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Design for Assisted Living Guidelines for Housing the Physically and Mentally Frail

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ISBN-10: 0471351822

ISBN-13: 9780471351825

Edition: 2002

Authors: Victor Regnier

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Description:

A reference for architects and other building professionals who are working - or plan to work - in assisted living, this text includes dozens of design solutions from successful assisted living facilities.
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Book details

List price: $125.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/27/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 392
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.728
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Preface
Assisted Living Defined
What is Assisted Living?
Benchmarking Assisted Living Buildings and Residents
Defining Conceptual Frameworks for Assisted Living Environments and Services
One Hundred Critical Design Considerations
Neighborhood and Site Issues
The Outdoor Landscape
Refining Design Attributes
Stimulating Social Interaction
Extending Independence
Stimulating the Senses
Creating Affect
Planning the Dwelling Unit
Engaging the Staff
Designing for Dementia
Case Studies
Humanitas Bergweg, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Wilhelmiina, Helsinki, Finland
Goddard House, Brookline, MA
Gyngemosegard, Herlev, Denmark
Sunrise of Mission Viejo, CA
Sunrise of Bellevue, WA
Crown Cove, Corona Del Mar, CA
Sunrise of Richmond, VA
Copper Ridge, Sykesville, MD
Virranranta, Kiruvesi, Finland
Harbor House, Greendale, WI
Ros Anders Gard, Vesterhaninge, Sweden
Humlehusene, Albertslund, Denmark
Postiljonen. Holliviken, Sweden
Metsatahti, Hankasalmi, Finland
Conclusions And Directives
Lessons Learned from Northern European Visits
Other Lessons from Each Individual Country
Twenty Most Important Design Issues and Considerations
Thirty Future Trends
Concluding Issues
Noteworthy Buildings
Additional Important Buildings
Glossary of Housing Terms
References
Index