PIONEERING DESIGN HELPS DEMENTIA SUFFERERS

…the latest thinking in dementia care.

Architecture, Design & Innovation

St Catherines View in Winchester opened in May 2012 – its design reflecting the latest thinking in dementia care.

The Colten Care home is set out in five house groups, each one catering for different levels of dementia and providing the right blend of calm and stimulation for each resident.

Thoughtful interior design is evident throughout, allowing the greatest possible independence for residents.  Colten Developments adopted the highest standards of building, fixtures and fittings throughout and Vicaima’s Classic Oak doors were integral to their design.  There are en-suite wet rooms in all bedrooms, and hydrotherapy spa baths in each of the five house groups.

A variety of themed rooms has also been carefully designed to inspire and stimulate residents.  They include a World Travel room where residents can reflect on where they have lived and travelled. There is also a Wildlife Hide room for viewing birds and other animals in…

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