Coverage from the 2021 mental health & dementia facilities virtual forum
A specialist dementia care home in Warwickshire has been refurbished to provide increased support for veterans and their families.
J Tomlinson’s refurbishment and engineering team delivered the improvement scheme at The Royal British Legion’s Galanos House.
The £2.3m upgrade included the creation of two extensions to support increased capacity, as well as landscaping and parking works.
As well as providing 10 additional dementia care bedrooms in the home’s award‐winning Poppy Lodge, J Tomlinson also wor...
The facade features a simple palette of high-quality brickwork that will age well, is robust, and integrates with the materials of neighbouring buildings.
And large Britplas Safevent windows—some of the largest the supplier has ever installed, at 2.1m high—address ligature risk and can be opened wide to reveal a fine perforated steel mesh.
This allows good ventilation while preventing the passing of contraband.
And a brick relief pattern around the window emphasises their size, the pattern handed to crea...