As designers we often highlight the importance of positive spatial experiences for patients, and the need to create environments which reduce stress and improve patient satisfaction. Meanwhile, staff spaces are often designed for efficiency, travel distances, infection control and logistics. Clearly, we need to go beyond physical safety in occupational environments to support holistic staff wellbeing.
A brief literature review of resources that discuss infrastructure responses to Covid-19.
How can health designers respond to the challenge of the COVID-19 challenge while ensuring that patients and staff are supported by a healing and salutogenic environment. Is id possible?