How the light reflectance, colour and texture of walls and ceilings can create healing environments. Healthcare facilities should provide a therapeutic environment in which the overall design of the building contributes to the process of healing rather than simply being a place where treatment takes place. Well designed healthcare buildings can help patients recover their health and wellbeing and have a positive effect on staff performance and retention.... Download the PDF to read more

Lighting in healing spaces

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In healthcare facilities, a properly-designed visual environment, with the appropriate use of colour and lighting, will have important benefits.  Studies have shown improved patient recovery rates and this in turn boosts overall hospital productivity and staff retention.

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