We are a recipient of the Laurel Way Award for customer and employee satisfaction, low employee turnover and active community involvement
A Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center
Conveniently located in Battle Creek on Bedford Road /state route M37, The Laurels of Bedford is a 123-bed skilled nursing center dedicated to both care and caring. Our team of professionals is committed to creating an environment that makes both our short-term and longer-term guests feel at home.
Our acclaimed short-term rehabilitation program offers physical, occupational and speech therapy sessions up to seven days a week. Therapists work with each rehab guest’s doctor to customize a program that is specific to his or her needs. And while they’re healing, our short-term guests can enjoy a choice menu and private suites with telephone, cable TV and other amenities. When guests are ready to go home, a therapist will perform a home evaluation to ensure that a safe and successful discharge.
We welcome and honor our long-term guests as well, considering them members of our ever-growing Laurel family. To us, caring means being a companion and treating each guest with the utmost dignity, respect and compassion. It’s what we call The Laurel Way of Caring, and we do it every day.
We provide a complete range of services for patients that are unable to return home after a hospitalization. Our programs provide a safe transition from hospital to home with a depth of services that typically can not be provided through home health care or by family members.Learn More
Extended and long-term care stays are appropriate for individuals that require greater levels of care and support than can be provided at home or within an independent living setting. Our guests typically need assistance with their daily activities due to physical and/or cognitive limitations.Learn More
Short-term respite stays offer a family or caregiver a short-term reprieve from the demands of around-the-clock care. Our twenty-four hour nursing care at our skilled nursing facilities assures that all medications are taken on time and any necessary medical treatments are provided.Learn More
Palliative care provides comprehensive symptom management along with guest and family support when cure-oriented treatment is no longer possible or desired. Within a palliative plan of care, emphasis is placed on guest comfort and emotional well-being.Learn More
You are sure to enjoy your fine dining experience with us. We are proud of our nutritious and appetizing meals serviced in a fine dining atmosphere. Our dining philosophy enables you to experience the service and selections you would expect in a nice restaurant.Learn More
We can bring joy to your life through companionship, activities, and laughter. We will establish an individualized activity program and you will receive a monthly calendar that features all of the scheduled events, times and locations so you can plan your activities in advance.Learn More
"I could hardly stand and after a few weeks of therapy I could feel my strength coming back. Many things made my recovery successful; nursing care was great, the meals were prepared perfect, and therapy was enjoyable. I would recommend The Laurels of Bedford to any of my family and friends.”
"It was very scary at first when placing my husband in a Skilled Nursing Facility. After a few days I knew I made the right choice the staff was very compassionate and he received excellent care."
Tim, Sherry & Pam
"Thank you for your help and kindness through everything our mother had to go through. Your visit to us in the hospital was more helpful than you can imagine. Your effort to come to us was very much appreciated."