The $13 million project, which broke ground in April of 2014, will have a great impact on Hollenbeck. Phase One of the project included doubling our existing nurses’ station and incorporating numerous technologies and advancements. Currently in Phase Two, we are enlarging and updating the existing Director of Nursing’s office and several surrounding suites including business offices, doctors’ offices, social services offices and a number of storage and supply rooms. This phase of the campus enhancement will also include unveiling a new and relocated beauty salon. The grand front entrance is being relocated and constructed in the middle of the existing building and a new, completely updated entrance with a raised façade, enlarged lobby and elegant sculpture will greet residents and visitors.
Phase Three will be the demolition of the West Wing wall of our Skilled Nursing Facility which is slated to begin in March . Although various construction and regulatory delays had arisen, Hollenbeck Palms’ management firmly recommended and received approval to begin the above-mentioned demolition prior to completion of the second phase. This is a huge benefit to the project which will recapture a very significant amount of lost time.