A place to call home… Moving into a long term care setting can be a difficult and emotional decision for the entire family. You can expect that when you choose Dobie Road, our staff will work with you to provide an understanding of long term care and how our comprehensive and compassionate team approach ensures you or your loved one gets the attention and service they deserve. Dobie residents are provided care by some of the best geriatric physicians in the area, licensed nurses, certified nursing assistants and therapists who have the same goal – to help each resident develop to their maximum potential. Our stunning campus is home to nearly 200 long term care residents and is located only 2.5 miles off I-96 in Okemos, Michigan. Residents of Dobie Road are able to enjoy our beautiful grounds that include a ½ mile handicap accessible wellness trail, indoor atrium that includes an aviary and fish pond, lovely courtyards with café tables and umbrellas, delightful gardens, our exclusive indoor 20×30 warm water therapy pool, and even a greenhouse. Dobie Road has been named one of US News and World Report’s top nursing homes for 2014, 2015,2016,2017 & 2018;so you can be confident that when you choose Dobie, you are choosing the best for your loved one.

SOUTH RIDGE LONG TERM CARE     Welcome to Dobie Road’s South Ridge Community, part of our Long Term Care services. South Ridge is home to 76 residents and offers services that focus on continued health, safety and well-being. Distinctive programming is offered through Dobie’s therapeutic activities department and includes social outings, bingo, word games, movies, special guests, entertainment, gardening in the greenhouse and much more! Members of our South Ridge community can expect quality care from our devoted nurses and certified nursing assistants while enjoying a community setting designed to nurture creativity, independence and understanding. Meet our South Ridge Long Term Care Nursing Team

NORTH RIDGE SKILLED NURSING MEMORY CARE     Dobie offers the best in memory care for your loved one with special programming and security that includes our exclusive “Memory Lane”; an area for residents to relax and reminisce with beautiful views, a secure outdoor courtyard, calming colors and multiple “stations” that offer hands-on tasks for residents to engage with. Our dedicated nurses and certified nursing assistants receive continuous education on Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in order to better serve our elders. Dobie Road offers a wide choice of therapeutic activities specifically designed for our memory care residents that keep them active, involved, and engaged. Music, art, and pet therapies compliment the activity programs that include concerts, movies, bingo, word games, exercise and much more! Meet Our North Ridge Memory Care Nursing Team      


 View our memory care events calendar – North Ridge



Part of the Dobie Difference and what sets us apart is our restorative nursing department. Two restorative nurses and 4 restorative nursing assistants work to assist residents & patients preserve an optimum level of function and independence. The restorative team strives to minimize declines and reinforce therapy programs by providing individualized ambulation and range of motion, group exercise class and assistance with dining when needed. In addition, Dobie’s restorative team continuously reviews the safety needs of our patients and residents by monitoring and assessing equipment and devices, evaluating transfers and ambulation, and educating staff, loved ones, patients and residents on safety precautions.  

SOCIAL SERVICES The professional team of social workers at Dobie assists residents and families with the transition into long term care, and the continued education and support needed during all phases of a love one’s stay. Dobie’s social services team offers a variety of services to help residents achieve happiness, integrity and comfort.   -Meet our Long Term Care Social Services Team-

THERAPEUTIC ACTIVITIES   An extensive range of activities are available to keep residents as involved and active as they choose. Music, art, and pet therapy compliment activity programs that include concerts, movies, bingo, word games, pottery, gardening, painting, daily exercise class, cooking, and much, much more. A wheelchair accessible bus provided by our Foundation provides transportation for our residents to shopping, meal outings and other community events. Meet our LTC Therapeutic Activities Team-

DINING SERVICES Our Director of Dining Services and Registered Dietician, along with a seasoned culinary team, serve an outstanding array of choices for our residents on a daily basis. Dietary needs are evaluated for each individual resident and several levels of dining are available. Restorative dining is staffed with specially trained restorative nursing assistants that work one on one with residents who have eating and feeding challenges. All meals are prepared FRESH daily and we follow a liberalized meal pattern for resident satisfaction. It’s always a delicious day in Dobie Dining Services! Sample menu: Breakfast: Choice of Juices/Milks & Hot Beverages; Hot or Cold Cereal; Fried Egg, Bacon and Hash Browns. Lunch: Choice of Fried Chicken or Tuna Salad Plate; Mashed Potatoes/Gravy; Green Peas; Fruit Plate; Fresh Baked Cookie for dessert Dinner: Beef Fajita with Shredded Lettuce/Tomato and Spanish Rice or an Egg Salad Sandwich; and Ice Cream for dessert. Always Available Alternatives: Dobie’s signature Homemade Soup of the Day, Cottage Cheese, variety of Fresh Salads, Pudding, Sandwiches and a variety of Fresh Fruit. Beverages include: Juices, Milks, Sodas and Hot Beverages (Coffee/Tea/Hot Cocoa) -Meet Our Long Term Care Dining Services Team-