River Oaks

River Oaks Health Care Center is nestled in the small town of Columbus, Texas, well known for it’s beautiful hundred-year-old live oak trees and southern hospitality. Near the banks of the Colorado River, our facility is conveniently located between Houston, Austin and San Antonio right off the IH 10 corridor in the northeast corner of Columbus. River Oaks is a leisurely 38 minute drive from the Katy area.

Weather making the difficult decision or long-term care placement for a loved one, short term placement for rehabilitation needs, or respite care, River Oaks can offer you the peace of mind in knowing your family member will receive compassionate and skilled care. River Oaks is a certified Medicare.Medicaid facility and also accepts Private Pay. We offer private and semi private rooms.

From the moment you enter River Oaks Health Care Center, you will know that we are the clear choice for your long-term care and rehabilitation needs.

We Provide The Best Health Care

Best Care

We are dedicated to providing the highest quality of individualized healthcare for each of our residents. Our home-like settings promotes wellness and a sense of belonging.

  • 24 Hour skilled nursing care
  • Rehabilitation Therapies
  • Alzheimer/Dementia Care
  • Respite Care
  • Hospice Care
  • Daily Health Monitoring
  • Medication Administration
  • Special Diets
  • Wound & Fracture Care
  • Oxygen Therapy
  • Group & Individual activities
  • Personal hygiene assistance

Secure Enviroment

River Oaks has a secure environment where it’s staff is able to provide care for residents with additional needs due to:


  • Alzheimer Disease & Other Dementia’s
  • Confusion
  • Wandering
  • Memory Impairment

Respite Care Services

River Oaks also offers Respite Care Services. This service allows persons caring for a loved one at home to admit that individual to our facility for a period not to exceed 14 days. This permits caregivers to take a vacation or just have some personal time at home while knowing their loved one is receiving 24 hour care from knowledgeable and caring staff.

Other Services

  • Housekeeping/Laundry Services
  • Transportation Services
  • Individualized & Group Activities
  • Beauty/Barber Shop
  • Nail Care Services
  • Religious Services
  • Continuum of Care

For those residents who have assisted living needs and don’t need 24 hour skilled nursing services, River Oaks offers their sister facility, The Oaks, located right down the street.

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River Oaks Heath Care Center was physically constructed in 1964. It opened as a nursing facility in 1965.  In 1987 the 100 hall was added.  In 1995 the 500 hall was added. A number of private rooms became available with these additions. The facility added a rehab/physical therapy room in 2005, adding “rehabilitation” to the name.  Today the facility has 137 beds, including a skilled nursing hall, 4 dining rooms, PT room, and a special care unit.  River Oaks employs 110 staff members today. It is the premiere nursing center in Columbus, Texas.

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River Oaks

300 North Street, Columbus, TX. 78934

Tel: 979-732-2347

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Meet the Staff



    Pam Lemons RN

    Director Of Clinical Services