SENIOR LIVING, LONG TERM CARE AND BEHAVORIAL HEALTH DESIGN
Clients today are looking for solutions to the rapidly evolving senior housing market. Confronted with an increasingly frail resident at entry, coupled with a move toward a “household” model for both Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living, attention to design is heightened. Smallhouse and Household models dictate life-quality, choice and dignity, delivered in a “home-like” setting are becoming the norm. How do we maintain continuity with the design and the required culture change shift to a resident centered care model? Operations and design are not autonomous and design for this population is quite specialized.