visual of carehome from across the road
New Dementia care unit in Gillingham, Dorset
Location Gillingham, Dorset
Status Planning Approved
Use Healthcare
Client Affinity Care Homes Ltd

The Malthouse is an existing 31 room care home including detatched independent living units and supporting facilities.

The new proposals included modifications to the existing healthcare building with disabled access throughout the facility. The creation of a new 28 bed dementia care wing provides new kitchens, staff rooms, therapy rooms, lounges, hydrotherapy pool and Gym, to create 65 bedrooms in total.

visual from rear of carehome with orange roof and wooden cladding
visual of carehome from rear garden
visual from outside main entrance to large carehome with wooden cladding

A traditional venacular

The traditional style extension designed to match the original building is clad in timber above a rendered ground floor with clay tile pitched roofs.

Tall windows allow occupants unobstructed views to the surrounding area.