Medical Spas | Engaging the Senses for a Restorative Healing Experience

More often than not, a trip to the spa is spurred on by the need for relaxation. Visitors anticipate a therapeutic experience that remedies small ailments and a frenzied mind, leaving with both body and spirit rejuvenated. In a world that constantly bombards our senses with unsolicited and often destructive stimuli, the sensory design of…

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Physical Therapy Clinic Design | Creating a Positive and Profitable Rehabilitation Space

Today’s healthcare arena is composed of countless providers and the offering of physical therapy clinics follows suit. Due to the overwhelming availability of specialized treatment facilities, patients must do their research in order to pinpoint a therapist that best fits their unique needs. While recovery focus, which can vary from occupational therapy to sports-related injury…

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Kimball Health Alterna™ | Response to Ever-Changing Patient Care

A continuing evolution of strategies for patient care and associated medical treatments has created the need for durable and adaptable furniture solutions in our healthcare environments. The design team at Kimball has recognized that need and responded with a forward-thinking product application – Alterna™.Also shown; Kimball | Pep Although there are a handful of similar…

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Furniture Solutions Influencing Today’s Seniors

Older generations are having conversations about the next phase of life and are trying to determine the best place to call their future home (or a loved one’s next home). The Silent Generation [ages 92-72] and Baby Boomers [ages 71-53] comprise the mass majority of people currently looking to live in senior communities and although…

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Meadow | The Healing Destination for Patients

Kimball Health has been strategic with their product launches since its infancy.  Phase one of the product unveiling focused on providing staple furniture pieces needed for patient rooms and public waiting areas. While innovative concepts and exciting product launches are scheduled for the near future, let’s pause to take a closer look at how the…

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Patient Satisfaction through Enhanced Finishes

Evidence shows that cleaner surfaces have the potential to reduce Healthcare-Associated Infections (HAIs), so it is critical that appropriate, easily-cleanable furniture solutions are being specified to promote successful patient recovery. Although patient rooms are known as the primary culprit, any surface within a healthcare facility can harbor dangerous bacteria. Taking note of what materials and…

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Simplicity and Sophistication | The Slide Collection by Cumberland

Public spaces in healthcare facilities require furniture that allows its visitors to adjust and reconfigure as needed. In response to that need, Cumberland released a new, encompassing collection to add to their already well-established and elegant product offering. The Slide Collection addresses the changing need for how and where people sit and helps provide comfort…

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Workplaces in the Healthcare Environment

Administrative areas in healthcare environments are no different than a typical office space. Employees must be equipped with purposeful furniture solutions that allow them to work efficiently. To achieve optimal productivity, today’s culture mandates three key principles. Flexibility, Thoughtful Ergonomic Design and Mobility. When applied to each of the workplaces within the healthcare environment, these guidelines…

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Kwalu | Furniture Purposefully Created for Healthcare Spaces

Designed specifically for the healthcare arena, Kwalu has a robust offering of functional patient room furniture and waiting area solutions; including casegoods, recliners, sleeper sofas and stylish guest chairs.Kwalu’s furniture frames are neither wood nor metal.  They are composed of a high-impact-resilient polymer with patented steel-joint construction, blending the strength of metal with the warmth…

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Furniture designed for patients’ physical and mental well-being

Designing furniture for commercial spaces requires extreme attention to detail, but for behavioral environments these finite details are even more critical. Engineered with patients’ health and safety in mind, behavioral furniture is manufactured with hidden or inaccessible hardware, rounded edges and corners and is equipped with extra frame reinforcement. With function as the primary focus,…

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