Supporting people living with dementia and their carers
We're excited to share plans to replace the existing facilities that serve people living with dementia and their carers across north Kirklees.
Over the last year we have been working with social care and health professionals, the wider community, service users and their carers to listen to their thoughts which have directly helped to shape the improvement plans.
The existing service has served the community well since it was initially opened, but the existing building is no longer fit for purpose and future needs.
The newly developed site will include state-of-the-art facilities including a wellbeing zone, activity zone, a home therapy zone as well as a sensory garden.
In addition, the site will also have facilities to provide a variety of support to help people with a range of disabilities to continue to live at home as independently as possible for longer. In the interim we are calling this our "Centre of Excellence".
Please note timelines are subject to change, these are for guidance purposes only.
|August 2021||Service transfers to alternative premises|
|Winter 2021/22||Demolition and construction of new build|
|Winter 2022/23||Service returns to new premises|
Throughout the building phase the service will be transferring to alternative premises in Heckmondwike (Crescent Dale) to enable continuity of service for service users and to ensure their carers continue to benefit from taking regular breaks in their caring roles.