Case Study: Automatic Doors Care Home – Hampton Peterborough

Clayburn Court in Peterborough opening in 2015, a contemporary residential care-home can be found in modern surroundings needed new automatic doors system. Clayburn Court offers a high quality service and well as offering its residents first class care and facilities with en-suite rooms in a light, spacious and elegant setting.

The Situation:

The directors from Clayburn Court Care Home in Hampton, Peterborough contacted ERREKA Automatic Doors & Shopfronts UK Ltd for assistance in locating an automatic doors solution for the frontage of their new build Care home. The Care home houses 64 single elderly occupants and it therefore requires an environment which must be temperature controlled to ensure the residents’ comfort throughout the year whilst combining the essential care homes security systems in order to prevent extensive and costly repairs. The primary reason was to provide easier access for the elderly residents and becoming DDA (Disability Discrimination Act) compliant.

Automatic Door Solution:

In order to fulfil the requirements of the client in their entirety, ERREKA Automatic Doors & Shopfronts UK Ltd fitted a pair of ERREKA 120 automatic door closers to the care homes existing doors to the main entrance of the building structure which provided both increased security measures and energy efficiency to the building.

The automatic doors are manufactured from aluminium which is a lightweight material but is as strong as steel. Aluminium is extremely flexible so it can be moulded into almost any shape making it the perfect material to be used for processing automatic doors. The effective circulation of air with the automatic door system installation assisted the Care home in preventing uncomfortable and possibly damaging inefficiencies in the temperature control of the building.

The innovative new system provided the client with the assurance of an effective and efficient temperature controlled environment for the elderly residents, their friends and families. The Care home premises were now fully DDA compliant and residents using wheelchairs and utility aides could manoeuvre through the entrance ways independently.

These automatic doors provided a cost effective, efficient solution which was ideal for the needs of Care home. The owners of the Care home soon noticed a significant reduction in the heating costs as the automatic doors only open when an individual approaches. The residents and their families felt that the security was much improved and the general public were no longer able to enter the building without authorization or card readers.

Automatic Door System: Additional Benefits:

With the newly installed automatic doors, the Care home was better able to provide their residents and visitors with a simplified way in which they could both enter and exit the premises.

The automated doors allow the residents and carers easy access into the building inside with an extra warm welcome. The client found that the new system featured a fundamental advantage of maintaining a comfortable temperature with the prevention of drafts from manually operated doors left ajar.

ERREKA Automatic Doors & Shopfronts UK Ltd is on hand to assist you with a new automatic entrance solution to meet your individual business requirements. Please call us on 01275 871787 for further assistance.