Canterbury Healthcare Facility in Phenix City has plans to undergo a total makeover.
The nursing home, built in 1982, will receive $2.5 million worth of renovations, expected to be completed in a year.
In the end, residents should expect to see bigger private rooms, public areas and a new therapy gym, officials said. All beds, windows, furniture and more will be replaced. The facility will have three distinct units for long-term care, short-term rehabilitation and dementia and Alzheimer's disease patients.
"If you can see it now, you probably won't see it when you come back," said Jimmie Manning, vice president of purchasing and property management at Diversicare. Diversicare owns Canterbury and 49 other facilities throughout the southeast.
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Residents will be moved to different areas as each unit is renovated.
Construction is expected to begin next week.
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