Otterbourne Hill

Winchester

The design and construction of a pioneering Shared Care Development for BrendonCare Foundation.

Unique to the UK, this ground-breaking project has improved the lives of people with dementia and their families by providing a full range of integrated, personalised and flexible dementia care and services.

  • Client:

    BrendonCare Foundation

  • Architect:

    Hunters

  • Units:

    84

  • Programme:

    86 weeks

Built to BREEAM Excellent and Stirling Gold dementia standards, the development combines 20 one and two bedroom assisted living apartments enabling couples to live together in their own home with care and respite available 24 hours a day, a dementia-friendly community hub providing a creative, dynamic and friendly space at the heart of the centre which includes lounges, a restaurant and café and a 64 bed care home offering specialist person-centred nursing care, including end of life care.

The site had a number of significant ecological challenges that had a number of significant ecological challenges that had to be managed, which included the adoption of protective measures for bats, badgers and slow worms.

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