Heathland House

Heathland House is a brand new, purpose built care home which opened in Autumn 2022. The care home offers 59 en-suite bedrooms and 7 one-bedroom care suites which are perfect for couples or for individuals looking for extra space and independence. It offers personalised residential and dementia care individually tailored to the needs of the residents.

Type:Care Home
Client:Cinnamon Luxury Care
Local Authority:Dorset Council
Scale:65-bed Unit

A fundamental design decision was to set out the accommodation over three floors to minimise the build footprint and thereby provide a more generous and spacious setting around the home.

The building wraps around the central retained chestnut tree and makes it the major component of a south facing landscaped courtyard. Combined with the other retained mature landscaping the impact of the new building on the landscape are minimised.

All areas of the garden are linked through the flow of pathways and lawn with the emphasis on accessibility to embrace all levels of mobility. The courtyard allows residents to explore safely and freely, promoting their independence.

Where possible the ground floor communal areas plus ground floor bedroom have doors which open onto patio areas. Upper floors have views of the landscaped gardens from glazed balconies.