With the unprecedented experiences of COVID-19, how we address infection control in our healthcare industry will be forever on our minds, but we must not lose sight of items that are important to the psychological health, safety and well-being of the individuals who occupy the spaces of mental health and treatment.
Healthcare design leader Tammy Felker, AIA, ACHA, RN, LEED AP BD+C, and managing partner Rich Dallam, FAIA, of the architectural firm NBBJ are on this edition of the BHE Podcast to discuss the role behavioral healthcare facility designs play in…
After a period in which private or semi-private rooms with private toilets became en vogue, treatment center operators are now leaning toward communal toilet rooms because of safety and functional concerns.
The Unity Center for Behavioral Health in Portland, Oregon, takes an innovative approach by combining the psychiatric units and resources of four different health systems into one initiative to meet the city’s needs.
As healthcare institutions grapple with the opioid crisis, one increasingly important focus of their efforts to improve addiction treatment is applying innovative design concepts to both new and renovated treatment facilities.