Garden rooms have come into their own during the Coronavirus pandemic as places for people to work from home, and as home gyms. One of the newer uses for a garden room, is as a socially distanced visitor pod at a care home.
Garden rooms are an excellent solution as a visitor pod for care homes. They are highly insulated with double glazing, so users will be comfortable inside, no matter what the weather. They are electrically wired, so they have good lighting and a heater for the coldest days of the year.
Valerie Manor Care Home in Upper Beeding put out a call to their local community for help to build a visitor pod so their residents could see their families.
Amongst others, James Wilmot of Timber Rooms answered the call. James is an experienced name in the garden room industry and designed a garden pod that has a glass dividing wall so that resident and their visitors could clearly see each other, and be physically close while being safely separated.
The visitor pod has access doors at both the front and rear of the building. Wide bi-fold doors allow for easy access for the residents, particularly in they use a wheelchair. A single door at the rear of the building leads into the visitor part of the pod.
We are sure that James and his crew have fitted the glass dividing wall in such a way that it can be cleanly removed when restrictions are eased so that the room can be used as one space.
If you are looking for a similar visitor pod in the South East of England, Timber Rooms are the people to speak with.