Aged care innovator honoured with award

The CEO of Queensland aged care facility NewDirection Care Bellmere, Natasha Chadwick, has been named Australian Business Woman of the Year 2019 for pioneering a new approach to aged care. As founder and CEO Chadwick has spent the past seven years shaking up the aged care sector by creating a world-class ‘micro-town’ residential community for the elderly […]

ADR Aged Care Design Trend Report: download now!

Covering current thinking, technology, the rejection of institutionalised homogenous design and the move towards an individually focused approach, ADR’s Aged Care Design Trend Report is a must-read for all designers and architects.  Launched at a breakfast panel event last week, the report provides a deep dive into the aged care design landscape now and in the […]

In pictures: ADR’s Aged Care Design Trends breakfast event

ADR yesterday hosted a lively breakfast event where a panel of experts took a deep dive into our latest trend report on aged care design. Moderated by PTID senior associate Ben Lornie, the panel featured Tieran Kimber, group director – seniors living at ThomsonAdsett, Alex Hopkins, principal designer at Studio Tate and Sharon Sullivan, clinical/health planner […]

Strong pops of colour form the design for this aged care facility in France

Eschewing the conventional colours of a hospital environment, French architecture firm Dominique Coulon & associés has chosen a strong colour palette for this aged care facility in Normandy, France.  Architects statement This care and retirement home has been built in the heart of the Normandy bocage near the village of Orbec. The building follows the […]

ThomsonAdsett wins Architecture Firm of the Year at 2019 Elder Care Awards

The challenges for design in aged care