Located in Tacoma, Wash., the Lakewood Healthcare Center provides short-term, episodic medical and rehabilitative care services. It offers daily nursing, pharmacy, dietary and social services for residents and patients. The center has a staff of medical specialists, nurses, nutritionists, dietitians, therapists, pathologists and social workers. The Lakewood Healthcare Center offers a range of medical services, such as short-term rehabilitation, long-term skilled care, outpatient services and pet therapy. Its amenities include TV and telephone connections, patios, courtyards, an emergency call system, beauty salon and barbershops. The center also provides nutritional services and counseling, as well as spiritual support services. The Lakewood Healthcare Center is owned and operated by Kindred Healthcare, which is a health care services company that, through its subsidiaries, operates hospitals, nursing centers and a contract rehabilitation services business.