Posts Tagged: Care homes

The Rise of LVT Flooring

Flooring is unlikely to attract the attention of visitors in care homes, yet for residents, it can make the world of difference to their standard of living and how they feel in a space. Oliver Roberts, one of Amtico’s healthcare specialists, explores how LVT flooring is helping to shape the future of care home design…. Read More >

25 June 2021

The Effect of Colour in Dementia Care Homes

In the past, Dementia Care Homes only catered to the functionality and in some instances, were felt to be uninspiring in specific design to fulfil its livable potential. Fortunately, environmental psychologists have proved that a space that is warm, positive and well-designed can improve patients mental-wellbeing and healthcare. [Find Bespoke by Evans on the BCFA… Read More >

23 June 2021

Franklite’s Dedicated Healthcare Range

Introducing Franklite’s dedicated lighting range for the Health Care industry. The decorative shades of the Woburn range can be designed using antimicrobial fabric making them perfect for Care Homes and Health Care facilities. [Find Franklite on the BCFA Product Finder] The significance of using antimicrobial fabric is the protection it offers against bacteria, fungi, viruses… Read More >

22 June 2021

Q&A: Martin Quirke, Architect and PhD Researcher Dementia Services Development Centre

Our focus this month is Emotion and with that in mind, we have looked at how design can effect emotions in a healthcare environment, where emotions can be exaggerated and fragile.  Martin Quirke, joined the University of Stirling design team in 2016. Having worked across a broad spectrum of project types, from housing to public buildings, Martin’s… Read More >

30 May 2018