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Laurels of Walden Park

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 Karl road in Columbus Ohio, our 225-bed facility has been serving the greater Columbus area 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

I’ve worked with this building for many years homecare/hospice I would like to complement all levels of their staff. Always helpful and friendly and willing to help!!!!❤️

– Anthony

Call me crazy but this facility has to be ran by a league of super hero’s. The problems and villains that I came across trying to find my grandpa a facility felt like a quagmire before I found the lovely staff at laurels of Walden park. I can’t thank you guys enough for the love that you showed... Read More

– Rob

First let me start by saying I would recommend this place to anyone who loves their loved one enough to find them a facility that cares for their residents. My mom was a resident there and the care, love, respect, medical treatment that she received was above and beyond other facilities in the area.... Read More

– Nathan

Really good staff, caring people harp, and working hard to take care of everybody.

– Derick

Front desk help, Bre, is exceptional with her jobs, numerous that they are. Don't believe this place would ran as well without her.

– Raymond

The receptionist Bre is amazing… Always polite and always has a smile… Warmest greetings and kindest words

– Casaundra

Great facility! Friendly staff! Great activities department!

– Amanda

I always have great communication with the social workers when it comes to ordering DME for discharging patients

– Mitch

The staff at Laurels of Walden Park are friendly and professional.

– teknologik

The Social Workers I have worked with at this facility are kind and compassionate and really care about making a difference in the lives of those they care for in the facility.

– Lisa

I am a healthcare professional and always have a positive experience working with The Laurels of Walden Park. I work with very medical complex patients and always refer to Walden Park. They are one of the very few places in Columbus that can accept and care for higher acuity patients. The administra... Read More

– Samantha

The staff is always helpful and welcoming. They have wonderful providers/services for the residents. They continuously have their residents' best interests as top priority.

– Emily


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

Nursing & Rehabilitation


  • 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


  • Cable/Satellite Television Hookups
  • Beauty and Barber Shop
  • Rehab Gym
  • Private and Semi-Private Suites
  • Outside Patio
  • Wi-Fi Internet Access
  • Wheelchair Accessible Bus

Directions to Laurels of Walden Park

5700 Karl Road Columbus, OH 43229

Take a Virtual Tour

The best way to tour our facilities is always in person, but if you would like to take a quick peek online, take our virtual tour below or contact us for more information.


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 Better Health of Ohio
  • Anthem BCBS
  • Bright Health Plan
  • Buckeye Health Plan
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MediGold
  • MedRisk
  • OhioHealth Group
  • Oscar Health Insurance
  • OSU Health Plan
  • Tricare-Certified
  • United Healthcare


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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