Dementia Unit, Lisburn


Finalist in Dementia UK Awards 2009: Dementia Design Innovation of the Year

Highly commended in NI housing council’s Jim Speers ‘Special Award for Best Housing Association Scheme’ 2009



Phase 1: Dementia Housing and Administration Block: 15 no. individual two bedroom units designed for use by frail and elderly and suffers of dementia, arranged around a high quality landscaped street.

Phase 2: Severe Dementia Unit: 9 no. individual open plan dementia units with staff and guest bedrooms, controlled reception area and central glazed common room and high quality external landscaping. The concept was to create a project which would incorporate a sense of community where both staff and users can be interactive, whilst allowing end user to maintain their dignity and personal identity.