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Catherine's Place

senior care living community

The Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas is an international community of women religious vowed to serve people who suffer from poverty, sickness and lack of education with a special concern for women and children. The Institute is comprised of six Communities with more than 4,200 sisters following the example of Mercy foundress, Catherine McAuley.

Services: Owner's Representation, Project Management, Construction Delivery Methods

Proving effective construction management is an invaluable cost-guarding tool

The sisters living at the McAuley Center in Farmington Hills desired a long-term plan for their aging members. Plante Moran Living Forward™ (PMLF) helped them review all their options including the feasibility of renovating a facility and applying for 37 licensed beds with the state of Michigan. The State approved the certificate of need and the sisters needed to begin renovations which would bring the facility to code within three years.

Plante Moran Living Forward was engaged as owner’s representative to help the sisters ensure the project began on time and met the needs of their community, as well requirements by the State. PMLF identified a design/build plan which gave them the best opportunity to accomplish their objectives.

The newly renovated space called Catherine’s Place was designed with finishes throughout to create more of a hospitality influence and less of an institutionalized feel. Highlights of the project include: ADA compliant bedrooms and bathing facilities, centralized nurse’s station with ample storage for charts/supplies, medication room, a full-service kitchen, an informal kitchenette, a formal dining area, and common areas.

Project Overview

Farmington Hills, Michigan

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Get in touch with us and we can provide you with more information or a no-cost initial consultation. We strive to help save you time and money while increasing the value of your next project.

Plante Moran Living Forward

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