The Whispering Heights Skilled Nursing Facility is comprised of 2 residential wings and a Community Senior Center. The facility is single story and designed to complement the surrounding residential neighborhood. The program included 42 private rooms, central dining, de-centralized gathering spaces, outdoor patio, reception, and a link to the existing hospital.
- Project Location: Rock Valley, Iowa
- Project Size: 31,000 SF
- Project Cost: $4.4 million
- Project Completion: 2009
Creekside and Countryside are two skilled nursing residence facilities designed for Hegg Memorial Health Center Avera as components of a campus master plan developed with Avant Architects, Inc. Creekside, Countryside together with the 7,750 SF Community Senior Center make up Whispering Heights. Both residences replaced an outdated long-term care facility.
Generous windows throughout provide light and views for residents and staff alike. Warm, rich wood tones create an inviting atmosphere. Each Residence facility has direct access to Hospital services on the Health Center Campus.