How To Maximize Well-being, Safety and Recovery in Healthcare Buildings?
It has been proven that patients recover faster, employees are more motivated and everyone feels better and more comfortable in light, safe and modern healthcare buildings.
Glass connects patients to the world outside by letting natural light into the building. The effects of daylight are in direct correlation to faster recovery, improved emotional well-being and decreased dependence on medication, according to studies about the benefits of nature on healthcare environments.
This effect on the well-being of patients, staff and visitors, as well as the increasing focus on sustainability and the indispensable need for safety and protection, pose complex planning, design and construction challenges for healthcare facilities worldwide. Due to the reduced mobility of some patients, passive protection is critical in the unexpected event of a fire or other threats like attacks, explosions, etc. Safety glass solutions will allow to create containments and safe evacuation.
Having a clean environment is also a crucial part in healthcare facilities to avoid spread of germs and other infectious diseases. Glass products can be cleaned easily and correspond to the regulations demanded for this buildings. This contributes to the asepsis of patient rooms, corridors and surgery areas.