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.
Symposium looks into healthy designs
Pebble Project-Published Articles
Issue August 2008
Volume Daily Journal of Commerce
The Road Ahead: The Need to Clarify and Re-Conceptualize Healing Environments
Environmental Design Research Association
Sustainable healthcare architecture
Perceived hospital environment quality indicators: A study of orthopaedic units
Journal of Environmental Psychology
The field of healthcare design has increasingly recognized the need for building environments that are more ‘‘user-centered,’’ but spatial–physical features have not typically been included in assessment surveys on patient satisfaction.
The aesthetic dimension in hospitals--an investigation into strategic plans
International Journal of Nursing Studies
Designing the 21st Century Hospital : Environmental Leadership for Healthier Patients, Facilities, & Communities
Environmental Leadership for Healthier Patients, Facilities, & Communities
The healing environment in our communities and healthcare settings: research excellence into practice
The Paradox of Choice: Why More is Less.
Designing for Patient Safety: Developing Methods to Integrate Patient Safety Concerns in the Design Process