About Us

Located in a beautiful rural setting between Cambridge and Marietta off I-77, Summit Acres Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation is the only true comprehensive care facility in southeast Ohio. In addition to short-term rehabilitation, we provide home health, outpatient therapy, Alzheimer’s care, senior apartments, assisted living, and spiritual services.

Summit Acres has been awarded by the American Health Care Association the prestigious Bronze award for “Commitment to Quality”. Our success is a tribute to our experienced, interdisciplinary team. Over the past two years, our exceptional staff helped us secure a 94% like rating from family members and patients. More than 90% of our staff is from Nobles County – all of whom truly care about our community.

Speret Hall, a special care unit and program for people with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, offers the comfort, specialized care, safety and support so important to Alzheimer’s patients and their families.

Summit Acres Home Care is a Medicare-certified Home Health Company providing quality health care to the seven county area. Senior apartments are available for people age 55 and older who want to live independently. Assistance is arranged for those needing additional medical attention.

Assisted Living at Summit Acres. Now you can enjoy easy living in spacious accommodations with restaurant-style dining, activities, and planned outings. Live independently… knowing you have the care and support to do so.

Our Administrator

Rich Stephens

Rich Stephens

Altercare Summit Acres
Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

Hello my name is Rich Stephens, and I am the Administrator for Summit Acres, Inc., Altercare of Ohio. Summit Acres is rated as a 5 star skilled nursing facility for quality and will receive the AHCA Bronze Award in the fall of 2015.

My educational background is Associate Degree in Criminal Justice, Zane State College and Bachelor of Arts from Capital University. I have been part of the exciting and ever changing Long Term Care Profession as an Administrator since 1999.

Staff and residents know me for having a smile, positive attitude and unusual sense of humor. My passion in long term care is to produce positive outcomes for the resident we care for, which in turns assure us we have satisfied our residents and family's needs.

I have been involved with American Red Cross, Mid East Vocational School, Evergreen Village, Hunter Safety Instructor and Ohio Health Care Association for many years. When not working, my wife of 30 years and I are passionate about travel.

Rich and his highly trained staff are here to assist you. He can be reached at (740) 732-5488 or rich.stephens@altercareonline.net.