Psychiatric stabilization unit designed to maximize limited light

The Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Stabilization Unit's space was configured with only one exterior window to bring in natural daylight, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website.


Center for Health Design launches behavioral and mental health toolbox

Resource included insights, case studies, research data, strategies and tools


Designing for active senior patients

A healing environment that keeps seniors healthy during hospitalization incorporates spaces that give the patient a reason to get out of bed, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Calif. children’s hospital mixes technology, nature and playtime

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford was designed to create a nurturing and healing environment


Designing healthcare facilities to curb violence

If nothing else, EDs should be designed in such a way that security staff can cordon off the entrance and access to the rest of the facility


Design research needs culturally diversity

Diverse research can only benefit this industry’s overall body of research and the profession, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Designing tomorrow's pediatric spaces

Criteria are: People, technology and safety and infection control


Many pediatric hospitals are including behavioral health services

Designers on behavioral healthcare projects are creating soothing environments with features a younger patient will like, according to an article on the Healthcare Design website


Patience experience research informs healthcare design

Architects collected and analyzed demographic data, researched medical symptoms and identified personal preferences associated with various mental and behavioral health conditions



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