Healthcare signage design: A review on recommendations for effective signing systems
HERD: Health Environments Research & Design Journal
Studies have shown that designing “patient-centric” healthcare environments can alleviate stress for both patient populations as well as healthcare staff members. Patient-centric designs carefully consider how patients will interact with the built environment, and how the built environment itself can work to make their healing process easier.
Added August 2019
Modern forensic psychiatric hospital design: Clinical, legal and structural aspects
International Journal of Mental Health Systems
Added February 2019
A Scoping Literature Review of Dementia-Friendly Hospital Design
Added December 2017
Impact of the Physical Environment of Residential Health, Care, and Support Facilities (RHCSF) on Staff and Residents A Systematic Review of the Literature
Environment and Behavior
Strategies related to the design of the built environment should be considered within the context of the culture of the organization and the resident population. This study of the physical environment of residential health, care, and support facilities addresses the range of settings and population, where other studies have been lacking. The literature review strongly suggests that the built environment is an important component of care provided in residential care settings.
Added December 2018