Woodward Hills Nursing Center

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39312 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
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February 25, 2019

By DKFrench

I am/was a resident of this facility

Admission Department: The Admission Department should consider the patients’ diagnoses when placing them in the same room. My roommate walked all of the time and I was unable to get any sleep. Nursing: The nurses were friendly, courteous and attentive. I don’t remember all of their names, but the most outstanding ones were Kaylass, Scott, Jerome, Kaylen, Tia and Daisy. Nursing Assistants: Some of the assistants were friendly and courteous, however they didn’t always respond in a timely manner. This could have been attributed to a staffing problem. The names of the outstanding ones were Shanira, Destiny and Vanna. Therapists: All of the therapists were friendly and helpful. Kitchen: The menu helpers were friendly and courteous and helpful with the menu. The food was good. Bathroom: My bathroom was hazardous and unsanitary. Water ran from under the toilet and black substance was on the floor behind the toilet. Maintenance was notified on numerous occasions and it still was not fixed when I left. I was admitted on 1/14/2019 and discharged on 2/6/2019.

March 05, 2018

By Heather jamison

I visited this facility

This is the only facility I would consider for a family member. If you are looking for really good rehab and kind staff Woodward Hills is the place!

February 13, 2018

By JVphotography

I am an employee

Woodward Hills provides an excellent, personable environment with great food with a wonderful chef. Great nurses and staff with a dedicated therapy team. Would highly recommend to family and friends.

February 13, 2018

By Cathy Elizabeth

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

My mom recently had an exceptional stay at Woodward Hills! From the moment we met with the Guest Registration staff, to meeting with the social worker planning her discharge home, our experience was amazing. My mom had a nasty fall which resulted in a head injury. The therapists were so accommodating and so understanding when working with her...she can be stubborn! But with persistence and lots of patience she did get the therapy she required to return to her home safely. Nursing was also very understanding of her pain and reached out to the doctors several times to make proper adjustments. My mom also enjoyed the meals from the "Bistro Menu" - a nice change from the usual fair!

January 31, 2018

By siljms

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

My brother in law was a patient at Woodward Hills Nursing Center. He was very weak, not eating and in general didn't want to do anything. The physician and dietician made changes to his diet and medications. His recovery was then jumped started. The therapy staff were wonderful. They knew his personality and was able to stimulate conversations which carried on each treatment. He also enjoyed the daily ice cream social. The nurses and assistants were delightful. In a few weeks he was doing so well, he discharged back home.

January 31, 2018

By Georgie12

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

I had my father at Woodward Hills, for one year. He received great care in a clean facility with excellent food. Compared to other facilities he was in Woodward Hills was exemplary. My mother in law is currently a resident, and our family is once again impressed with her care.

January 30, 2018

By tharnold

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

Recently my mother in law was admitted to Woodward Hills following a leg fracture. From the moment we arrived, the staff gave her a warm welcome and made her feel at home. She had a beautiful room looking out into the woods where she enjoyed watching the wildlife. She often delays going to the doctor, let alone being inpatient at a facility, but the staffs warm attitude and accommodations made her feel at home. Our family is so thankful for the wonderful care she received from all the staff. Her therapy was top notch and allowed her to return home with the independence that means so much to her. Although she continued to have a leg immobilizer, the therapy staff worked diligently with her to create a plan to allow her mobility, while continuing to heal. Upon discharge, she stated that she was going to miss all the wonderful meals she had. She continues to speak fondly of the staff members who provided her care and thankfully her recent follow up appointment showed the fracture to be completely healed. We are very thankful to all that the Woodward Hills team did to help along her recovery. Keep doing what you do because you are making a difference every day.

January 30, 2018

By Mae H

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

My dad was in Woodward Hills after his heart surgery this summer and even though he didn't want to be there, that was the best thing for him. His doctor was exceptional as was the rest of the staff. The therapists had him walking all over the place & he was able to go home and is doing very well. Thank you all for such a warm & welcoming stay!

January 23, 2018

By Sean in Birmingham

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

My father was just discharged from Woodward Hills and I can't speak highly enough about the nurses, therapists, food service team and even housekeeping staff that catered to his every wish. He was incredibly pampered during his stay. Everyone was extremely courteous and thoughtful. They even had a concierge in the lobby that quickly new me by name from visiting so frequently. I would give this facility two thumbs up. My only complaint is that our cooking at home won't be able to compete with the 5-star food he was use to getting every day!

November 10, 2017

By Sharbear2102

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

I recently had my mother in this facility and she absolutely loved it! The therapists were very friendly and patient with my mom (who at times can be stubborn). She said the food was good and the staff was pleasant to work with. I would defiantly recommend this facility to others!

August 21, 2017

By JPSarge

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

WH came recommended by a couple friends so when we were looking for a facility for our Mom, we brought her there and had a very positive experience so when, 15 months later, she again had a hospital stay, WH was our first choice. The first day we knew it was a mistake and everyday since has only reinforced it. I would never recommend it to anyone again. Their therapy is decent but they do not keep the family apprised of progress nor do they really seem interested in finding out much from the family. I received one call the day after she arrived but nothing since. Very dissatisfied.

May 01, 2017

By Previous Patient

I am/was a resident of this facility

I was a patient at Woodward Hills for a month for rehab services. The physical therapists and occupational therapists are wonderful, I received therapy seven days per week and progressed beyond what I expected in a short amount of time. The facility is grossly understaffed with nurses and CENA personnel. I was on a bed pan for some of the time and would wait for up to 45 minutes before after putting on the call light for anyone to come. Some of the the nursing assistants had a very poor attitude toward patients and audibly grumbled when they had to assist with the bed pan. No one wants to be in the position of being totally dependent on others for care and kindess and patience would go a long way in making residents feel as it they are not a burden. I would not recommend this facility to anyone for the nursing care, however, the therapy was wonderful.

April 12, 2017

By mad black woman

I visited this facility

This place is a place that you should never want your family member to go to the nurses there are just lazy they only help when the family member say something close this one down or do what your payed to do

March 29, 2017

By Tim402865

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

My mother-in-law is at Woodward Hills Nursing Center now. We really like it. She’s happy there and getting along well. She likes the caretakers and nurses. They converse with her, help her, and answer her questions. When she buzzes the nurse’s bell, they respond within 15 minutes or so, so it’s good there. She likes the food. It’s very clean, so we’re having a good experience there, as well. It’s on the expensive side at $8,000 a month including rent and all the added expenses that she needs, like skilled nursing care. She has incontinence and needs oxygen, so that’s extra. It isn’t cheap but as long as my mother-in-law is happy, that’s where we’re going to stay because we want the best for her. It is in our area, so the family can visit. They have Scrabble, local musicians playing once a week, and free ice cream every day, at which all the people line up and they talk to each other and meet. They have movies at night and sing-alongs. She has some activities that she participates in and when we visit, they have games that we can do with her.

February 21, 2017

By Family of 8

I am a friend or relative of a current/past resident

My Mother was in for rehab transferred sent from Troy Beaumont Hospital after 10 days in hospital. The room was not cleaned regularly, she ended up with a broken finger from a staff member, a UTI that ended up putting her back in the hospital, also $70.00 was taken from her personal belongings. I called to report all of the above and received no responds!

November 19, 2014

By Sheree55

I am a friend or relative of resident

My friend was here and she would call and call for help and nobody would come. They discharged her too soon and she went to ICU two weeks later. Terrible.

April 10, 2014

By Truthful Daughter

I am a friend or relative of resident

My mom was in Woodward Hills for about 12 weeks. She was there for rehab to help her recover from leg surgery. During these weeks, our family met with administration as concerns arose. Some concerns were addressed; many were not. Our first experience was when my mom, who never had incontinence issues at any time, including after her surgery was put in a diaper. She was mortified, as were we, but that was the solution to not having adequate staff to take her to the bathroom on a regular basis. She often hit her call button, a staff member would come and turn it off (without taking her to the bathroom) and would say they would be right back. They would not come back, so she would call again, and again it would repeat itself. So for one time she may have needed to go to the bathroom, she may have to ring 3-4 times over a 45 minute period, never having her original need met. The nursing home is trying to meet their standard for response time for their reports, but in fact, these numbers are falsified with this type of practice. So, my mom remained in a diaper for much of her time there, strictly for convenience of staff. Our family experienced many 45 minute waits, despite our pleas to staff and pacing in front of the nurse's station. Although some staff members, particularly in the therapy department were competent and caring, they were understaffed for the amount of care that is needed for the patients WWH accepts. My mom was not given a shower in the entire time she was in the facility despite our requests, as it would have taken time to protect her leg, etc. We asked for linens and changed the bed ourselves when her bed was not changed for days at a time. Bathrooms and pantry areas were dirty. Used patient trays full of food were stacked high next to the place where patient water cups are prepared. The medical staff was not proactive in my mom's care. She became dehydrated and very mentally confused. We suggested the possibility of a urinary tract infection, but it was days before testing and medication was actually done. She fell 4 times due to mental confusion from the UTI , thinking she could handle her leg brace independently, which she could not. Luckily, she was not injured in these falls. It was not until she fell 4 times that the alarm we requested after the first fall was finally used. Staff members did not know how to work the brace on her leg, so each time it had to be adjusted or taken on or off it was a struggle. When I spoke to administration about our concern, I was told they could not be expected to know how to work all the braces. So where does that leave the patient?? We began to watch her medication given very closely, and found that we had to often remind staff of what medication was due when, especially in her final weeks. Blatant mistakes were made in dosage, frequency and forms of medication, particularly during the night shift. She progressively became more and more dehydrated and lost a great deal of weight. In her last weeks, our family had to be ahead of every situation as there appeared to be very little plans or concern about preparing for my mom's passing. As far as many staff members and administration was concerned, it was just another day, when we could have used some encouragement or support in the final days before hospice came in. I waited about a month after my mom died to clarify my thoughts about these events without the emotion of losing my mom. My purpose in meeting with administration was to provide some concrete suggestions on how to improve some of the areas mentioned above which would not require money taken out of their bottom line since it is a for-profit facility. I was told I would have a written response to my concerns, and they were so grateful for my comments and time. However, no written response was received after waiting over a month which is why I have turned to the internet. The only communication received was a bill sent to my mom's house, addressed to her, although she has passed. Our original check was responsibly paid the day we moved out my mom's belongings but sat in a drawer in the business office for 6 weeks with no communication to us regarding it. My hope is that someone from WWH may read this, and begin to address the dignity of the patients in their care and work to provide the excellence in medical care that is described in their brochures. Perhaps if changes are made, WWH could be a premier facility for our loved ones. However, until that happens, I would not recommend this facility unless you are relatively young, and need only physical therapy care for a short stay. My mom and many others who have come and gone from WWH deserve better care and advocates who continue to work towards this care.

September 16, 2013

By Sirlawman

I am a friend or relative of resident

Loud chaotic atmosphere during the day and ghostlike at night, it's hard to get anyone to help you.

August 20, 2013

By Grammy Vicki

I am/was a resident of this facility

I was just recently a patient at Woodward Hills Nursing Center...and I couldn't have come away more pleased. Prior to my hip surgery, my physician indicated that I would probably need to go to a rehab facility following my procedure. Initially I was reluctant, but after touring several facilities...Woodward Hills immediately stood out amongst the rest. The building and grounds are beautiful. I had a room that lead out to a tranquil courtyard full of flowers. Most importantly though, the level of care I received from all of the nurses, therapists, and physicians was top notch. I thought I was going to need to be there for at least 3 weeks, but I ended up making such great progress that I was able to go home in less time than that. Thanks to everyone at Woodward Hills, I'm walking at home with no pain or discomfort. I highly recommend this facility to anyone needing rehabilitation.

August 16, 2013

By M_r1234

I am a friend or relative of resident

Woodward Hills is by far the best nursing center that I have visited. My mom was a patient there for the rehab and I cannot say enough good things about their therapy department. They genuinely cared for my mom and wanted her to get well and go back home. My mom loved the food there, they always have some kind of sweet desert available for her. Everyone was so friendly there and I will tell all of my friends and family members about the wonderful care at Woodward Hills!

May 25, 2013

By Fab engineer

I visited this facility

Wow, I can say the building and grounds are lovely. The therapists and nurses are for the most part excellent. The nurses try very hard but the management arranges the nursing assignments in a very disorganized way. A nurse from one hallway may have a hand full of patients on different hallways! This results in those patients not having proper care or supervision and it is really abusive to the nurses that are running literally non-stop to cover their assignments. It seems to me that the people in the offices don't care, it's all about numbers and money but not the care of the patient or the sanity and support of the staff. I heard the director of nursing scream at nurses to answer lights and saw how shaken the nurses were as they tried frantically to cover two or more hallways. This is not by any means the fault of the nurses but clearly the fault of those in charge. It seems they are out of touch. My mother is improving, thank goodness I am able to spend several hours each day with her to insure she is safe. Once again I want to say that although the facility is pretty, the owners and management don't seem to understand how hard their staff works and the very adverse conditions they work under are because of the managements decisions to divide patients among nurses that are already overworked and stressed. I wish the management would listen to family members such as me and understand the basis of good care starts with a staff that are not abused.

November 14, 2011

By Social Worker # 1

I visited this facility

I visited Woodward Hills Rehabilitation and Nursing facility in December, 2010. In general, I thought that Woodward Hills Rehabilitation and Nursing facility was an excellent choice for someone that is looking for a placement for a friend or family member. Woodward Hills Rehabilitation and Nursing facility is beautiful both interior and exterior and an excellent choice for placement for a friend or family member. It is just simply gorgeous and breathe taking with a picture look. The grounds of the facility are beautiful and very well maintained and coordinated. The common areas are also beautiful and the surrounding neighborhood is beautiful and has picture perfect views all around it. The common areas are surrounded by acres of land, flowers and greenery for miles and the view is just breath taking. The entire facility also has a picture perfect view both interior and exterior. The facility is huge but it is just gorgeous and so beautiful that it looks like a picture you can imagine the beauty of this facility. The resident's rooms are picture perfect with all matching décor in fuchsia, royal blue, and cranberry with a touch of white, and turquoise blended in the; bedspreads, carpet, wallpaper, walls, and sofas in the patients rooms. Woodward Hills Rehabilitation and Nursing facility just looks so unreal it is so very tasteful to the eye. The food looked gourmet and delicatessen style as if it was ordered by a famous gourmet restaurant. The residents were happy, interacting, and socializing with one another. The residents conveyed to me that it was a lovely place to live and to visit. The facility did not smell and had automatic room deodorizers that automatically release a beautiful scent throughout the entire facility. The staff and management of the facility are very nice, very professional, and very team, task, oriented in their job duties and performance. I think the residents receive excellent and professional care there. The staff was always in sight and asking the residents if he/she needed anything. While I was there, I noticed that the staff, management and the residents all communicated very well together and that the staff and management treated the residents like family. I would give Woodward Hills a five star rating for their excellence and expertise in patient care. Overall, Woodward Hills Rehabilitation and Nursing facility is an excellent choice for someone that is looking for an elegant, sophisticated, picture perfect view and picture perfect look for a friend or family member. I would recommend it to everyone, anyone, and for people over 50 because I know that they would do well there and I know that they would like it there.

September 30, 2011

By lanneberg

I am a friend or relative of a resident

My grandmother was in this Michigan facility when she was in her late nineties. She passed away while staying there, from congestive heart failure. The staff at the facility was quite kind and caring. She needed help with bathing and eating and they did a good job. It is hard to have a relative in such a facility, especially when they are losing their memory. The main improvement that I could suggest is that they could call the family more promptly when the patient's condition changes. The facility had a good feeling, nice food for the patient, and a good atmosphere. The best part was the view to the outside from her room. Her room overlooked a nice garden area, and it was really uplifting. It seemed that most rooms at this facility had this same good view. This inspiring view had trees and a small stream, which were both soothing.

August 02, 2011

By KRK188

I am a friend or relative of a resident

Beautiful building,furnishings but unfortunately it doesn't make up for staff {not enough}, or unattentive care. The rehab was poor,we have done better since my parent has come home.NOT RECOMMENDED!
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  • Ownership Type: For Profit Partnership
  • Date Certified: 10/01/2020


  • Resident Capacity: 190
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