Reducing Hospital Admissions via Improved Care Home Standards

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No matter what time of the year, elderly people, who are making up a larger and larger proportion of our population, require more care and more attention. It’s a problem we have to face up to as a country, with an aging population which could eventually be the one thing to bring the NHS to … Continue reading

Significance Of Time And Money Management In Summer School Construction Projects

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Construction projects for schools are tricky since they can’t simply be scheduled in to suit the contractors at any old time of the year. The majority of school construction projects are carried out in the summer when students and teachers get a long break. This gives designers and contractors a time in which the work … Continue reading

Changes To CDM Requirements Part 2: The Implications

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These regulations came into force on 6th April 2015 but for most projects already underway these have been managed under interim measures with the existing parties being employed, however as of 6th October 2015 all projects both new and existing will have to be managed under the New Regulations. There was, just before and for … Continue reading

Changes To CDM Requirements 2015 – Part 1: The Key Changes

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  You might have heard that as of the 6th of April 2015 that there are new changes to the CDM regulations for health and safety. The cut-off date for current projects to comply with the new 2015 regulations is 6th of October 2015, allowing enough time for the necessary changes to be made. CDM … Continue reading

School Refurbishment Projects: What Should You Consider?

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  There are many schools across the country that are in dire need of refurbishment. Dated and ill-equipped to deal with the average class size and school day, there are many things that need to be considered in regards to school refurbishment projects. Who Is It For? By refreshing and updating school property to improve … Continue reading

Aedifice’s Latest Care Home Project Success In Glasgow

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Aedifice Partnership completed another successful care home development in April 2015. This 70 bed care home over two storeys in Glasgow was constructed for The Sisters of Nazareth Charitable Trust. Aedifice are involved with Nazareth as their Project Manager and Cost Consultant for their new build and refurbishments of care home developments across the UK … Continue reading

Care Home Development For Obese Residents: A Missed Opportunity?

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  There are always going to be a variety of issues related to the health of residents in care homes, but it’s now being said that some care homes – particularly the newly developed ones – are missing out on a crucial factor of care for residents. The area which seems to be neglected is … Continue reading

Sandiacre Care Home

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  Aedifice Partnership completed another successful care home development in December 2014. This 81 bed care home in Sandiacre, Nottingham was constructed for Hudson Healthcare as their first new build development in the UK and the first in their development plan for future homes across the UK.  They chose Aedifice as their Project Managers due … Continue reading

Concept Design: How To Get It Right

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  Embarking on a project can be an exciting but perilous experience. Anyone who has previously worked on a project for the building and construction industry will know that it is never simple and that it rarely goes as smoothly as everyone would like. For this reason, you need to know how to get your … Continue reading

Doing Construction Work Safely – CDM Requirements

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  Compared with most other industries, there is a greater risk of injury and fatalities within the construction industry. The high levels of major injury and work-related illnesses are what prompted new regulations back in 1994 called Construction (Design and Management) Regulations – the name is often abbreviated to CDM requirements. Despite their initial implementations … Continue reading