PRESS RELEASE HONKARAKENNE OYJ 11th JUNE 2021 AT 09.00
Lovely logs and smart technology – a residential care home in Nokia to offer higher on a regular basis dwelling for the aged
A smart residential care home product of logs might be constructed subsequent 12 months within the Taka-Lauttala district of Nokia, within the Pirkanmaa area of southern Finland, adopted by three comparable properties within the coming years. The properties might be constructed for the care companies supplier KoskiHoiva by Honkarakenne in collaboration with Hoivarakentajat, a firm identified for its log residential care properties which might be light on the senses.
KoskiHoiva increasing from home care to residential care properties
KoskiHoiva is a home care supplier with about 100 staff, and is now increasing into residential care properties. KoskiHoiva has signed a contract with Hoivarakentajat for constructing 4 log residential care properties in Pirkanmaa, geared up with smart home technology. The first might be accomplished in Taka-Lauttala in spring 2022. The schedule for the opposite three properties will depend on the supply of plots in Tampere and Pirkkala.
“We haven’t had residential care apartments before. We have served about a thousand customers in their homes, and have received many requests to continue the customer path with our own residential care homes,” says KoskiHoiva CEO Maija Halme. “I’ve been asked why build new units – were there no existing buildings available? The answer is that we specifically wanted log buildings and smart technology. Green values are also very important to us. In these facilities, we can provide a service path that is also in line with our care home concept.”
Functional, sensory-friendly amenities make life simpler for the aged
The body construction of the residential care home is constructed from Finnish log processed by Honkarakenne. “The healthiness and sensory-friendly properties of logs really mean a lot to us, and to our customers and employees. Log buildings are homely and go a long way towards creating a pleasant atmosphere,” Halme says. “We have a very good understanding with Hoivarakentajat about the wishes and needs in the industry. This solution combines organic, traditional logs with modern smart solutions to ensure safety for our residents. As well as safety, the goal is to guarantee happiness, a good quality of life and meaningfulness for older people.”
Functional amenities for the aged additionally promote unbiased dwelling. It is simpler to be energetic within the contemporary indoor air of log buildings, and the environment helps to make sure a good evening’s sleep. When it involves planning the properties they construct, Hoivarakentajat locations heavy emphasis on nice and handy on a regular basis life. “We are pleased with the partnership, as we can build sensory-friendly residential care homes and equip them with smart building technology for added comfort and pleasantness,” says Hoivarakentajat managing director Tarmo Kemppainen.
Finnish and ecological log building is a worth alternative
The environmental friendliness of logs is essential to KoskiHoiva. “Logs bind carbon dioxide, making them an environmentally friendly building material. And since geothermal heating will also be used, this is overall a very environmentally friendly choice,” Halme says. More and extra builders are selecting logs for building. “The demand for healthy and climate-friendly wood construction is growing fast. By choosing logs, KoskiHoiva not only stands out from its competitors but also acts responsibly towards the environment and its residents and employees,” says Honkarakenne mission gross sales supervisor Markus Saarelainen.
Hoivarakentajat and Honkarakenne are identified for sturdy, dependable and long-lasting log buildings. “Non-settling log is a superior building material. The compactness of the frame, easy and fast installation and the material’s maintenance-free properties are major advantages in residential care home construction,” says Kemppainen. Halme could be very happy with the collaboration between the Finnish firms. “We are a completely Finnish company. Hoivarakentajat and Honkarakenne are both Finnish. We get to combine our own experience in care services with the experience of Hoivarakentajat in building sensory-friendly residential care home construction, and Honkarakenne’s expertise in lamellar logs. The goal is to provide our customers with the highest possible quality.”
Good workspaces make workers recruitment straightforward
In wholesome, sensory-friendly log buildings, there is no such thing as a want to fret about indoor air issues. A contemporary residential care home can be a main aggressive benefit in attracting staff. Koskihoiva’s staff have a new-found enthusiasm for smart log buildings, and a title competitors for the primary unit is underway. “Our employees are enthusiastically involved in developing our operations. Through job rotation, our staff can work both in home services and in these units,” says Halme.
The new log-built amenities might be a formidable demonstration of care work and those that present it. “There are always problems with staff availability in the care sector. We have great employees at KoskiHoiva, and they enjoy working here. I’m confident that we will continue to succeed in recruitment with the new service house concept. I would like to see more appreciation in the sector for employees in light of the highly valuable work they do. We want to be a workplace that is pleasant for employees and where they feel they are listened to,” Halme says, including that KoskiHoiva is dedicated to growing the complete care trade with its operations.
Maija Halme, CEO, KoskiHoiva Oy, tel. +358 44 011 2252, email@example.com
Markus Saarelainen, mission gross sales supervisor, Honkarakenne Oyj, tel. +358 040 596 6007, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mikko Vainioranta, chief advertising officer, Hoivarakentajat Oy, tel. +358 40 701 5325, email@example.com