Specialist Health & Social Care training facility now open

 Health Care building new frontage Nov 2017 - web1

Harrow College students are delighted to be in full use of a brand new, state of the art facility for Health and Social Care training which opened in October 2017. 

Health and wellbeing is a growing area for employment locally and nationally, with new emerging specialist areas such as dementia care and autism care. This visually exciting, purpose built building extends to 1,305 m2 across two floors; it will be a regional hub for health care training, providing training for students at levels 1, 2, 3, 4 together with specialist professional/CPD opportunities for employers.

Alongside state of the art classrooms and IT facilities, specialist suites within the building include:

 HS new build Living space web

• Domestic care suite, where students can learn how to look after vulnerable adults in a home setting (image above)

 HS new build Bedroom web

• Orthopaedic care suite, for hands-on experience of handling clients getting in/out of hospital beds and learning how to operate the beds (image above)

 HS new build Kichen web

• Nutrition laboratory, where specialist health diets can be devised and prepared (image above)

• Exercise suite, where students can learn about exercises suitable for specific health needs

• Triage room, for learning how to assess the needs of vulnerable clients in emergency situations

The new building is part-funded by a grant from the London Enterprise Partnership; designed by IBI Group and constructed by Ashe Ltd. Located on our tranquil Care Campus, in the Green Belt at Harrow Weald, it is built to a very high environmental standard (BREEAM Excellent), reflecting the College’s commitment to sustainability.

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