The Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) provides knowledge which supports the design of healthy environments by creating education and networking opportunities for members of – and those touched by – the healthcare architectural profession.
This webinar was sponsored by the Academy of Architecture for Health (AAH) on December 10, 2019.DESCRIPTION:
The physical environment of end-of-life care or hospice care has significant impacts on dying patients’ quality of life and possibility of a good death. This presentation will introduce eleven environmental therapeutic goals for designing end-of-life care settings, such as privacy, access to nature, family accommodation, support after death. These goals reflect two characteristics; each expresses a basic or derived major patient’s need, and a potential environmental facilitator for the satisfaction of the need. The findings were developed from a series of research studies. This session will present the requirements and the design considerations to provide supportive end-of-life care environments for patients, their family members, and staff. A list of design criteria will be shared.
After participating in this webinar attendees will:
EDUCATION LEVEL: Intermediate
IDEAL AUDIENCE: Any size of firm designing for: End-of-life care, palliative care, hospice, ICU. The Masters Studio sessions are tailored to provide healthcare design professionals with sufficient exposure to jump-start interest in wanting to learn more.
SPEAKER: Sharmin Kader, Ph.D. / TreanorHLMODERATOR: Michelle Yates, APR, FSMPS, EDAC / Lawrence GroupWATCH RECORDED VIDEO