The construction team at Mary Free Bed is now planning to fit out the new 5th floor of the addition, which will now include the skilled nursing facility so program floors can be closer together.
The new floor order is the following:
1st floor: Mary Free Bed parking and O&P Clinic
2nd floor: Mercy Health Saint Mary's parking
3rd floor: Spinal Cord Injury Program and general therapy patients
4th floor: Brain Injury & Stroke programs
5th floor: Skilled nursing facility
6th floor: Shelled space
Watch the latest Mary Free Bed Construction timelapse video from October 20 - November 18, 2013.
Things are moving along on Mary Free Bed's construction site. View recent images.
Our six-story expansion will allow enough space to encourage family participation in the recovery process as well as allowing for future growth. Destination locations for patients and families include a café, salon, rooftop terrace, library areas, chapel, social areas, and a movie local.
Other construction facts include:
Hundreds of local construction and renovation personnel are employed on the project
250-350 new Mary Free Bed positions will be created in skilled nursing, therapy, and related-health specialties
Growing inventory of specialized medical programs in west Michigan will be enhanced