Company History

Vancrest Health Care Centers

Vancrest has been a leader in providing health care for seniors for over 50 years. It’s our mission To Deliver – whether that is Strength through therapy, Care from our dedicated staff, Fun with our activities, Quality with our home health care or Experience with our pharmacy services. We Deliver!

Vancrest was founded in 1960 by Dr. E. E. White when he opened one of Ohio’s first Geriatric Hospitals in the former Van Wert County Hospital. His mission was to deliver high quality patient centered care to the rapidly aging population. His vision carries on today and is embraced in our mission statement C.A.R.E. – Customer Focused, Attitude, Responsibility and Empathy.

We are a regional full service senior health care provider operating in western Ohio. Whether you need customized long-term care support or just a little help with every day task, Vancrest has something for everyone.  With it’s  11 skilled/long term care facilities along with 9 assisted living facilities  we will compassionately and safely meet all of your care needs. We serve over 800 nursing home residents and have an additional 300 assisted living apartments. We provide a seamless continuum of care by utilizing our integrated affiliates. Therapy Solutions provides therapy (Physical, Occupational and Speech) in our facilities as well as in the home. Fountain Park Home Care and Home Health Care Solutions provides personalized one on one care in the comfort of your home. We also provide medications through Pharmacy Solutions.

Through all the changes and growth of Vancrest, one thing has remained constant, our mission to provide CARE to those that need our services. We are passionate about what we do and are honored to be a part of your communities and lives.