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 DeKalb

A Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Located in a quiet, attractive, residential area, The Laurels of DeKalb is within walking distance of churches and a scenic park. The building features a secured, covered patio and cozy lounge areas that provide the perfect setting for either quiet time or social activities.   

At The Laurels of DeKalb we provide quality services to both short-term and long-term guests. Our motto, Sooner, Safer, Stronger, signifies our goal for the way each of our short-term rehab guests transitions from hospital to home. We also offer home-based therapy after discharge. 

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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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The Laurels of Dekalb was certainly the perfect choice for our parents. The entire team has been more than helpful, kind, caring, friendly, attentive and respectful. The transition into a nursing facility, especially during COVID, was handled wonderfully. The ease and care during that time was greatly appreciated. I would certainly recommend this facility and the great staff to anyone.


The staff and nurses are very helpful and professional. My father-in-law needed placed in a nursing home about the same time COVID hit. They went above and beyond in helping us through the process. They continually keep us informed and are polite when we call to check on him. I would highly recommend The Laurels of DeKalb.


I had a recent stay at this facility and everyone from housekeeping to maintenance to dietary to laundry to rehab services to complimentary transportation and finally to nursing services, was polite. They knew their responsibilities and were always responsive to resident needs. At first it was difficult being the patient as opposed to the caregiver, but I soon began to love the staff. Every nursing person worked for the comfort of the resident, but I felt the most "looked after" by Teresa, RN on day shift and Lisa, RN on night shift. They just inspired competency and comfort by their knowledge and calm personalities.

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