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Karingal nears completion

Take a look inside Seymour's state-of-the-art aged-care facility.

CHALPAT SONTI January 16, 2013 4:26am

The main Karingal entrance, looking from Villers St, with offices on either side.

One of the highlights for 2013 is sure to be the opening of the redeveloped Karingal aged care facility.

The Telegraph recently took a tour of the 60-bed development, which is coming along nicely ahead of a scheduled opening in early June.

Gallery: See more photos of the Karingal development here.

There will be 30 low-care, 15 high-care and 15 dementia beds in the facility.

The dementia area will be fully secure and is designed so residents can walk around it without coming to a stop due to a wall, which can disorientate them. Outside areas for dementia sufferers will have soft ground.

Builders are expected to finish the $8.8million development in May, with a public open day planned before residents move in.

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