Waddell Nursing and Rehab Center

Senior Rehabilitation in Galax, VA

Waddell Nursing and Rehab Center has offered exceptional care to the community of Galax, Virginia since 1965. Galax is home to the Annual Old Fiddler’s Convention, the world’s largest and oldest of its kind, and the Blue Ridge Parkway, one of the most visited sections of the National Park Service. Having these nearby amenities helps support our goal of providing our patients with opportunities for meaningful social connections. We are located next to Route 53, making visits from family and friends an easy trip.

Explore Our Senior Care Services

Our senior nursing home provides short-term senior rehabilitation, long-term skilled nursing care, and respite care. We offer specialized programs and individualized care plans designed to achieve beneficial outcomes for you or your loved one. That’s why all our senior care services focus on working with patients to find the treatment that meets their needs.

If you’re looking for a senior nursing home and senior rehabilitation care in Galax, our team provides 24/7 service to ensure you or your loved one returns home as quickly and safely as possible. But the support doesn’t stop there. Our senior nursing home facilities include transitional care and discharge planning, so you have the maintain your healthy lifestyle at home.

Learn What Makes Waddell Nursing and Rehab Special

We provide expert senior care services in a compassionate environment. Whether you’re in need of long-term care or senior rehabilitation from surgery, our team is dedicated to helping you reach the highest level of wellness possible. Give us a call today and figure out what makes Waddell unlike any other senior rehab centers in Virginia. Schedule a tour with us to experience the difference meaningful care can make today. 

See what others have to say:

★★★★★ Waddell Nursing and Rehab is a well respected facility in the community. Holding a VA Contract is extremely important and is one of very few in Southwest VA. Waddell continues to show up as a national leader- with low readmission to hospitals and successful rehab.  They are easy to work with, staff is trained very well- and they keep the facility and the grounds surrounding clean.  They partner with many outside agencies  to help transition residents home, following a short stent of rehab or allowing additional care providers assist in long term care settings as well as end of life. They treat the residents with dignity, and management goes above and beyond to keep the spirits of the staff lifted.  If looking for a place for your loved one in the galax area, look no further! Waddell nursing and Rehab is amazing! – K.L., (Source: Google)

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2020 AHCA Award

Our facility proudly holds an award from the American Health Care Association (AHCA) as part of the 2020 Quality Initiative Recognition Program. This recognition is for one or more of the following goals: Safely reduced long-stay and short-stay hospitalizations;​ improved long-stay or short-stay satisfaction; safely reduced the use of antipsychotic medications, or improved short-stay functional improvement or long-stay worsening mobility.

Learn more about this important program by visiting AHCA’s website at ahcancal.org.


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WADDELL NURSING AND REHAB CENTER 202 Painter Street Galax, VA 24333 Tel 276-236-5164

Pre-registration Program

Saber Healthcare Group® is excited to offer a Pre-registration Program that allows you to plan for your rehabilitation prior to your surgery. Our specialized programs are designed to enhance the lives of our patients. To help make the transition from the hospital to rehabilitation easier, we are encouraging anyone having an elective surgery to call or make a reservation.

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