Futuristic pod lands at Woking & Sam Beare Hospices' new build – Eagle Radio

A futuristic pod is the newest version to Woking & Sam Beare Hospices’ new state-of-the-artwork 20 bed room constructing in Woking.

A donation of £100,000 from SC Johnson has made the wooden-clad curved version to hospice attainable.

Poking out from the facet of the primary ground of the build in Goldsworth Park it stands proudly on tall metal legs with one wall made totally of glass...

...look and also you may mistake it for one thing out of Woking's H.G.Wells' novel Struggle of the Worlds.

However it's not simply futuristic in its look.

Inside households can take pleasure in a kitchen space, snug seating, toy field, tv and video games consoles.

Interim CEO and Director of Nursing Jayne Cooper mentioned: "SC Johnson’s extremely beneficiant assist has ensured that our pod is absolutely furnished and able to welcome sufferers’ households.

"It will likely be invaluable to have a spot the place they will go for a change of scene and to have the ability to make drinks and meals.

"We perceive that supporting a beloved one at the tip of their life may be annoying and tiring and this pod will present a lot-wanted peace and seclusion.

"I’d prefer to say a really heartfelt thanks to SC Johnson for his or her great donation."

The SC Johnson pod is certainly one of two household areas within the charity’s hospice, with the opposite being located contained in the constructing.

They're each on the identical stage because the sufferers’ en-suite bedrooms, in order that kinfolk can have a break whereas additionally being instantly readily available if they're wanted.

The new hospice is because of be accomplished for Spring. 

Time Lapse footage from February exhibits simply how far the transformation of the positioning has come:

Again in December we went for a tour of the positioning to see how the new constructing was shaping up.

Kerry Bennett is advertising and communications director for Sam Beare Hospices and informed Eagle then: "It is getting that stability between having a heat atmosphere and ensuring that we cater for all of affected person's wants.

"It is holistic care so it isn't simply their medical and scientific wants, it is their effectively-being and this new facility will actually supply that.

"The truth that it is state-of-the-artwork and our sufferers have advanced wants it signifies that we are able to present the very best care.

"As a charity that's affected person-led our sufferers are at the center of the whole lot we do which is the motivator by offering this implausible facility."

If you would like to know more about how the new building is progressing or to donate to the ongoing New Build Appeal, please visit the website.

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Futuristic pod lands at Woking & Sam Beare Hospices' new build - Eagle Radio