About Us

Who We Are

Legends Care Rehabilitation and Nursing Center provides compassionate and personal skilled care 24 hours a day. We specialize in providing rehabilitation services onsite to help our residents regain their independence and return to their homes.

At Legends Care Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, we are extremely proud to serve our residents and their families. It is very important to us that our residents’ short-term rehabilitation, long-term care, or respite care be convenient and successful which is why we have an on-staff infectious disease physician as well as a critical care pulmonologist.

We warmly welcome family, friends, and visitors any day of the week. Our staff is ready to address any inquiries regarding our services, insurance coverage, or available amenities. Thank you for considering Legends Care Rehabilitation and Nursing Center as a potential option for you or your loved one’s care.


Our commitment to our residents:

  • To provide each resident with individualized care and treatment
  • To provide an exceptional customer service experience
  • To help each resident achieve their highest level of function, mobility, and independence.

We prioritize exceptional customer service, making every resident feel welcomed and well-cared for. Our activities director curates meaningful daily activities and enjoyable outings for all residents to participate in. Additionally, we have a beauty and barbershop where residents can indulge in weekly pampering sessions. Loved ones are also invited to join us for delicious meals in our dining room, creating opportunities for shared experiences and cherished moments.

Legends Care At A Glance

  • Every bed in our facility is certified to accept Medicare and Medicaid patients.
  • Each room is equipped with modern electric high/low beds.
  • Full in-house rehab unit provides PT, OT, ST.
  • Qualified nurses are available and present on-site around the clock, 24 hours a day.
  • Admissions can be processed 24/7.
  • Flat-screen TV’s and free cable television
  • Telephone’s in each room
  • Laundry services offered
  • Beautician/Barbershop once or twice a week
  • Activities/Entertainment offered with frequent outings
  • We are honored to be recognized as one of only 17 recipients in the state of Ohio to have received the prestigious American Health Care Association’s Bronze Quality Award in 2017.

Our Team

Administrator – Kimberly Armstrong, LNHA

Medical Director – Dr. Steven Nam

Director of Nursing – Cheryl Heater RN

Director of Rehabilitation – Brooke Jarvis COTA

Business Development Coordinator – Jolene Bischoff

Director of Business Development – Gwen Severini

Dietary Supervisor – Vikki Minner

Activities Director – Susan King

Housekeeping/Laundry – Laszlo Lengyel

Maintenance – Laszlo Lengyel

Social Services – Carmelita Wendling

Medical Records Coordinator – Monica Richardson

Human Resources Coordinator – Carmelita Wendling

MDS Coordinator – Tammy Lanning RN

Scheduler – Melissa McMonigal

Unit Manager – Jennifer Thompson LPN

Receptionist – Monica Richardson

Specialty Physicians


Dr. Vishal Sawhney, M.D., M.H.P, holds board certifications in Internal Medicine, Sleep Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, and Critical Care Medicine. He is affiliated with University Hospital-Portage Medical Center and Mercy Medical Center. In 2018, Dr. Sawhney received the prestigious Patient’s Choice Award from Vitals.com.

The Patient’s Choice Award is a notable recognition that signifies the positive impact a physician has had on the lives of their patients. It is bestowed upon physicians who have consistently received exceptional scores and feedback from the individuals they have treated. This award serves as a testament to Dr. Sawhney’s commitment to providing outstanding medical care and his dedication to his patients’ well-being.

Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Badie Alnemr is Board Certified in Infectious Diseases and Internal Medicine. He is affiliated with area hospitals including Aultman Hospital and Mercy Medical Center.

Wound Care

We have a full-time wound certified RN and additionally, a nurse practitioner from the Northeast Surgical Wound Center comes weekly to our facility and does rounds to check each patient.

Have Questions?

We are happy to answer any questions you may have! Call us or submit your question online today!

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