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Heather Hills Retirement Village

1055 Forest Hill Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546-3626
(616) 942-1990
Fax: (616) 942-8658
Services Offered:
Independent Living
  • Independent Living
  • Independent Living
  • Eligibility
    The Heather Hills community is the best in West Michigan. Why??? Quality in Amenities! Quality in Service! Quality in Life! For over 30 years Heather Hills has been the leader in retirement living. Situated on 20 beautifully manicured acres, Heather Hills is a rental community that offers completely independent senior living and all levels of care to our residents. Choose the safe, secure and gracious lifestyle at Heather Hills. We have all of the amenities of home, without the expense and maintenance associated with ownership. Please note there is no “buy in” fee!
    All genders welcome
    Care Options
    Licensed nursing care provided 24 hours a day
    Physician care by routine visit
    Personal Assistance
    Activities of Daily Living (ADLs)
    Foot care
    Sitting, standing, walking, and getting in and out of bed
    Medication management
    Care Services
    Massage therapy
    Occupational therapy
    Physical therapy
    Restorative therapy
    Speech therapy
    Support groups for patients
    Support groups for families and caregivers
    Residents may contract with an outside agency to bring in services
    Behavioral Support Offered for Residents Who...
    Become disoriented
    Need prompting for their personal care
    Diabetes Management Care
    Oral medication
    Self-administered insulin injection
    Staff-administered insulin injection
    Health Condition Care
    Bariatric needs
    Breathing support requiring oxygen
    Broken bones
    Colostomy/urostomy care needs
    Developmental disabilities
    Emphysema or other lung diseases
    Heart disease or heart failure
    Incontinence and bladder management
    Memory loss
    Monitored intake of foods and liquids
    Multiple sclerosis
    Parkinson's disease
    Tendency to fall
    Wound treatment
    Staff certifications and training:
    Heather Hills is staffed with an RN and CNA's 24 hours a day. They complete all annual continuing education classes and must meet the high standards that Heather Hills requires.
    Memory Care
    Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Provided
    Stages of Alzheimer's Progression Accepted
    Stage 1: no impairment
    Stage 2: very mild decline
    Stage 3: mild decline
    Stage 4: moderate decline
    Stage 5: moderate, mid-stage
    Services for Alzheimer's or Dementia Residents
    Family members able to join at mealtime
    Family members able to participate in care plan
    Regular assessments by interdisciplinary staff
    Environment that is easy to navigate
    Daily planned recreational and social activities
    Activities tailored to residents' abilities
    Diminished abilities or stage of disease that would result in a transfer or discharge:
    Increasing harmful behavior to self or others
    Special care programs offered for Alzheimer's and Dementia residents:
    We offer an Assist with Living package that includes medication management, cueing and help with all activities of daily living.
    Short Term and Temporary Stay Options
    Respite care
    Rehabilitation care
    Pet Types Allowed
    Smoking accommodations are provided
    Residents may bring their own furniture
    Security Features
    24 hour controlled access
    24 hour up and awake night staff
    Emergency in-room call system
    Fire sprinkler system
    Security staff on premises
    New staff subject to criminal background check
    Transportation and Parking Options
    Transportation provided by facility
    Resident parking
    Guest parking
    Room Amenities
    Air conditioning
    Cable hook up
    Full-service kitchen
    Climate control or thermostat
    Private courtyard or patio
    Private telephone line
    Wheel-in shower
    Walk-in shower
    Wheelchair access
    Washer/dryer hook-up
    Opened in:
    Number of residents: 171
    Dietary Options
    Gluten-free meals
    Low sodium meals
    Low sugar diet and meals
    Vegetarian meals
    Meals Provided
    Dining Styles
    Restaurant style
    Family style
    Room service as needed
    On-Site Services
    Activity director
    Beautician and/or barber
    Clubhouse or meeting rooms
    Computer and internet access
    Designated family visiting area
    Gym and/or fitness center
    Guest dining
    Guest lodging
    Laundry room(s)
    Laundry service
    Maintenance director
    Billiards or pool room
    TV, media room, or theater
    Other recreational activities:
    bible study, Alzheimer's Support Group, grief support groups, non-denominational church services
    This facility caters to:
    Seniors who appreciate a gracious lifestyle, stimulating activities and a social atmosphere.
    Payment Sources Accepted
    Long term care insurance
    Private funds
    Damage or security deposit required
    Additional personal assistance fee required
    Nursing care fee required
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