Cambridge Court is a two story flat complex with just over 30 flats most of which are one room. It’s a square  structure with high railings on the outside. There is a permanently open gate which leads to a common room or day centre in the center  of the complex. Now here is the important bit. If you take away the common room and the gate is permanently left open  (so open that someone can walk in , murder a tenant and walk out) then what you have is a block of flats . You no longer have a sheltered housing unit. You have a block of one room flats with no facilities in a run down deprived area of Dublin- and all the problems that go with that. In these one room flats are old and often lonely isolated people who spend much of their time watching their…

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