Plans continue to take shape for changes planned for Pheasant Ridge Care Center, the former Tama County Home located north of Toledo.
Terry Johnson, CEO?of Genesis Development, which leases the facility, told The Chronicle two group homes to be eestabished in the Tama-Toledo area are awaiting comleltion of negotiations for the properties. Genesis prefers to lease from private investors.
When complete, occupancy at Pheasant Ridge will be reduced from the current level of 25 to 15.
Pheasant Rdige Care Facility located three miles north of Toledo is shown on Saturday, June 22. When two new group homes open in town, residential numbers at Pheasant Ridge will be reduced from 25 to 15.
A planned day program is expected to have space ready for occupancy on Aug. 1, Johnson said.