How the pandemic has changed interior design in care homes
The huge impact of COVID -19 on care homes has been widely recognised; the effect on residents, care teams and the financial implications. How will the pandemic change the immediate design approach and as we learn to live with the virus, how might this inform the design of care homes of the future? Jacqui Smith, experienced healthcare designer, will go through all this in some detail drawing from her wealth of experience with care home projects as she takes us through this presentation.
- An overview of the principles of interior design for sensory and cognitive decline
- The impact of COVID-19 on the care home environment
- Designing safe environments
- A wider look at the future of care home design