An £8.2million Extra Care housing development in Newton Abbot, Devon. The new development, on part of the old hospital site in the town centre, provides 50 self contained flats, ten of which are specifically for people with dementia. The scheme will meet the care needs of people over 55.
The scheme has been developed in partnership with Teignbridge District Council, Aster Housing Group and Galliford Try Partnerships. Of the 50 flats, 28 are one bed, and 22 are two bed. Six flats have been sold on the open market and eight flats are available for low cost home ownership. The remaining 36 are affordable rent, including all those designed for residents with dementia.
The development also provides comfortable and attractive communal areas including a dining room, lounge, activity rooms, hair salon, beauty treatment room and landscaped gardens.