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Planning and designing care facilities

The Arjo Guide for Architects and Planners

We’ve talked to architects across the globe to find out more about their process, and how we can support them. The result is the online Arjo Guide for Architects and Planners.

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Your partner in facility design

With people in mind We have a long history of collaborating closely with architects, nursing home executives, safe patient handling experts, residents and relatives. Our experience has taught us that to create efficient care facilities and to obtain a good work environment, the right combination of environment, equipment and care skills are needed. Therefore it is key to design for sufficient space early in the planning of a new facility

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Optimizing care facilities

Planning a care facility is about planning for the future, and will impact both the efficiency and quality of care and the work environment for the caregivers. We base our work on our Positive Eight™ philosophy that starts with the combination of environment, equipment and care skills. We have also developed The Mobility Gallery™, a validated risk assessment tool based on five personas and their levels of functional mobility

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The importance of right space

Our experience has taught us that to create efficient care facilities and to obtain a good work environment, equipment and care skills are needed. Therefore it is key to design for sufficient space early in the planning of a new facility.

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