Member Spotlight by Laurel Health Care Company
Provide us with a brief summary of your business’ services
Laurel Health Care Company is a national provider of skilled nursing, rehabilitation, sub-acute, and assisted living services dedicated to one simple principle – achieving the highest standards of care and caring. LHCC operates 34 skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, more commonly known as nursing homes, throughout Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, North Carolina, and Virginia, with 21 locations and our Westerville corporate office based in the great state of Ohio.
Our Central Ohio facilities include The Laurels of Gahanna, The Laurels of Heath, The Laurels of Mt. Vernon, The Laurels of Norworth (located in Worthington), The Laurels of Walden Park (located in Minerva Park), The Laurels of West Columbus (located in Galloway), The Laurels of Worthington and, coming soon, The Laurels of Blacklick.
Tell us about your company’s mission and values
We are a team of professionals dedicated to promoting the highest level of independence and quality of life for our residents (affectionately known as guests) by creating a comfortable living environment and providing comprehensive health care services. It’s what we call “The Laurel Way of Caring.”
To achieve “The Laurel Way of Caring”, we have a responsibility to:
– Treat everyone with dignity and respect
– Conduct ourselves with the highest level of integrity and ethical behavior
– Be uncompromising in our standards of quality of care and service
– Attract, train, and retain knowledgeable, caring, and compassionate individuals
– Challenge ourselves to grow as people, as professionals and as a company
– Earn a fair and reasonable profit for our stakeholders
What are the services you use the most (or are looking forward to using) from the Columbus Chamber?
We are honored to be a member of the Columbus Chamber of Commerce and are particularly interested in developing new business relationships with hospitals, assisted living providers, hospice providers, and other medical settings throughout the Central Ohio area as we look to adapt our services to the changing needs of our community and our aging population.
How do you stay engaged with trends that you see in your industry?
Laurel Health Care Company is an active member of our state (Ohio Health Care Association) and national (American Health Care Association) associations. Our company leaders have over 100 combined years of experience in the skilled nursing and long-term care industry and are regular contributors on association boards and committees. Managers attend healthcare conferences, workshops, and trade shows to position LHCC for a successful and fruitful future. Our team is committed to innovation and being a “trendsetter” in our industry.
What is your company culture like?
What does it take to be a successful employee at your company?
Successful employees at our skilled nursing facilities are warm and empathetic individuals dedicated to providing the highest level of care and service to our elders.
Commitment and compassion drive our team to continually exceed the expectations of our guests and their families. At Laurel Health Care Company, we strive to create an environment of respect, inclusion, and belonging for everyone.
Named one of Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE Magazine’s Best Workplaces for Aging Services in 2021 (based on 2020 surveys), our facilities are always accepting applications for a wide range of nursing, food preparation, housekeeping, and clerical positions.
Learn more about job opportunities with The Laurels at www.laurelhealth.com/employment.
What makes Columbus such a great place to do business?
Columbus is a rapidly growing and evolving city, with thriving suburbs and an intelligent and engaged workforce. Its low cost of living, diverse businesses, and countless educational opportunities make it a great place to raise a family, establish a career, and build a rich and rewarding life. We are honored to operate in Central Ohio, and we look forward to continuing to provide quality senior care (and fulfilling careers) for the Columbus area for many years to come.