24-Hour Nursing Care

Complete care around the clock and onsite medication management and assessment

Professional staff

Friendly and well trained personnel with on-site therapy for OT, PT, Speech & more

Transportation Services

We help your loved one get where they need, when they need for a happier lifestyle

Additional Services

We provide laboratory, social and vision services along with custom nutritional programs

Welcome to Heart of The Ozarks

Heart of the Ozarks Healthcare Center, built in 1968, is a Skilled Nursing Facility nestled in the beautiful Ozark Mountains of Douglas County, Missouri. We are a beautiful 120 bed facility that sits atop a hill overlooking the city of Ava. We provide both long-term and short-term stays. We accept Medicare, Medicaid, private pay, and most insurances. We are proud to provide 5 star, 24-hour skilled nursing care to our residents. Our staff is truly committed to providing high quality patient-centered care in a home-like setting. We have an exceptional dietary department which is proud to provide our residents with a wide variety of menu options served fresh off the grill through Rooster Café.

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Great staff and very friendly

Rob Slattery

Heartland helped me out and walked me through everything I needed for the Medicare and Medicaid issues I had with a loved one. Thanks to the staff at the facility for making this easier. 

Sam Powers

GOOD PEOPLE, ,GREAT ATTITUDE, ,AWESOME CARE.

Nina Lane