Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital has taken the first steps in moving its rehabilitation services out of the and into the former Blockbuster location across the street.
The move to the other side of Biddle and Eureka is expected to be completed early next year, spokeswoman Stephanie Scheer said.
The hospital’s new Physical Rehab Services Center will offer more parking and easier ground-floor access for patients, Scheer said. It currently is on the third floor of the bank building.
The center is staffed with therapists who specialize in a number of services, including speech, sports and massage therapy.
Wyandotte Patch . Since that time, hospital staffers have hung banners outside of the building, announcing the relocation to the community.
The hospital is moving out of the bank building because city officials
Currently, Chase occupies the first floor of the building and the hospital occupies the third and fourth floors.
The proposal has Chase staying on the first floor, but possibly only occupying half of the 11,000-square-foot space. The hospital will move out, allowing City Hall to occupy the remaining 3 1/2 floors.
The hospital’s orthopedic unit is still searching for a spot to relocate to, but intends to remain in Wyandotte, City Administrator Todd Drysdale said.