Taylors Road – Delahey
Client: Kalyna Care
Location: Delahey, VIC, AU
Status: In Progress
As part of a larger scope of works, Thexton Smith were engaged to complete a significant refurbishment of the existing Kalyna Care facility. A detailed review and design process was undertaken to achieve a bright, new contemporary look focusing on resident and visitor experience, whilst maintaining the facilities Ukranian heritage.
The entry, resident living and administration spaces are to be refurbished, with the creation of additional resident spaces due to efficient design and furniture layouts. Due to the age of the original facility, limited activity space was available to residents, so a new social hub is to be created by a courtyard pavilion café, connecting existing resident groups and inviting life and activity into the heart of the facility.
Approximately 40 existing resident rooms were to be refurbished, with conversion of 10 existing rooms to eight premium rooms. An understated sense of luxury within resident rooms was created with the addition of a fabric bed head, new joinery in walnut laminates and full-length curtains and sheers. Premium rooms feature a raised coffer ceiling, banquette seating, kitchenette and sitting area opening directly onto a semi-private alfresco courtyard.