The Practice has extensive expertise working with a wide range of public and private sector clients over the last 40 years, developing new models of Homes for: Care, Extra Care, Nursing, Respite, Dementia, ESMI and EMI, and secure accommodation for those with cognitive impairments.
We are members of The Housing Learning and Improvement Network (Housing LIN), the leading 'knowledge hub' for a growing network of housing, health and social care professionals in England involved in planning, commissioning, designing, funding, building and managing Housing with Care for older people.
Please click on this link - sustainmagazine.com/taking-care-of-passivhaus to read an article on 'Passivhaus in Care Homes' written by our Associate and Certified Passivhaus Designer, Peter Ranken and published by Sustain' Magazine. The high comfort levels and low fuel bills associated with Passivhaus Design particularly benefit elderly people in Sheltered and Care accommodation. With fossil fuel prices rising, and pension returns uncertain, the Passivhaus approach is ideal for Care Homes, Extra Care Developments and Care Villages.
A SELECTION OF CURRENT SCHEMES:
10 Supported Housing units and 5 houses, for people with Mental and Physical disabilities in West Sussex, for Saxon Weald.
18 units of accommodation for people with Mental and Physical disabilities, with accommodation for Support staff, in West Sussex, for Saxon Weald.
20 units in Amersham for residents with Mental Health issues for Hightown Praetorian & Churches HA.
19 units of High Dependency Support for residents with Learning Difficulties for Saxon Weald.
64 bed Care Home in Tunbridge Wells.
3 schemes for Bucks CC to reprovide accommodation for residents with Learning Difficulties.
A Respite & Care scheme in Southend for Genesis, providing 19 Supported Housing units and 3 Supported Housing & Respite units.
64 bed Care Home for Outlook Care, in Colchester.
45 bed Care Home in Ramsey, Suffolk, for Nickel Estates Limited.
45 Care beds and 20 Extra Care flats in Shirley for MHA.
14 Supported Living flats and communal facilities for residents with Mental Health issues in High Wycombe for Hightown Praetorian & Churches HA. Includes the conversion of an existing Listed Public House.
70 bed Dementia Care Home for European Care in Nutley.
65 bed Extra Care scheme in Weybridge for Anchor.
93 Extra Care apartments in West Oxfordshire.
44 Extra Care apartments in the Cotswolds.
45 Extra Care apartments and 10 Supported Housing units, in West Sussex.
20 Extra Care flats and 45 Care Beds in Shirley for MHA.
50 bed Extra Care scheme in Sittingbourne.
57 bed Extra Care scheme in St.Albans.
30 bed Extra Care and Support scheme in Worthing.
A SELECTION OF COMPLETED PROJECTS:
47 bed Care Home for MHA, and refurbishment of the existing Home into 14 Extra Care apartments, in Harwich.
21, one & two bed flats for residents with Learning Difficulties in LB of Newham.
A residential development for Hightown Praetorian & Churches HA, for residents with Mental Health issues comprising 16 one bed flats and 6 residential bedsits, in Princes Risborough.
20 bed extension to existing Care Home for MHA, with major refurbishment of the existing Home, in Wembley.
19 flats for residents with long term Mental Health issues in Forest Gate for Genesis.
8 bed Registered Care Home in High Wycombe, for Hightown Praetorian & Churches HA, as part of the wider reprovision of Mental Health services for Bucks County Council.
Foyer accommodation for Swan Housing Group for the rehabilitation of young people.
Residential Care re-development in Bicknacre, Chelmsford incorporating 41 new flats and bungalows for Springboard Housing Association / Genesis.
10 bedroom extension to a Dementia Care Home for MHA in Letchworth.
75 Care beds for European Care in Gillingham, Dorset.
18 flats for Hightown Praetorian & Churches HA for residents with Mental Health issues, in Aylesbury.
62 bed Care Home for MHA and The Ibbett Trust, in Bedford.
64 bed Nursing Home for European Care, procured through Modern Methods of Construction (MMC), near Chelmsford.
140 bed Nursing Home at Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, procured through Modern Methods of Construction (MMC).
23 Care units and 66 Care beds for MHA in Hitchin.
2, forty bed specialist dementia units for Coventry Council, in partnership with Anchor Trust.
57 Extra Care units for Saxon Weald, in Horsham.
4 flat extension to an existing Sheltered Housing scheme, for Christian Action HA, in Walthamstow.
54, one & two bed Extra Care apartments with extensive communal facilities for Saxon Weald, in Worthing.
22, one & two bed Extra Care apartments for MHA and The Ibbett Trust, in Bedford.
33, one & two bed Extra Care apartments for Saxon Weald, with associated Day Centre and flats for Special Needs residents, in Southampton.
Retirement complex for MHA at Wallington, providing Specialist Dementia Care, Care, Extra Care and Private Care flats; constructed over six phases.
Large extension to existing Nursing Home for Signature Senior Lifestyle, in Herne Bay.
40, one & two bed Extra Care flats for Willow Housing and Care, in Kingsbury, NW London.
Part funded by the DOH, 40, one & two bed Extra Care apartments with 10 shared equity flats; with extensive communal facilities, in West Sussex.
29, one & two bed Sheltered Housing Extra Care apartments for Housing Solutions in Maidenhead.
Finalist - Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2013 - 'Care Home Regeneration'.
Regional Finalist - Civic Trust Awards 2012.
Finalist - Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2011 - 'Independent Living'.
Finalist - LABC East Anglia Building Excellence Awards 2011 - 'Social Housing'.
Winner - Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2010 - 'Elderly Care (Less than 60 beds)'.
Finalist - Housing Design Awards 2010 - 'Best Development for Housing our Ageing Population'.
Excellence in Roofing Award 2010.
Daily Mail UK Property Award 2009 - 'Retirement Housing'.
Published by Reading Council in 2009 within their 'Ageing Policy' as an example of Best Practice in the sector.
Finalist - Pinders Healthcare Design Awards 2008 - Independent Living.
Your New Home Award 2006 - Best Assisted Living Development.
RSAS Architectural Award in Design of Dementia Care 1996.
AIB Care Home Design Awards 1991 and 1994.