all the comforts of home

Ashland County’s Premier Skilled Nursing
and Rehabilitation Community

For over sixty years, LSS The Good Shepherd Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation (TGS) has been the local leader in health care services. Blending the comforts of home with the latest advances in medical technology, recent updates to The Good Shepherd include a ventilator unit and new dialysis center for those with end stage renal disease. With an outstanding reputation for providing skilled nursing and rehabilitation care, The Good Shepherd benefits from advanced technological services that will help rehabilitation patients recover faster in a functional, safe and comfortable environment.

The Good Shepherd offers rehabilitation services, skilled nursing, memory care, ventilator care, and respite care.

While nothing beats an in-person visit to The Good Shepherd, a virtual tour is the next best thing. Discover our warm and inviting community for yourself.

We look forward to showing you or your loved one around the neighborhood. Connect with us today to set up your in-person tour.

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The Good Shepherd Photo Gallery

Welcome to The Good Shepherd. Discover our state-of-the-art skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility through our photo gallery.

customized care

Our Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Services

At The Good Shepherd, our outstanding team provides health care services customized for each individual. 


Our services include:

Comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitative services including occupational, physical and speech therapies

Transitional medical care after a hospital stay or surgery with a customized care pathway approach

Ventilator and pulmonary treatment and care with respiratory therapists

On-site dialysis

Skilled nursing and complex medical care

Windsor Abbey secured memory care unit

Long term care and respite stays


The Good Shepherd accepts most insurances plans including:

  • Veterans Benefits

  • Medicare

  • Medicaid

  • Private Insurances

  • Private Pay

We are a VA provider! To learn more, give us a call at (419) 289-3523.

specialized treatment

Outpatient Therapy

LSS The Good Shepherd in partnership with Blue Sky Therapy offers physical, occupational and speech therapy to the Ashland community. Our trained professionals will evaluate your rehabilitation needs and develop a specialized one-on-one treatment program that will help you make a speedy recovery.

RESTORE – Virtual Rehab

The Rehabilitation Center and Blue Sky Therapy employ this easy-to-use RESTORE virtual rehab platform designed for physical and occupational therapy. It combines rehab movements, virtual games and motion sensing cameras.

RESTORE allows therapists to:

Track progress and accelerate clinical outcomes with fun and engaging activities

Expand skill-building opportunities to activities and restorative nursing

Build community by interacting with peers nationwide

RESTORE allows patients to:

Engage in functional and FUN virtual activities

Energize the experience by playing remotely with friends, family and other residents

Expand skill-building opportunities by engaging therapists and patients around the country

busy as you want to be

Engage with Events and Activities

The Good Shepherd team is committed to ensuring that patients and residents feel at home in our community. Activities are determined by our residents’ interests and are designed to encourage socialization and engagement. A full calendar of events and outings is planned for every month.

Along with a very busy activity schedule, residents of LSS The Good Shepherd take part in a full range of community events including trips to the Ashland County Fair and summer concerts at the Ashland bandshell. Our residents are out and about in the community more than ever before. Look for the TGS bus at an event near you.


Daily Events at The Good Shepherd



Music therapy

Pet therapy

Devotional reading

Sing and stretch

Yahtzee night

Bible study

Euchre/Rummy tournaments

Movie night



The Good Shepherd is 5 stars in more than one way. The staff is incredibly friendly and caring. The Good Shepherd is THE place in Ashland for long term care and rehabilitation. The administration thinks out of the box and is open to ideas.



The administration and staff at The Good Shepherd are by far the best and most professional group of caregivers that we have met. The staff has gone out of their way to make our son and our family feel welcome.


Family Member

I want to thank everyone at The Good Shepherd for their kindness. From the moment my mom got there, they made her feel welcome and made her feel at home. She received excellent care during her stay, and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

individualized care for everyone

Memory Care at The Good Shepherd

LSS The Good Shepherd is proud to be Ashland County’s premier provider of specialized care to individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia.

Our unique Windsor Abbey Memory Care Program provides creative, optimistic and dignified care to residents who are experiencing memory challenges. Our individualized approach incorporates family members and residents in a partnership of caregiving. We work hard to create a safe environment that affords residents the opportunity to not only feel at home but thrive in a safe unit with a secured outdoor courtyard.

Our specially trained memory care staff provide Alzheimer’s and dementia care services in a dignified and caring manner. The Good Shepherd’s memory care team have received Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP) training and certifications. We offer patients innovative therapy tools including the award-winning Tovertafel “magic table” that uses interactive games scientifically proven to stimulate physical activity, social interaction and cognition. The memory care team members are especially well prepared to care for those with memory impairments.


we want to suit your lifestyle

Rehabilitation at LSS The Good Shepherd

Many individuals recovering from orthopedic, cardiac, neurological conditions and surgical procedures require rehabilitation to get back to activities of daily living and functional independence. Our rehab in-patient care community offers compassionate and personalized therapy to promote a successful recovery and return home.

While in our care at The Good Shepherd, our in-house therapy team is available to work with patients every day to ensure a rapid and well-rounded recovery. Our facility has a spacious and advanced rehabilitation gym with all the necessary equipment to ensure therapy progression. There is an additional space next to the gym that emulates a home-like atmosphere to help best prepare you for your return home.

Rehabilitation Benefits

Respiratory therapy team to assist with respiratory needs 

Masimo — contact-free and continuous health monitoring

Medication management and adjustments

Emotional and supportive services

Transportation to medical appointments

Financial and health insurance coverage consulting

Discharge planning and home assessments


We Treat a Range of Conditions


Our team of licensed therapists offers state-of-the-art customized rehabilitation services to each individual. We have the highest RN to patient ratio in Ashland. We also staff professionals such as certified wound care specialists and respiratory therapists. Our rehabilitation program specializes in: 

Cardiac care

Physical therapy

Occupational therapy

Speech therapy

Respiratory therapy

Stroke recovery

Pulmonary/COPD treatment

Ventilator care

Orthopedic joint replacement

Complex care treatment

Individualized Care Plan

Our rehabilitation team will work with you and your family to develop and coordinate your individualized care plan. We will also provide periodic updates throughout your stay as to your progress and discharge plans. Prior to your discharge, we will coordinate home care, order needed equipment, process your medication orders and schedule a follow-up appointment with your primary care physician. Your rehabilitation team will coordinate all services to help you reach your optimal discharge goals.


Our first priority is the health and safety of our residents. If you have any covid symptoms, have tested posted to covid within the past 10 days or have been in contact with someone who has had covid within the past 10 days, you may not visit or enter the facility.

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