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Sheltered scheme residents thrilled with new accessible wet rooms

Posted 03 May 2019

We have been working on a 10-week project removing and replacing bathrooms in Oaktree Court sheltered scheme in order to improve the lives of the residents there.

Twenty-seven old, standard bathrooms have been converted into walk-in wet rooms, making them more accessible and modern. Two communal toilets have also been upgraded. 

Please see below for before and after pictures: 

  

Before

 

After

 

Oaktree Court resident Gillian Snowball said: 

“I am really happy with the works and Three Sixty have done a really good job with my bathroom.

I have had back surgery because I fell badly and the new bathroom is making my life a lot easier.

I can have my own showers (unsupervised) now, which I couldn’t do before. Very nice thing was that you didn’t know that they had even been in, that is how clean they left everything by cleaning after themselves.”

 

 Oaktree Court resident Billy Gill said: 

I am really happy with the work, they have done a wonderful job. I like the tiling very much and the wet room is very nice and easy to maintain and keep clean now.

My old bathroom was awkward and I kept banging into things. The new bathroom is easier to access and use and has more room to walk about. I don’t feel like I would fall over, you just pull the curtain away and away you go!

I lived in the flat while the works took place but they didn’t bother me too much – they went smoothly and the staff were professional and tidy.

 

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