Three projects, St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church, Mary Free Bed YMCA and Mercy Health St. Mary’s Cafeteria, brought home awards from AIA Grand Rapids.
When choosing furniture for memory care facilities, special attention must be paid to the fabric, cushion and design of the piece. Choosing the correct furniture can help make daily life easier for both residents and staff.
Workplace studies have shown that engaged employees are more productive. Even a slight increase in staff performance can cover the initial cost of a better work environment.
Good lighting can help dementia patients by allowing them to easily see what is around them.
The importance of a health system’s primary care network has become increasingly important, especially when you consider the idea of […]
Having a clear understanding of how thermal comfort can affect those with dementia played a large role in the recent design for an HVAC system for a facility specializing in memory care.
The building not only allows for state-of-the-art care to be delivered, but also provides a space for respite, socialization, reflection and a celebration of life.
Grand Rapids played host to a recent summit that sought to bring together experts in the field of senior living to “Rethink Dementia”.
The words “population health management” are now part of almost every planning conversation with our healthcare clients.
“I want to work in an environment that makes me happy – that inspires my curious mind, encourages my unique voice, and enables me to collaborate”
The Progressive AE interior design team won the award for hospitality space under 10,000 square feet featuring Saint Mary’s Foundation project.
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To support the focus on wellness care over medical care, facilities need to change.
Health networks are working hard to deliver alternative options to keep lower acuity patients off the main campus and out of the inpatient system.
With a significant sector of the population affected by mental illness it is imperative that we understand how to design space to aid in the healing process.