New Bathrooms Increase Independence For Worcester House Residents
As well as offering the safety-net of on-site support, one of the guiding principles of most sheltered accommodation schemes is to ensure that residents enjoy independent living to the greatest extent possible. In older establishments, one of the biggest stumbling blocks – sometimes literally – is the design of the bathroom. Frequently residents find their standard baths are inaccessible and are forced to resort to communal shower facilities. This was the case for many residents at Worcester Community Housing’s (WCH) Chelmsford.
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