Kingsley Homebase, Silver Chain
Description: Redesign and Refit – Silver Chain Kingsley Homebase
Replace the existing ad-hoc interior office layout with a new open plan office design, with the workstation design and layout in accordance with the Silver Chain Corporate Design Guidelines. This includes segregated seating arrangements for Hospice, Respiratory, Hath, Business Services, Clinical 1 & 2, Clinical 3 & 4, Clinical 5 & 6, and Clinical 7 & 8, comprising 84 standardised workstations.
Design a new Clinical Area comprising 3 new Treatment Rooms. These clinical rooms include an examination chair, a clinical wash-hand-basin, a nurse workstation, sanitary fittings, wall fixtures, new lightweight wall configurations and flushed plasterboard ceilings, and co-ordinated new Electrical, Mechanical, and Hydraulic Services, plus a new Dirty Utility and Clean Room.
Re-configure the entrance to create separate and secured Patient and Staff entry, with a Patient Wait Area and Staff Entrance Lobby, each fronting their own separate but contiguous reception counters, plus a utility & records area, and integrated with an existing office and treatment room.
New Kitchen & Staff Dining, with an outside covered Alfresco area.
Two new Conference Rooms with bespoke training room joinery, remote controlled television monitors, electronic whiteboards, and microphones.
Utility Area – adjacent the open plan office area, with bespoke joinery in accordance with the Silver Chain Corporate Design Guidelines.
Drug Store – with bespoke joinery and wall-hung drug safes inside locked cupboards, and key safes.
Health Store, General Stores, Cleaners Store, Group Capability Store, and Bin Room.
Two Meeting Rooms with inter-active whiteboards.
Client: Silver Chain
Architect: HHA Architects
Budget: $1 million building contract, plus FF&E, plus Consultant Fees = $2m plus project cost
Briefing & Appointment – 7 November 2014
Facility Review, As-builts Nov – Dec 2014
Alfresco December 2014
Concept Design – Jan – Feb 2015
Changes to the Brief – Sketch
Plans Revisions A to J – March – June 2015
Instruction to proceed with DD and call for Consultants – 8 July 2015
Client Changes to the Brief, and Design Development Revisions K to M – Aug – Dec 2015
Contract Documentation February 2016
Negotiated Tender – March – May 2016
Value Engineering – May 2016
Issue for Construction – 25 May 2016
Site Works – August – November 2016
Practical Completion – 2 November 2016
Defecting – To present