Chatellerault Hospital Geriatric Centre

Contracting party: Camille Guerin De Chatellerault Hospital
CRR Architecture: Agent / Associate Architect: Jean-Claude Cheminade

Design, Creation, Build, Care and Maintenance of a geriatric centre with 305 beds, attached to the hospital and including:

  • 4 Residential Care units with 217 beds
  • 1 Disorientated Elderly Persons facility with 28 beds
  • 1 Long-term care centre with 40 beds
  • 1 Enhanced Accommodation Unit with 20 beds – 2 special treatment and activity units for 2 x 14 residents

Reception area, activity rooms, area: 844 m2
Offices, secretary’s office, staff premises and technical installations

15,770 M2 / COST OF WORKS: € 28.3 M / DELIVERY 2015 /WORKS UNDERWAY©I-TABELLION-07-201620160708_1347-1.jpg©isabel-Tabellion-2015-.jpg©isabel-Tabellion-2015-.jpg©isabel-Tabellion-2015-.jpg

A village for 305 residents.

The new geriatric centre replaces “La Musardine”, “Les Lilas” and “La maison médicale des Gâts”. These structures were entirely obsolete and only offered 240 beds. The project was designed as a village, with 7 independent units of 23 to 25 beds and 2 long-term care units of 20 beds each. There are also units providing care for elderly persons with behavioural disorders, 2 units for disorientated persons with 14 places each, 2 adapted care units for residents with moderate disorders (14 places each) and 2 enhanced accommodation units with 10 beds each, for people suffering from serious disorders. In total the establishment can care for 305 residents.

Accessible gardens… A project whose philosophy is to create a living area in which everyone can project themselves. With gardens accessible to all, abundant outside lighting and small independent units each with their own logistics. With common rooms, a living area-lounge, bar corner, patios and rooms which are large enough for residents to bring some personal items. The bedrooms will also boast Wi-Fi. This project is the final stage in the full reconstruction of the hospital, the fact that it is taking place on the hospital site is an additional element of security, and reassures residents and their families.

Environmental Approach:

  • The building’s relationship with its immediate surroundings
  • Integrated choice of construction products, systems and procedures
  • Site with a low environmental impact
  • Energy management • Water management
  • Management of activity waste
  • Maintenance – Durability of environmental performances
  • Hygrothermal comfort
  • Acoustic, olfactory and visual comfort
  • Healthy quality of spaces
  • Healthy quality of air and water Thermal Regulations 2012