Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Geriatric Medical Unit
ClientMercy Health Saint Mary's
LocationGrand Rapids, MI
Scale27,500 square feet
32 beds on remodeled third floor of the Lacks Cancer Center – Geriatric Focused Unit. Offers elder-friendly features, such as no-skid flat floors, no-glare surfaces, specialized lighting, around-the-room handrails, and a chair with heat and massage. Intended for patients who are age 65 and older, admitted for non-surgical medical needs, such as pneumonia, sepsis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, acute renal failure, and altered mental status, particularly those who also need aid with the tasks of daily living.