Lead Studio Adelaide

 

Level 2 / 44 Currie Street
Adelaide SA 5000

adelaide@designwell.net.au


Unit 28 / 204 Jersey Road

Woollahra NSW 2025

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Ph 1300 700 413

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Resthaven Paradise

Aged Care Facility

 

Paradise, SA

 

Client: Resthaven Incorporated

 

2014 Environments for Ageing Finalist and 2012 International Dementia Excellence Award

 

The Resthaven Paradise project evolved from the pro-active role designwell took in educating the architects and the client on the health and well-being benefits of healing and therapeutic landscapes on the quality of life of seniors in residential care settings. In conjunction with a major building development completed in 2011, designwell were commissioned to design a variety of landscape solutions that would re-invigorate the resident’s connection to nature, improve their sense of wellbeing and enhance their quality of life. By using a layered approach, each garden setting created environments moving beyond functional and visual spaces into interactive and inclusive environments.

The gardens were specifically designed to improve the health and well-being of the residents through enhanced sensory stimulation, meaningful daily activities, reminiscence and to be used as tools for a range of therapies including horticultural therapy, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and diversional therapy.


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