| 10,000 s.f. conversion of medical/surgical unit to
a 27 bed newborn care unit.
|Facilitate the invention of a new standard of care for
ill newborns. Accommodate a new method of operation and
provide a healthy environment for the people who lovingly
care for the patients and their families.
|Understanding and incorporating the intricacies and
delicate nature of treating ill newborns. Designing a
layout that took into account flexibility for cost effectiveness
and creating a positive atmosphere while respecting the
seriousness of this particular area of medicine.
|By de-centralizing the nurses's station and creating
nursing work areas which are more accommodating to the
patient - caregiver ration allowed for maximum flexibility
in design, operation and staffing.