Dedicated to Improving Lives
3860 Dobie Road, Okemos, Michigan 48864
In 2019, we are pleased to announce our 175th anniversary. To highlight this accomplishment, we thought you may want to learn a little about our organization.
On January 9, 1844 Ingham County purchased 80 acres of farm land for $400.00 to begin taking care of its residents (in what is now Ingham County Medical Care Facility). This original 80 acres was located near the intersection of Okemos & Holt roads in Alaiedon Township (Mason).
A second purchase of 120 acres was made in 1878, moving the Facility to land in Okemos where our current building sits here on Dobie Road. The 1878 building was replaced in the 1920’s with the current Carriage Lane apartments; Ingham County Medical Care Facility built and moved into our current building in 1978.
April 2006 brought the addition of our current 32-bed rehabilitation services wing and in 2011 we added our warm water therapy pool. In 2012 “Memory Lane” was built, allowing more space for our residents with Dementia, and 2015 saw the addition of our Outpatient Therapy Clinic.
2019 will also see the completion of Dobie’s most recent addition. A resort like setting with 48 private rooms designed specifically to provide complex short-term rehabilitation and high acuity care services along with a bistro, spa, new Outpatient Therapy Clinic with 24/7 senior fitness opportunities and a community room for senior wellness programs.
We are thankful for everyone in the community for their support as we continue our mission to be
“Dedicated to Improving Lives”
Why Choose Dobie Road?
Our Delicious Dining
Dobie Road is dedicated to providing pleasing, healthy meals which provide nutrition and enjoyment. Our menu is designed and maintained by our Director and Registered Dietitian in accordance with guidelines from the American Diabetes Association, American Dietetic Association and the American Heart Association. All meals are prepared fresh daily and we follow a liberalized meal pattern for your satisfaction. During your stay, our clinical dietitian will be monitoring your nutritional status to ensure an optimum recovery. It’s always a delicious day in dining services at Dobie!
A Wide Variety of Amenities
Dobie Road offers in-patient rehabilitation, outpatient therapy, memory care, and skilled nursing as its fundamental services. Additional amenities that make Dobie special include our warm water therapy pool, the beauty/barber shop, a bird aviary and fish pond, Treasures gift shop, the greenhouse, beautiful gardens and courtyards and many areas available for parties and gatherings.
Specially Trained Staff
Members of Team Dobie have dedicated their lives to serving the seniors and mature adults of our community since 1844. We provide monthly educational in-services for our staff to ensure they receive the most current Dobie employs over 300 people to ensure our residents and patients get the premier care that they deserve.
Specialized Memory Care
Dobie’s North Ridge memory care community is dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. We focus on the well-being of our elders and their families and assist them in meeting the challenges of memory and life-style changes.
Our care providers are specially trained and offer personalized, compassionate care. North Ridge elders enjoy a wide selection of indoor and outdoor activity areas and common spaces along ‘Memory Lane’
Dobie Road is proud to offer aquatic therapy in our exclusive on-site warm water therapy pool. Our 30X20’ pool is kept at a balmy 92-94 degrees to optimize comfort, lessen pain and decrease stiffness. A specially designed lift is available for those who cannot manage steps and patients can optimize their recovery on our cutting edge Hydroworx X80 underwater treadmill.
The Foundation in support of the Ingham County Medical Care Facility was established in 2002 to enhance and improve the quality of life and environment for the residents, staff, families and volunteers of Dobie Road. With rising costs and funding cutbacks, the Foundation plays an important role in providing enhancements and life-enriching opportunities for those entrusted to our care. Please click on the Foundation logo above to learn more!
We’re proud to share these testimonials!