Senior-friendly Healthcare Environments


Healthcare Design Magazine logo   Photo of entrance to CAMH's Beamish Family Wing (Source: Stantec)


In a recent article in Healthcare Design Magazine entitled "Designing For The Generational Shift", Barbara Horwitz-Bennett discusses key design strategies for senior-friendly healthcare environments, related to:

  • Patient rooms;
  • Clear paths of travel;
  • Wayfinding; and
  • Emergency Departments.

The article also looks at examples from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health's new Beamish Family Wing.

For the full article, visit the Healthcare Design Magazine website.