Design strategies can improve mental healthcare facilities

With staff input, architects can better understand the patient experience and create spatial solutions that improve it

March 2, 2020

Modern, well-designed mental health treatment spaces can contribute to healing, according to an article on the Psychology Today website.

Designers and healthcare staff are urged to work closely together when designing or renovating mental health treatment spaces.

With staff input, architects can better understand the patient experience and create spatial solutions that improve it. 

For instance, design can help health systems create spaces that make patients feel less “institutionalized” and more dignified throughout the treatment process.

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