Ignite director ADAM TAYLOR says design firms play an important role in reimagining retirement villages and aged care facilities as they evolve to meet changing client needs.
INsite talks to Hilda Johnson-Bogaerts, Director of Selwyn Institute for Ageing and Spirituality about why it’s important for facility design to reflect the philosophy of care.
A new $14 million development to Selwyn's St Andrews Village in Cambridge sees the addition of innovative new aged care suites, social facilities and independent living apartments.
Changes to the fire safety design requirement add yet another layer of compliance for aged care providers.
Stevenson Village would likely have been bought by a property developer had HBH Senior Living not purchased the Auckland social housing village.
More affordable, quality rental homes are needed for older New Zealanders to meet demand, warns a new report.
We generally don’t like to think about worst-case scenarios, about how our rest home or hospital would cope in a fire or earthquake. Getting out of a multi-storey building in an emergency situation is a frightening enough prospect for able-bodied people, let alone for the elderly or disabled.
JUDE BARBACK visits one of the newest retirement villages in Tauranga.
Ahead of the upcoming RVA conference in Sydney, DAN McNELIS and his team at architect firm, Klein, took some time to consider some of the main factors affecting the aged residential sector, from a design-focused point of view.
Two dementia facilities have been praised by the Ministry of Health for their exemplary approach to dementia-friendly design.