L&M Healthcare

London and Manchester Healthcare are specialist providers of purpose built nursing homes offering personalised general nursing and dementia care. L&M focus on creating surroundings that are engaging, empathetic and welcoming. Finney House in Preston is their latest development which reflects individuality and warmth in a home from home environment.

THE ISSUE

Jeanne Davies, Interior Designer for London Manchester, was tasked with creating a homely atmosphere with the décor and layout which is more accustomed to a luxurious 5-star hotel.

Comfort, warmth and care had to be at the cornerstone of her creative inspiration. The home, which caters for residential and general nursing care residence, is devoted to enriching the lives of both residents and their families through the care that is provided and the surrounding environment.
Working with Architect Bryan Walker of Red Apple Design Jeanne had to carefully consider the interior design to ensure that the unique needs of each of the residents were met whilst also creating a stylish interior scheme.

THE SOLUTION

Whilst considering the needs of those who require specialist nursing care Jeanne created a warm and comfortable environment for all residents. To help her achieve this danfloor carpets were selected for use throughout the home from stairways and corridors to reception areas and bedrooms. A selection of colours including mustard and mushroom shades were selected from the Equinox, Equinox Tones and Stripe ranges.

The EQUINOX collection was selected for its exceptional performance characteristics, impervious membrane and anti-microbial yarn treatment in addition to its 10 year wear guarantee.

The ranges have a luxurious and quality look to them whilst still providing a cost effective flooring solution for the home which addressed a number of Jeanne’s requirements. Furthermore, in years to come the carpets will maintain their look and feel even when subject to liquid spills and abrasive cleaning regimes.

The EQUINOX collection was selected for its exceptional performance characteristics, impervious membrane and anti-microbial yarn treatment in addition to its 10 year wear guarantee.

THE OUTCOME

London and Manchester are extremely proud of this purpose built and state of the art home which is finished to an exceptionally high standard. Staff at the home are pleased with the look and performance of the EQUINOX Collection which provides the following key features:

  • Made from Prism™ Fibre which enhances the colour of the carpet and minimises the visual effects of soiling and stains
  • Includes Bi-Ome® an antimicrobial yarn treatment  which kills micro-organisms when they come into contact with the carpet fibre and therefore assists with infection control.
  • Has an impervious membrane which stops surface spills reaching and contaminating the sub floor.
  • Has great sound absorption qualities which reduce noise reverberation times and creates a “therapeutic environment”  in which people can relax.