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CUFFLEY MANOR, POTTERS BAR

Award-winning care group set the bar high [SITUATED IN A semi-rural environment in Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, is Cuffley Manor – a new

residential home providing luxury accommodation for 60 residents. The home opened in August and is the newest addition to TLC Care Group’s estate. With accommodation set over five floors, Cuffley Manor strives to challenge views of how a traditional care environment looks and feels. The home takes advantage of leading-edge architecture to bring to fruition a totally refreshed idea about care. Private rooms and en-suite facilities provide excellent living comfort, while lounges and dining areas create a relaxing community environment. Interiors are tastefully designed and the thoughtful use of natural light softens the atmosphere to create a homely effect. Additional features such as a putting green, beauty and hair salons, shop, café, air-conditioned big-screen cinema and an old-style country pub are examples of how Cuffley Manor takes the idea of a care home to a new level. The home commands impressive views across the Hertfordshire countryside, with large, attractive, communal balconies on each floor, so residents can enjoy outdoor space throughout the year. To ensure resident safety the balconies offer their uninterrupted views by using glass surround. Each floor has a dining room and a comfortable and attractive TV lounge, together with a quieter themed lounge suitable for reading and designed to inspire and create interest. The landscaped gardens have resin anti-slip paths, which provide a safe environment to walk in, while raised flower beds help residents tend and create their own individual area. The design for Cuffley Manor was created by DWA Architects, who saw the project through from planning to completion. The firm have worked with the TLC Group on a number of other care homes, including the award-winning Karuna Manor and Camberley Manor. The Architects expressed the hope that Cuffley Manor can follow suit. The main contractors were Cuffe Plc. Again well experienced in the sector, Cuffe have also recently carried out contracts at St Thomas’s, the Royal Marsden and Charing Cross Hospitals, in addition to the Marie Curie Hospice in Hampstead. q

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