Accessibility Spotlight: Healthcare Facilities

Rendering of Humber River Hospital

 Rendering of Humber River Hospital (Credit: Plenary Group)

A recent article by Carolyn Glaser in Healthcare Design magazine proposes that designers of healthcare facilities should review "what universal design feature can they add to ensure a space can work for people of all ages?". Additionally, this article reviews important considerations to address the needs of users of all ages and abilities, applicable to both new construction and/or extensive renovations of healthcare environments.

For the full article, visit the Healthcare Design website and article entitled: "Making Spaces Work for Everyone"

Visit SPH's Healthcare Portfolio for an overview of our extensive experience in accessible design for healthcare environments.