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Extra Care Home gets Planning Approval

25 February 2015

DKA are pleased to announce Planning Approval has been awarded for a new Extra Care Home on Victoria Road, Devizes. This follows a unanimous vote in support of the application at the Planning Committee meeting on 29th January.

The proposed building will provide 47 one and two bedroom affordable apartments. They are purpose-designed to the latest standards for use by older people, each with access to their own outdoor space.

Extra Care housing aims to provide ‘a home for life’ allowing residents live independently in their own apartments, however care and support facilities will be available on site 24 hours a day as required.

The building will become an asset to the local community as the communal areas of: lounge, dining room, activities rooms, and health and well-being facilities, will be available to both residents and local older people. These will all be set within attractive landscaped communal gardens, with a car park and drop-off space, for ambulances, taxis and minibuses near the main entrance.