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Healthcare Design Essentials: Mental Health Admission under Section 136
Oct 17, 2013

Healthcare Design Essentials: Mental Health Admission under Section 136

Emergency access to mental health requires robust and reassuring healthcare design essentials particularly for a space which will hold a Section 136 admission.  This space will accommodate the person for up to 72 hours, during this time the person will undergo assessment and will either be admitted for treatment or discharged. The healthcare design challenge […]

Dementia Care Design: Key Principles
Oct 14, 2013

Dementia Care Design: Key Principles

A third of dementia sufferers currently live in care. For an individual with dementia, being placed into care is both stressful and traumatic. With a declining memory, the setting of care needs to directly respond to these emotions. Design plays a big part in creating an atmosphere that is tranquil and familiar. Well designed dementia care settings give […]

Glenside Health Services scoops Gold Award at Architects for Health
Oct 10, 2013

Glenside Health Services scoops Gold Award at Architects for Health

Newly completed Glenside Health Services has received a Gold Award for Healthcare Design at the Architects for Health IHEEM 2013.  Designed by Medical Architecture in partnership with local Australian firm, Swanbury Penglase Architects, the development in Adelaide is the first in South Australia to integrate mental health and substance abuse services in one facility within […]