Major additions to existing aged care facility. The existing facility includes a high care dementia wing, high care wing and low care hostel including administration, kitchens, therapy rooms and service areas.
The new extensions are approximately 5,400m2 and comprise a total of 70 bedrooms with ensuites and works. The works are constructed in 5 stages with new areas handed over for occupation by the operator so that existing areas can be refurbished. The works also includes extensive building services including specialist services such as nurse call, access control and security. The hot water ring system is also upgraded.
Externally the works involves new car parks, access roads, landscaping and reticulation. Throughout the construction period access had to be maintained for deliveries, staff and visitors. Also services had to be maintained to service the existing facility.
The construction is a mixture of fair faced and rendered masonry walls, engineered roof trusses and tiled roof.