Wexford Residential Healthcare Unit
This is a 2 storey healthcare unit with 50 bedrooms. It has a domestic character with the unit split into two households, one with 20 beds and the other with the remaining 30 beds. There are numerous day rooms and dinning areas spotted throughout the building designed to give the building a more homely feel.
The value of this project was €7.0 million and construction was completed in November 2012.
Maurice Johnson & Partners provided a full fire safety consultancy service, including preliminary design, the fire safety certifcate process, site inspections and issuing the opinon of compliance with respect to Part B of the Second Schedule of the Building Control Regulations.
The building has been designed to faciliate phased horozontal evacuation which takes into consideration both the needs of the residents and the expected demands on staff during an evacuation.