Design for Assisted Living: Guidelines for Housing the Physically and Mentally Frail / Edition 1
  • Design for Assisted Living: Guidelines for Housing the Physically and Mentally Frail / Edition 1
  • Design for Assisted Living: Guidelines for Housing the Physically and Mentally Frail / Edition 1
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Design for Assisted Living: Guidelines for Housing the Physically and Mentally Frail / Edition 1

by Victor Regnier
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471351822

ISBN-13: 9780471351825

Pub. Date: 05/28/2002

Publisher: Wiley

Destined to become the defining work on the subject, this timely reference addresses the single fastest growing segment of the senior living industry — assisted living for those who are unable to live independently but who do not need intensive nursing home care, meals, housekeeping, or twenty-four hour access to medical assistance. Victor Regnier's visually

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Destined to become the defining work on the subject, this timely reference addresses the single fastest growing segment of the senior living industry — assisted living for those who are unable to live independently but who do not need intensive nursing home care, meals, housekeeping, or twenty-four hour access to medical assistance. Victor Regnier's visually rich guide includes dozens of design solutions from successful assisted living facilities along with fifteen case studies from the U.S. and Europe. The book also covers recent developments in the industry including major changes in financing, growth of dementia, and interest in aging-in-place. All in all, this is the most comprehensive guide to assisted living design that you'll find in any single volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471351825
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
392
Sales rank:
1,023,827
Product dimensions:
8.64(w) x 11.08(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Preface.

PART I: ASSISTED LIVING DEFINED.

What is Assisted Living?

Benchmarking Assisted Living Buildings and Residents.

Defining Conceptual Frameworks for Assisted Living Environments and Services.

PART II: 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.

PART III: 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.

PART IV: 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.

Appendix A: Noteworthy Buildings.

Appendix B: Additional Important Buildings.

Appendix C: Glossary of Housing Terms.

References.

Index.

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