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10.11.2015
Fremantle Court wins Best Dementia Care Development at Building Better Healthcare Awards
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Flagship dementia care home Fremantle Court was awarded ‘Best Dementia Care Development’ at the Building Better Healthcare Awards in London last week. The annual awards celebrate innovation and improvement in the built environment, medical devices and people working in the healthcare industry.

Designed by architects Hunters, Castleoak built this 90-bed care home provides residential, nursing and specialist dementia care. The design incorporates six wings with each containing bedrooms, its own dining area, lounge and assisted bathroom. Communal facilities include a cinema, hair salon, atrium and landscaped gardens with central courtyards providing orientation, light, natural ventilation and enclosed gardens including sensory planting. 

Fremantle Court has been awarded the `Gold Standard' from the University of Stirling's Dementia Services Development Centre.

Simon Greenstreet, Customer Partnerships Director at Castleoak, said: “Fremantle Court is an innovative, exciting project and we are delighted that it is receiving the recognition it deserves. Working in close partnership with The Fremantle Trust and Hunters Architects we have delivered a care home that we can all be proud of.”

Steve Flanagan, Chief Executive of The Fremantle Trust, said: “We’re thrilled to receive this recognition and are extremely proud of Fremantle Court as a pioneering development, drawing on the latest innovation and creating a high quality home environment which provides tailored support while enabling independent living."

Read the judges comments about Fremantle Court and see the other winners here: Building Better Healthcare Awards winners

L-R in photograph: Simon Greenstreet (Customer Partnerships Director, Castleoak), Tudor Williams (Property Manager, Fremantle Trust), Carole Sawyers, (CEO Brendon Care, ex-CEO Fremantle Trust), James Wallace (Director, Architecture, Hunters)

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