From your first day here, we’re planning for your return home.

Our rehabilitation wing provides exceptional care. You get positive results because we start your treatment right away and follow with an intensive clinical approach. Our 6 person staff provides rehabilitation for orthopedic and joint replacements, cardiac and stroke recovery and restorative care. We take a holistic approach to your care with a coordinated therapy and treatment plan designed with your lifestyle and personal goals in mind. Your therapy team focuses on maximizing your independence at the earliest point possible.

  • Admissions are accepted 7 days a week so your individualized treatment plan starts right away.
  • Your therapy plan is tailored to your unique situation. You begin your care with an in-depth assessment of the skills needed for returning to home, work and activities.
  • Your progress is assessed daily.
  • Electronic records ensure all your providers know your status.

For your return home

  • We provide an in-home assessment to ensure you are safe at home.
  • We help you choose your home health providers and stay in touch.
  • Electronic medical records keep your healthcare providers coordinated.

Restorative Care

Our therapy program has access to specialized equipment and trademarked therapeutic approaches as part of our commitment to the best practices available in healthcare.

Lee Silverman – voice training techniques for speech therapy

Vital Stim –  used to treat swallowing disorder and to enhance swallowing reflex (related to dysphaigia, ALS, Parkinsons Disease)

Diathermy – ultrasound for pain management, joint contraction or stiffness.

Clinical expertise in cognitive assessments using Allen cognitive testing.

Clinical expertise in geriatric exercise prescription, wheel chair seating, lymphedemia mgmt and wound care.

“My Mother has been to several Rehab facilities with poor results, we saw improvement right away at Columbia.”

Denise C.

Employee Spotlight

Nicholas H- Physical Therapist

“I am honored to be part of a team that provides an exceptionally supportive and healing environment.”


  • Food service provided by culinary trained staff and meals prepared according to your individual needs.
  • Dining areas have courtyard, city or mountain views. Meals are served three times a day with snacks and drinks available throughout the day.
  • Rooms are semi-private and offer plenty of natural light. Each room has broadband, cable TV and private phone.
  • On-site rehabilitation services. See more information about our specialized Restorative Care (see above)
  • Chaplain on site.
  • Laundry services and housekeeping are included.
  • Salon and Barber.

Life Enrichment Activities

We believe activity and social interaction are both therapeutic and an important part of maintaining quality of life.

  • The nearby Woodland Park Zoo generously provides free Zoo passes for our Residents and their families. And we have regular outings at the park.
  • A range of activities are organized by our 4 person full time activity staff and supported by a vibrant Volunteer program. This ensures we have options throughout the day, 7 days a week, including evening performances and special holiday offerings. Check out our current schedule.
  • Our Pet Program has frequent visitors from family pets, trained therapy dogs and supervised Seattle Animal Shelter animals.
  • Columbia has an active Residence Council which meets regularly as a voice of the Residents for planning and guidance to the Columbia staff.