The Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital Expansion and Renovation Groundbreaking Ceremony was held on April 9, 2013. Over 250 guests attended this historic event, which included comments from Mary Free Bed CEO Kent Riddle, Mary Free Bed Guild President Shelley Mishler, Michigan Director of Community Health Jim Haveman, and Susan Ford Bales.
Watch the latest Mary Free Bed Construction timelapse video from October 20 - November 18, 2013.
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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