On the Am Buschgarten site in Essen-Steele, an apartment building with 29 apartments, including two dementia living communities, a day care center and 32 parking spaces is being built. The building will be handed over fully leased. The lease agreement has a term of 15 years with two 5-year options. The equipment of the building corresponds to the latest technical standards. The property is located within walking distance of 3 minutes from Essen Steele train station. The journey time to the nearest freeway is 10 minutes. The airport can be reached in 30 minutes. All local supply facilities are in the immediate vicinity. The building is surrounded by upscale residential surroundings.
In view of demographic change, new subsidized forms of housing such as shared nursing homes are becoming increasingly important. They offer a welcome alternative to classic nursing homes, where individual care is often neglected in the face of a lack of nursing staff and excessive bureaucracy. The family-oriented design of everyday life in a residential care community is intended to facilitate as self-determined and social a life as possible, ensuring the individual's quality of life as far as possible.
The residents themselves determine their daily routine. They take over the design of the common rooms, plan shopping, cooking together, etc. The caregivers help with household chores and, like the nursing staff, are always approachable and available. This type of living arrangement has a positive effect for dementia patients. Often, even an aggravation of the disease can be delayed for a longer period of time.