Devonport Extra Care

Devonport, Plymouth

A 42-unit Extra Care accommodation scheme for elderly residents, designed as an integral part of the regeneration of the Devonport community area.

LHC designed this high specification residential facility for Devon & Cornwall Housing. It provides for infirm and disabled occupants with full 24 hour professional care.

Service

Architecture

Sector

Residential, Care

Value

£5M

Completed

Spring 2011

The development provides self-contained flats ranged around an attractive integral courtyard, which allow tenants to continue to live independently, with a wide range of communal spaces and facilities which give residents a level of support appropriate to their changing needs.

Residents can choose to cook at home, or eat in the communal dining room. Hairdressers, visiting doctors and physiotherapists are also catered for with separate consulting rooms.  Also includes guest suite, hobby and activities room, lounge, laundry service, lift and full wheelchair access. There is accommodation within the scheme for employees who give housing support and nursing care, and for the manager and staff.

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