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Laurels of Heath

For individuals who are in need of long- term care and short-term sub-acute rehabilitative services, we offer high quality care in a state-of-the-art facility with modern-living amenities and hospitality.

Located on South 30th Street, our 150-bed facility has been serving the people of Licking County for decades.

We’re All About You, and we’re here to provide personalized care from highly qualified, professional and compassionate staff with focused attention and innovative best practices.

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We're All About Making You Feel At Home.

We believe that from the moment you walk in to the facility, we have a responsibility to offer you the best. Be it services or experts, we endeavor to make you smile with satisfaction.

  • Professional care that feels personal
  • Pristine home like living environments
  • Healthy meals that actually taste great
  • Compassionate caregivers
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We're All About Offering The Best Career Opportunities!

We’re all about making Ciena the best place to work in the healthcare industry. We offer unrivaled benefits that provide for employees' physical and emotional needs. We always strive to create an environment of respect, compassion, and belonging for everyone. If you are committed to providing the highest level of care and services to our guests and community, your next opportunity is just a click away.

  • Health & Wellness
  • Worklife Balance
  • Career Advancement
  • Educational Opportunities
  • Employee Perks
  • Additional Benefits


Testimonials and Google Reviews

It's All About What Our Guests & Employees Think About Us

The staff here is so friendly and welcoming. If the time I called in to check out the place and see if they had availability. They make it so easy and fast. My dad didn’t need a lot of help to get back on his own again. They make his stay so enjoyable and welcoming. Any patient I would see or talk... Read More

– Chris

Thank you everyone! I stayed for 2 weeks at The Laurels of Heath. My experiences with the staff and residents were all positive. The staff is incredibly friendly and helpful. The residents I had a chance to meet are very nice and helpful also. The residents are willing to go out of their way to hold... Read More

– Anthony

Great group of people. Building is clean and neat, therapy is great! Staff is approachable and always helpful

– Jessica

Clean and hospitable. Great staff.

– Tara

The food is great, and Kyle is wonderful!

– Lizzy

All the staff are super caring

– Lindsey

Friendly staff and accommodating! Knowledgable staff on nutrition and diet management.

– Tara

The food was divine and plated to perfection 👌

– T. R.

Jessica in the. business office has worked her heart out helping me get my Medicaid. back. She has worked hours on my Insurance policy. She is a good worker

– Betty

The Food was delicious!

– Linda

The building is clean . The staff were very friendly and attentive. Especially Danielle weaver does a excellent job. Taking care of her residents.

– Roger

Staff was very friendly, very clean facility they rehab staff was very helpful and friendly

– Emily


Laurels of Heath offers a full spectrum of post-hospital services, from a short-term rehabilitation stay to long-term nursing care.

Nursing & Rehabilitation

  • Behavioral Health
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Case Management, Discharge Planning, and Social Work
  • COVID-19 Care
  • Dementia or Cognitive Deficit Management
  • IV Therapy
  • Memory Care
  • Neuro Rehabilitation
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Outpatient Therapy
  • Parkinson's Disease Program
  • Physical Therapy
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respite Care
  • Restorative Nursing - ADL Care
  • Speech Therapy / Speech Language Pathology
  • Telemedicine
  • Tracheostomy Care
  • Ventilator Program
  • Wound Management


  • Licensed Administrator
  • Director of Nursing
  • Director, Admissions and Marketing
  • Physician Medical Director
  • Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses
  • Certified Nursing Assistants
  • Rehabilitation Coordinator
  • Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapists
  • Dietary Manager
  • Therapeutic Recreation Director
  • Wound Care Team
  • Licensed Social Worker
  • Registered Dietitian
  • Dental, Vision and Podiatry Services


  • Beauty and Barber Shop
  • Private Courtyard
  • Private Dining
  • Private Rehab Suites
  • Semi-Private Deluxe Rooms
  • Wi-Fi Internet Access
  • Outside Smoking Area

Directions to Laurels of Heath

717 South 30th Street Heath, OH 43056


Please contact your insurance representative and the Ciena Center if you do not see your insurance plan. The participation in an insurance plan does not guarantee payment for services provided. Please contact your insurance representative and our staff to verify coverage.

  • Aetna
  • Anthem BCBS
  • Bright Health Plan
  • Buckeye Health Plan
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Humana-Choice Care
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MediGold
  • MedRisk
  • Molina
  • Ohio Health Choice
  • Oscar Health Insurance
  • OSU Health Plan
  • Tricare-Certified
  • United Healthcare
  • UPHP
  • VA


Skilled nursing facilities (SNFs) like Ciena Healthcare provide crucial services for our most vulnerable population: the frail and elderly. Today’s SNFs have significantly evolved over time to provide both long-term comprehensive care and short-term rehabilitation services. However, in comparison to other medical settings, especially hospitals, SNFs are often overlooked for important resources and funding.

As health care evolves, skilled nursing facilities are increasingly providing care previously delivered in hospitals. Nationwide, the 65 and older population will double over the next 20 years. By 2040, it could triple. As our population ages, SNFs are becoming increasingly vital to the care and wellbeing of our seniors.

SNFs need advocates and allies to actively engage with their representatives and speak up about important issues facing our industry. This page is designed to share ways you can help support SNFs and the vital services they provide for our elders.

Contact Your Elected Officials and Voice Your Support for SNFs!

It is crucial the voices of SNF supporters be heard by Congress. Members of Congress value their constituents’ opinions and it is critical they hear from our advocates and allies.

Click here to locate your elected officials and “Speak Up” for SNFs!

American Health Care Association Action Center

The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) represents the collective interests of more than 14,000 non-profit and proprietary skilled nursing centers, assisted living communities, sub-acute centers, and homes for individuals with intellectual and development disabilities.

Click here to support the pressing issues AHCA is pursuing with the federal government.

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