Crowley Nursing Home – Ballina NSW

Established in 1979, Crowley Care Services has developed from a traditional retirement village to a dynamic and leading aged care provider in Ballina on the Far North Coast of New South Wales.

Crowley can provide a range of services including Supported Residential Accommodation, Independent Living Apartments and Villas and at Home Care Services.

Crowley Care Services is an active ministry of St Francis Xavier Parish, Ballina, on behalf of the Trustees of the Roman Catholic Church for the Diocese of Lismore.

MDA provided the following services design work for Stage 1C Detached Building 42 Bed RACF Administration, Chapel & Carparking for 40 vehicles

Mechanical & Air Conditioning Services as required by BCA. Reviewed air conditioning options and, as required, prepared a brief report to the client on the plant options available.

Mechanical, Electrical, Hydraulic, Sprinkler, Section J & Lift Design was carried out for the following:

Stage 1A Entertainment Room Extension; Stage 1B A Detached Building Library & Education Centre; Stage 1C Detached Building 42 Bed RACF Administration, Chapel & 40 Carparks; Stage 1D Renovation Café Fitout

Essential Energy and Switchboard

MDA obtained from  Essential Energy a DIP (design information pack).  We then undertook load calculations to include the current stage of works plus future master plan; provided level 3 ASP design documentation for the new substation; provided space planning advice to the design team and client as required; submitted design documentation to Essential Energy for approval; provided CPEng design certification to Essential Energy and gained supply agreement from Essential Energy; provided tender documentations and called tenders from accredited installers; reviewed tenders and made recommendations.

New Site Main Switchboard.

MDA finalised the location for the new MSB; provided architect required special requirements and design and documentation for new main switchboard and Essential Energy metering; provide power factor correction and surge protection equipment to new MSB.


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June 9, 2020