Humanising mental health environments
Making mental health environments homely and ‘normalised’ can be a challenge when considering the somewhat-conflicting need for safety and security. But manufacturers are increasingly realising this and, as a result, a new generation of innovative products is hitting the market.
A fresh approach
An exploration of how colour and artwork are being incorporated into surface materials to enhance health and care settings.
Fencing off stigma
Security is key for mental health environments, but this doesn’t mean they have to look institutional and threatening.
Making an impact
Exploring how modern wall protection products are helping to improve health and care environments as well as reducing maintenance costs.
Cleaning up!
Exploring how modern floor-cleaning equipment is helping to improve hygiene levels in healthcare facilities.
Carbon reduction
Easy wins could make NHS leader in climate change.
Offsite construction & modular buildings - asset or liability in healthcare
A new survey has revealed the reasons why healthcare organisations may favour, or avoid, using modular construction methods.
Features
The final curtain
Disposable hospital privacy curtains are providing more than just a barrier to the spread of infections.
Refurbishment solutions for healthcare estates
Paul Gouland of Clugston Construction reveals why demolishing existing facilities and constructing new buildings is not always a feasible solution to provide modern healthcare environments