Children’s hospital using input, mock rooms to design mental-health facility

May 30, 2019

Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, is using a “mock-up” space in the basement of an outpatient center to to design mental-health facility, with designers, architects and engineers engaging in trial and error, proposing walls, furniture, fixtures and even paint colors, according to an article on the Dispatch website.

The space contains a handful of rooms built to mimic the nine-story Big Lots Behavioral Health Pavilion.

Input on the mock-up rooms has been given by more than 100 people, including healthcare providers, other hospital staff and parents of children with mental-health diagnoses. 

Planners have gone back to the drawing board a number of times, said Patty McClimon, senior vice president of strategic and facilities planning at Nationwide Children’s.

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