The Household Model for Assisted Living Design

The Household Model for Assisted Living Design

The Household Model for Assisted Living Design

The Household Model for Assisted Living Design

Shifting Perspectives to Resident-Centered Assisted Living Design

As the Long-Term Care industry refocuses the traditional care model to include the needs, attitudes, and comfort of residents at the operational level, this new “resident-centered care model” creates tremendous implications for cultural change. Facilities can no longer be designed only for the convenience and efficiency of care-providers, owners, and operators. Instead, how we conceive of these spaces must support a new cultural paradigm.

Making Assisted Living Feel Like Home

“A home is familiar and is recognizable to most people, especially residents that are moving into these facilities,” he said. “How can we make this something that the resident is going to recognize as a home versus a place where care is delivered?”

Explore this topic further by reading two articles published by our Senior Living Practice Leader, Stuart Barber in Senior Housing News and EFA (Environments for Aging) Magazine — or enjoy the video below, hosted by Building Design + Construction Magazine.

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If you’re interested in discussing the design of your resident-centered, long-term care environment, contact Stuart today.

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Stuart Barber

AIA, LEED AP, NCARB

Principal, Senior Living Practice Leader

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