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More About This Title Design for Assisted Living: Guidelines for Housing the Physically and Mentally Frail
PART I: ASSISTED LIVING DEFINED.
What is Assisted Living?
Benchmarking Assisted Living Buildings and Residents.
Defining Conceptual Frameworks for Assisted Living Environments and Services.
PART II: ONE HUNDRED CRITICAL DESIGN CONSIDERATIONS.
Neighborhood and Site Issues.
The Outdoor Landscape.
Refining Design Attributes.
Stimulating Social Interaction.
Stimulating the Senses.
Planning the Dwelling Unit.
Engaging the Staff.
Designing for Dementia.
PART III: CASE STUDIES.
Humanitas Bergweg, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Wilhelmiina, Helsinki, Finland.
Goddard House, Brookline, MA.
Gyngemosegard, Herlev, Denmark.
Sunrise of Mission Viejo, CA.
Sunrise of Bellevue, WA.
Crown Cove, Corona Del Mar, CA.
Sunrise of Richmond, VA.
Copper Ridge, Sykesville, MD.
Virranranta, Kiruvesi, Finland.
Harbor House, Greendale, WI.
Ros Anders Gard, Vesterhaninge, Sweden.
Humlehusene, Albertslund, Denmark.
Postiljonen. Holliviken, Sweden.
Metsatahti, Hankasalmi, Finland.
PART IV: CONCLUSIONS AND DIRECTIVES.
Lessons Learned from Northern European Visits.
Other Lessons from Each Individual Country.
Twenty Most Important Design Issues and Considerations.
Thirty Future Trends.
Appendix A: Noteworthy Buildings.
Appendix B: Additional Important Buildings.
Appendix C: Glossary of Housing Terms.
Victor Regnier has produced another excellent and useful book which chronicles the last ten years of progress in assisted living design. From design considerations to case studies using hundreds of photographs and illustrations, the book communicates dozens of cutting edge concepts. —David J. Hoglund FAIA Partner, Perkins-Eastman Architects
The next twenty years will see a major growth in non-institutional alternatives to traditional nursing homes. Armed with insights he gathered from northern Europe and best practices from the United States, Victor Regnier has produced an inspiring look at choices we can make in designing the next generation of housing for the frail. —James E. Birren Ph.D., Associate Director, UCLA Center on Aging