Health care facilities encompass a wide range of types, from small and relatively simple medical clinics to large, complex, and costly, teaching and research hospitals. Increasing competition for both patients and staff means that healthcare facilities look at their buildings as a way to differentiate from competitors. In this regards, the inclusion of sustainability features not only results in resource efficiency, but also in an improved working and healing environment that often lead to shorter recovery periods, as well as decreased pain management treatments, and secondary disease.
The site lies within a zone designated for healthcare in the urban framework structure developed for the city, Plan Al Ain 2030. The site is already used for healthcare services and a culturally significant hospital facility on the site is to be retained. Other elements of the site to be retained and enhanced through the development include: Shaikh Zayed Majlis, a church, a mosque, housing, carparking, landscaping and a workshop.
Comfortable and well daylit spaces that will contribute to the health and wellbeing of the occupants
The Japara Aged Care facility in Rye is a two storey building consisting of approximately 99 nursing home bedrooms and aiming to achieve a 5 star Green Star Design & As Built certification.
The proposed Japara Healthcare development in Newport intends to provide a modern aged care facility for 120 bedrooms.
Regis Hillcrest is a 4 star Green Star Healthcare aged care facility located in Western Australia. The project consisted of the demolition of existing buildings fronting Harvest Road and Turton Street to make way for a two storey and three storey development comprising of 109 beds