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EachStep Blackley, Manchester

Project: EachStep Care Home

Employer: Community Integrated Care

Procurement Framework: Not applicable

Location: Blackley, Manchester

Value: £4.15m

Programme: 60 weeks

Works Description: EachStep Care Home at Blackley provides domiciliary care and short term respite service for 12 people, and 24-hour residential and nursing support for 48 people.

The project has been developed to deliver the best possible lifestyle for people with dementia and offers 60 accommodation units together with a range of specialist lighting, furnishings and assistive technologies to encourage the independence and comfort of the people it supports.

Works included the fit out of residents support facilities including activity and reminiscence areas, a gym, library and cinema screen for leisure and recreation; as well as domestic kitchens and laundry, so that residents can continue to take part in household tasks, should they wish.

To encourage community involvement and interaction with the service, the development includes a bistro and a hair and beauty salon that can be used by the residents and by members of the public. Expansive gardens have been planned specifically to meet the needs of, and be accessible to, people with dementia.

Group Delivery Company: Cruden Construction Ltd