What differentiates one skilled nursing & rehabilitation center from another? The answer is... the people who work and reside there! The people set the tone, the atmosphere, and the expectations. At The Laurels of Walden Park, we take great pride in ensuring that everyone feels like part of our family and that they are treated as special "guests" in our home.
The Laurels of Walden Park employs a team of highly qualified medical professionals, including a Medical Director, Registered Nurses, Restorative Care Nurses, a Wound Care Nurse, state tested Certified Nursing Assistants, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and a Speech Therapist. Our on-site Rehab, Dietary, Social Work, and Activities departments provide personalized and compassionate care to each guest. From the moment you walk through the front doors, the warmth and caring of the staff will begin to gain your trust and confidence, as they strive to exceed your expectations.
Unlike other facilities that use "contracted" staff members, each member of the team at The Laurels of Walden Park is directly employed, not "contracted". Each Team Member takes great pride in portraying "The Laurel Way of Caring", as they strive for excellence in providing only the highest standard of care and services to every guest, and to every family member and visitor. Come on in! Visit a while! Let us show you our very best... let us show you The Laurel Way.
Lyn Leary is the new Administrator at The Laurels of Walden Park. Being new to the facility and to the Columbus area, she is in the process of moving to the Columbus area with her husband. Lyn is not new to long-term care and has been an Administrator for 32 years with her most recent position in the Cincinnati area. She started as an Art teacher in the Cincinnati public school district and later became interested in geriatrics volunteering in a nursing home. She soon decided to be an Activity Director and 8 years later, after pursuing a BA in Gerontology and LTC Administration, became a licensed Administrator. She is married and has one daughter from a previous marriage, who lives in South Carolina with her husband and son, and is the step mom to two sons who are both married and between the two families, have 8 children. So with 9 grandchildren, she keeps very busy with their activities. Lyn is very excited to join Laurel Health Care Company and is looking forward to her new responsibilities.
Director of Nursing
Barb started her nursing career as a Nursing Assistant. She became a LPN in 2006 and an RN in2012. She has been in long-term care for 20 years and has been with Laurel Health Care since 2015. She recently moved to Columbus as the Director of Nursing at The Laurels of Walden Park. Barb enjoys long-term care and generally cares about making a difference in every guest’s quality of life.
Director of Marketing
Jill joined the the Laurels of Walden Park in 2019. She started in the Business Office, prior to accepting her role as the Director of Marketing. With over 15 years experience in the healthcare industry, Jill brings a wealth of knowledge to her role. Working with the elderly has always been Jills passion. She helped care for her grandfather as a child and became a STNA at the age of 18 years old. At 21 years old she was privileged to work at an STNA school. Next, she ventured into the Healthcare Insurance Industry for several years, before going back to her first love, elder care! Jill is married to the love of her life and has 3 beautiful children. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family.