All Hallows plans new day care centre

Posted on March 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

All Hallows Hospital is to invest £550,000 in the extension of its day care facilities, to increase its provision of day care services for the rural community in and around Ditchingham, on the Norfolk/Suffolk border. The expansion means that up to 22 elderly or frail patients will have seven-days-a-week access to a range of day care services ­ the existing centre currently caters for 10-12 people each day. Work begins on the project in April, with completion due early next year. Architectural advisor Paul Newbould has designed the new facility in keeping with the Hospital¹s existing 19th Century structure. “All Hallows is a beautiful cottage hospital style building, set in traditional, well-established country gardens that are a joy for anyone who visits them,” Mr Newbould said. “The new building will occupy around one acre of the hospital¹s four-acre gardens, and while it was important to retain that traditional character in the new building ­ we also wanted to create the effect of bringing the garden i

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