The Laurels is committed to effective communication during this unprecedented time in our history. We regularly apprise guests, families, and associates to changes in facility status and policy as needed and as deemed appropriate.

We have been humbled by the support we’ve received from the local community and we truly appreciate everyone’s continued cooperation and understanding. For more information and resources regarding COVID-19, see the COVID-19 Resources page.

The Laurels of Summit Ridge

A Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Located adjacent to the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway, The Laurels of Summit Ridge is a  87-bed skilled nursing and rehabilitation center just a half mile from the VA Medical Center and five miles from Mission St. Joseph Hospital.  

The Laurels of Summit Ridge offers short term rehabilitation, hospice care, respite care, long term care and assisted living. We provide high quality, comprehensive health care for each guest. We also offer an Enhanced Care Assisted Living Unit. The 24 bed unit offers individual enhanced care healthcare services ranging from assistance to total care.

Our orthopedic unit, THE ORTHO CENTER, offers private and semiprivate rooms (each equipped with cable TV and telephone), a private lounge featuring internet access and reading materials and an open, airy therapy gym.  Short term rehabilitation guests will benefit from an individualized therapy plan of care to promote a safe and quick return home.  

Our long term care guests and assisted living residents can enjoy the same quality care while taking part in activities, community outings, birthday and holiday celebrations all while fostering lasting relationships with family and friends.  

Underlying it all is a professional staff dedicated to The Laurel Way of Caring – our creed and the measure by which we extend to our guests the respect, dignity and compassion they so richly deserve.

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Short-Term Rehab
Short-Term Care

We provide a complete range of services for patients that are unable to return home after a hospitalization. Our programs provide a safe transition from hospital to home with a depth of services that typically can not be provided through home health care or by family members.

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Long-Term Care

Extended and long-term care stays are appropriate for individuals that require greater levels of care and support than can be provided at home or within an independent living setting. Our guests typically need assistance with their daily activities due to physical and/or cognitive limitations.

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Respite Care

Short-term respite stays offer a family or caregiver a short-term reprieve from the demands of around-the-clock care. Our twenty-four hour nursing care at our skilled nursing facilities assures that all medications are taken on time and any necessary medical treatments are provided.

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Hospice Care

Palliative care provides comprehensive symptom management along with guest and family support when cure-oriented treatment is no longer possible or desired. Within a palliative plan of care, emphasis is placed on guest comfort and emotional well-being.

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Fine Dining

You are sure to enjoy your fine dining experience with us. We are proud of our nutritious and appetizing meals serviced in a fine dining atmosphere. Our dining philosophy enables you to experience the service and selections you would expect in a nice restaurant.

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Recreational Activities

We can bring joy to your life through companionship, activities, and laughter. We will establish an individualized activity program and you will receive a monthly calendar that features all of the scheduled events, times and locations so you can plan your activities in advance.

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Physical Therapy
Outpatient Therapy

See how our outpatient therapy can help you reach new heights in your recovery, improve function and gain confidence while maintaining your normal routine at home!

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“Thank you all so much for all you all did to make my stay at you facility successful and enjoyable. You are a great bunch of caring, knowledgeable, and fun staff.”


“If I were the giver of stars, this I know to be true, I'd reserve a pocketful of stars for all of you for the wonderful care that I received at The Laurels of Summit Ridge!”


“I appreciate all of your care and efforts to putting me on the road to a good recovery. I would not have made it without all of the staff that cared. Thank you.”

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