Day Care Centre and 14 residential units for the Elderly, Haughney Green Gaol Rd, Kilkenny. / Residential Architecture, Fire Engineering


The need for a daycare Centre and sheltered housing units was identified by the St. Mary`s (Kilkenny) Voluntary Housing Association. The scheme, which is funded in part by the Department of Health, was completed in late 2005. The Day Centre includes a full range of activities including nursing interventions, access to physiotherapy, chiropody an recreational therapy. Therapies shall also include music and exercise. A caretaker unit is included in the development and all of the residential units are either ambulant accessible, depending on design and location. As well as 13 one bedroom units, a one two bedroom residential unit is also included. The development is located close to Kilkenny City Centre and has views over the adjacent Fair Green. the adjoining access drive was also developed in conjunction with Kilkenny Borough Council.