LOCATION:London and South East
ARCHITECT:Tooley & Foster
TYPE OF WORK:New Build
This unique alternative to a traditional care home provides 41 luxury extra care apartments for older people on the seafront in Herne Bay, Kent.
This ‘Scheme for Signature Senior Lifestyle’ is a fresh alternative to a traditional care home. As well as 41 high quality apartments providing care, nursing care and assisted living for both individuals and couples alike, Miramar also boasts a specialist dementia wing and communal facilities including an IT suite, residents lounge, television room, bistro café and restaurant.
Sea views, water features, sun terraces and soft landscaping are combined in a relaxing community garden. The building is designed to subtlety and sensitively help residents with dementia and other impairments, while enabling all users of the home to conduct their lives with dignity and as much independence as possible.
By incorporating progressive privacy into the design, the community were also part of the development, while maintaining the safety and security of residents.