New dementia care home for Coventry

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

Charnwood House, a specialist dementia care home in Coventry, was officially opened in September. Built as a partnership project between three organisations, Methodist Homes for the Aged, (MHA), Coventry City Council and Coventry Teaching Primary Care Trust, Charnwood House has three separate wings each accommodating 15 older people with dementia. The home also incorporates a 12 bed intermediate care wing, which will offer short term rehabilitative care, improving people¹s ability to regain a degree of independence and to access support services. MHA Care Group will manage all services. The £2.6m project includes all MHA¹s usual specialist design features for dementia care and was completed four weeks ahead of schedule by South Wales based specialist healthcare contractor Castleoak Construction, who provided all the furniture, fittings and equipment in a complete turnkey package. A particular feature of the interior design was the carefully coded selection of colours to assist residents with dementia with

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