonprofit Life Care community with the same great team.

In fact, our reputation for health services is highly respected throughout Columbus. Many medical professionals reach out to Westerwood first because of our professionalism and proven record for better outcomes and faster recoveries.

We consistently earn a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, which assesses nursing care communities on quality of care and staffing guidelines. With registered nurses on staff and a physician on call at all times, expert resident care is our top priority.

IMPORTANT: Before being discharged from the hospital, make sure you request Westerwood Rehabilitation services for your recovery. Medicare often will pay for your stay at Westerwood. Speak to your hospital social worker or call Westerwood at (614) 890-8282 to confirm.

Health services | Westerwood

Health services

The Nonprofit Difference

A key to our success is our nonprofit status. In contrast with privately owned, for-profit health services, nonprofit Westerwood Rehabilitation is driven solely by our mission and values to serve our elders and patient populations. We reinvest in our community to elevate the quality of care and our residents’ quality of life.

On-site Westerwood Rehabilitation Highlights

  • Five-star CMS rating and Medicare and Medicaid certified
  • Exceeds Ohio staffing requirements for nursing aides (lower patient-to-staff ratios)
  • Registered nurses on staff and a physician on call at all times, expert resident care is our top priority
  • Center for Wound Care
  • High employee retention rates mean more experienced, better-trained teams
  • Strict adherence to all CDC guidelines

Named Top Workplace for Five Years Running

From 2016 to 2022, our community has been named a Top Workplace in Columbus by Columbus CEO magazine and recognized by Holleran as a 2021 Choice Community for our exemplary culture of resident engagement. Not only does our workplace culture help us attract and retain top-tier team members, but it also translates into better quality care and service for our residents and patients.

Nationally recognized, award-winning care in Westerville.

We’ve developed effective approaches to improve performance and health care outcomes through progressive programs such as the American Health Care Association (AHCA) and the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL) National Quality Award Program, which honors long-term and post-acute care providers that have demonstrated their commitment to improving the quality of care for seniors and individuals with disabilities.

Moreover, we earned the 2019 Bronze—Commitment to Quality Award from the AHCA/NCAL. For context, only 590 skilled nursing care centers and assisted living communities across the nation received the Bronze Quality Award in 2019.

2019 AHCA/NCAL Award | Westerwood

Contact us

To learn more about a specific service, click on short-term rehabilitation, long-term care, memory care, assisted living, or respite care. Or call us at (614) 890-8282 or email

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