Designing Furniture to Meet the Needs of Caregivers, Patients and Families

Healthcare facilities are becoming more dynamic than ever, and vital to both the short- and long-term healing process of patients. As the healthcare environment continues to evolve, furniture manufacturers are recognizing the need to create practical solutions that meet the needs of multiple individuals. Healthcare furnishings must now meet the functional needs of facilities and caregivers, as well as the therapeutic, comfort and aesthetic needs of patients and families. Furniture has become a critical part of creating an atmosphere where caregiver distractions are reduced, the focus on patient care is increased, the comfort of families is considered and the overall experience is positive.

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