Comfort-Focused Care

Care units provide services and aesthetics reminiscent of home

Implications - Going beyond the allure of private hospital rooms, care units are offering more indulgent aesthetics and services to make medical experiences less cumbersome. Providing wine bars and homey decor, these unique medical services help patients feel as if they're in a more familiar and indulgent location, helping to make healthcare experiences less emotionally taxing.
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Mild Top 4 Examples: 13,887 Total Clicks Dec 12 - Sep 14
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Neighborhood-Disguised Institutions - The Livsrum Center Appears as a Cluster of Many Small Houses
SCORE: 4.6
Hot 2,204 Clicks Pub: Jan 9, 14
Neighborhood-Disguised Institutions
The Livsrum Center Appears as a Cluster of Many Small Houses
The Livsrum Center in Denmark was designed to house cancer counseling services, and this certainly had an influence on the creative architectural approach taken. Patients and their families have a... [More]
Palliative Care Wine Bars - The French Hospital Has Wine on the Premises For Terminally Ill Patients
SCORE: 1.9
Mild 802 Clicks Pub: Aug 8, 14
Palliative Care Wine Bars
The French Hospital Has Wine on the Premises For Terminally Ill Patients
In order to make the hospital stay of terminally ill patients a little more enjoyable, a French hospital is offering an open wine bar service. Clermont-Ferrand University Hospital hopes the everyday... [More]
Luxurious Hospital Beds - The Recovery Lounge Brings New Ideas to a Stagnant Hospital Atmosphere
SCORE: 1.8
Untested 7,822 Clicks Pub: Dec 8, 12
Luxurious Hospital Beds
The Recovery Lounge Brings New Ideas to a Stagnant Hospital Atmosphere
The Recovery Lounge is a brand new way of thinking about hospital beds. While the design world pumps out innovations in everything under the sun year after year, the hospital is seemingly a design-... [More]
Nature-Inspired Hospitals - This Cheerful Hospital Design Concept is Fresh and Hopeful
SCORE: 1.2
Untested 3,059 Clicks Pub: Apr 14, 14
Nature-Inspired Hospitals
This Cheerful Hospital Design Concept is Fresh and Hopeful
Whoever said hospitals had to be depressing, dark and dingy will be (happily) surprised to see what a cheerful hospital design could look like. Not only will the hospital be designed in a way that... [More]