Design in Health > Facility refurbishment

Managing infection risks during construction, renovation and maintenance activities in healthcare facilities

29 April, 2021

Without correct management, construction, renovation and maintenance activities can disperse dust particles contaminated with bacteria and fungi.

RMHC Sydney unveils upgraded hospital family room

08 April, 2021

The Ronald McDonald Family Room is intended to offer a home away from home within the hospital, away from the clinical environment of wards.

How flooring design contributes to healthy, supportive aged-care environments

01 April, 2021

When designing for an aged-care facility, the environment should help residents compensate for the effects of ageing and the on-set of dementia.

Tarkett Powerbond Garden Walk Collection

01 April, 2021

Tarkett's Powerbond Garden Walk Collection is a flooring solution designed for aged-care facilities.

The benefits of flexible healthcare facilities

26 March, 2021

An unplanned event, or a requirement to refurbish, upgrade or reconfigure existing clinical space, can often result in a need for a reliable temporary solution.

Vertical seniors' facility graced with valour artwork

09 February, 2021

A sculpture and artworks celebrating the transformational power of valour and patriotism have been unveiled at the new RSL LifeCare Birdwood Park development in Newcastle.

Forbo Flooring Systems Eternal vinyl sheet

01 February, 2020

Eternal is a high-quality heterogeneous sheet vinyl floor covering that fits general-purpose needs in various segments and applications.

Australia's first digital public health service

19 June, 2018 by Dr Stephen Ayre*

Metro South Health has successfully undertaken the digital transformation of five facilities. Clinician input was integral to the project's success.

Including friends and family in the healing process

24 January, 2018

Not so long ago, the friends and family of hospital patients had to abide by strict visiting hours. Today, many healthcare organisations are taking a different approach, welcoming guests to stay as a key part of the patient care team.

HDR Delivering an Integrated Healthcare Precinct for Westmead

22 August, 2017

HDR design and deliver more health, research and training facilities than any other architectural firm in the world.

Westmead's transformation

09 August, 2017

A major transformation is underway at Westmead in Sydney's west. An impressive new 12-storey acute services building, which will house two new emergency departments, is the showpiece of the Westmead Redevelopment.

Plust Gumball Junior Family of child-safe furniture

20 July, 2017

The Plust Gumball Junior Family of child-safe furniture is the perfect way to turn any room in a healthcare facility into a "Happy Space" for kids.


28 June, 2017

LOFT offers intelligent modular seating design for a wide range of healthcare applications. It's ideal for waiting areas, office reception or medical suite seating.

Geelong will be home to Vic's largest aged-care development

10 May, 2017

TLC Healthcare has launched a $34m redevelopment project at Homestead Estate in Wallington, east of Geelong.

Zenith Care: Bringing Innovation to Healthcare

15 April, 2017 by David Congram

The Zenith CARE Collection is a carefully curated range of products designed to cater to the specific needs of those within the healthcare sector.

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