The Forest Hills Community
Forest Hills Center is a skilled nursing and rehabilitation community located in Columbus, OH. Our beautiful grounds feature well-maintained walking paths residents can enjoy at their leisure.
Our tranquil, relaxing environment is close to cultural and social activities, and we have a full calendar of live entertainment, outings, dancing, exercise, crafts and game nights.
Think Forest Hills Center!
For over a decade, Forest Hills Center has offered nursing and rehabilitation services to support a quicker and less stressful recovery. Our individualized care approach enables residents and their families to ensure their preferences are heard as part of their care strategy.
Our convenient amenities and services include:
- On-site beauty/barbershop
- Chef-prepared meals
We also provide adult day services so at-home caregivers can work, run errands or take a personal day. Forest Hills Center participates in the Passport, Senior Options, Care Giver Grants, Ohio Health Plan, Medicaid and private pay, among others.
We also provide additional healthcare services, such as:
- Mental health services
- Beautician services
We attend to the medical needs of our residents, and our compassionate nursing staff is readily available to assist your loved one.
Some of the medical services we provide the Columbus area include:
- Dental care
- Optometry services
- Assistance with daily tasks, including eating and dressing
- Medication compliance
- Audiology services
The team at Forest Hills Center is dedicated to working with families to provide the best memory care for all our patients. We provide specialized care for those with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in a secure environment. Our facility is designed specifically to minimize the chance of injury. There is also a secure border that prevents residents from wandering away from our facility.
When a new resident comes to Forest Hills for dementia care, we measure their physical, mental and cognitive health to determine which of our communities will best fit their needs. All residents with dementia at Forest Hills Center receive 24/7 care to help alleviate the stress caused by dementia. Our staff is also specially trained to assist patients with eating, bathing and medication management.
ALLY Lifestyle Memory Care Program
At Forest Hills Center, we provide trust, friendship and fun in a safe, home-like atmosphere for your loved one with functional and cognitive capabilities. Our staff is proud to introduce our ALLY Lifestyle Memory Care Program.
“Allies” would include family members, physicians, nurses, state-tested nursing assistants, social workers, and therapists including occupational, physical, speech/language and recreational. With the help of these allies, we create a customized profile that details the unique preferences of each resident and their family.
Our Memory Care Program activities include:
- Cooking classes
- Arts and crafts
- Radio reminiscing
- Daily exercise programs
- Musical programs to enhance memory
- Sensory stimulation
- Self-care activities
- Community outings
- Pet therapy
- Religious activities
- Courtyard access
- Respite stays offered
- On-going staff training including Teepa Snow Education and the CMS “Hand in Hand” Program
Forest Hills Center provides physical, occupational and speech therapies to get our patients back on track. Our wound care services are administered by a specialized physician, and we also offer dietary and nutrition services. Dr. Douglas Scharre is our neurologist based out of Ohio State University and has provided behavior care since 1994.
Adult Day Care
The Adult Day Care Center at Forest Hills is here to lend a helping hand to families that care for their aging loved ones at home. Our half-day and full-day programs include meals, medication management, exercise, recreational activities, and assistance with daily tasks. We can also provide transportation to and from our location. Our Adult Day Care will provide structured activity that can help those with dementia be more engaged during the day, and sleep better at night.
We specialize in Alzheimer’s disease, dementia and neurodegenerative disease care. We have an attending neurologist on staff, as well as an on-site therapy department. Our adult day services program allows you opportunity to work, run errands or just take a day for yourself.
Though our community is comfortable and residents can move about as they please, our grounds are completely secure, so you’ll have peace of mind that your loved ones are safe. Through activities, exercise programs, arts & crafts, group outings and music, we make sure our participants get the most out of their stay with us. Also, meals are all provided while in our care.
It’s all affordable, too. We are participants in the Passport, Senior Options, Care Giver Grants, Ohio Health Plan, Medicaid and private pay among others. If you need help sorting out the particulars, let us know. We’re happy to liaise with your insurance company to make the necessary arrangements for your loved one.