Alison Leonard, AIA EDAC on Behavioral Healthcare Design

by AdminMarch 19, 2020
Alison Leonard of The Beck Group discusses the importance of design and taking the fear and negativity out of behavioral healthcare in order to create places of hope and transformation. [More]

The Two Biggest Ligature-Resistant Retrofit and Construction Challenges Every Healthcare Provider Needs to Know

by JRSBlogWriterMay 13, 2019
Did you know that your average bathroom contains 14 ligature points? Healthcare providers need to know how to overcome two major challenges they face when undertaking a new construction or retrofit project in order to comply with the Joint Commission and other regulatory agencies. Read this to help ensure a successful project by avoiding costly mistakes.[More]

BestCare and the Importance of Universal Design in Healthcare Environments

by JRSBlogWriterMay 7, 2019
Most healthcare facilities have a room or two they have set up with ligature-resistant furnishings and fixtures to comply with the Joint Commission and other regulatory agencies. However, at Whitehall, we believe that Universal Design is the future of healthcare environments. Read more to find out why designing patient rooms to meet the needs of everyone, regardless of their mental state and abilities, is a healthcare best practice. [More]

What You Need To Know About Anti-ligature and Behavioral Facility Design

by JRSBlogWriterFebruary 1, 2013
When June walks into her bathroom at the mental health facility where she is a patient her very life is at risk. Everywhere she turns there is a poten... [More]