As we all brace ourselves against the challenges that the UK economy currently face, universities and student accommodation developers nationwide are contemplating contingency planning and reinforcing their supply chains to weather the storm ahead.
Student accommodation furniture specialist, Cubix, was contacted by Nigel Heinrich, the Property Liaison Officer for Thames Valley Police’s extensive state-of-the-art Training Centre in Sulhamstead, near Reading.
The words care home reinstates with so many as a space for just older people or a place where the interiors will be dated and stuffy. This may have been the case ten years ago but in recent years this has been turned on its head, in fact, many care homes are now on par with modern hotels.
Bunk beds are an excellent space saving solution for many commercial environments. Not just for children, commercial grade, adult bunk beds are commonplace in numerous settings including student residences, sporting activity centres, MoD accommodation, emergency first responder units, hostels, public service training centres…the list goes on.
Currently, in UK care homes 80% of residents are living with dementia. Suffering from dementia is a very unnerving experience for the patient, ensuring that their surroundings are comfortable, familiar, safe and functional is of paramount importance to support their well-being.
In recent studies, it has been found that the residential care environment is of the utmost importance for the well-being of its residents. The dreary old-fashioned image of a residential care home, stark, clinical and reminiscent of a cottage hospital, is one of the past and has made way for a more modern home-from-home feel in both communal areas and bedrooms.
Whether you’re a facilities manager for a university or working in procurement for a company building purpose-built student accommodation (PBSA), you’re bound to have come across issues involving storage for students. Whether this is whilst the design and procurement stages of a new build or a refurbishment of existing halls of residence, storage within halls of residence can be challenging.