John P. Marsden has translated research-based information into innovative and practicable design strategies that directly address those unfavorable perceptions of assisted living facilities. He discusses successful humanistic design and presents a conceptual framework, based on consumer-based research, composed of six themes: familiar housing cues, protective enclosure, caring cues, human scale, usability, and naturalness. He applied this framework to specific guidelines for building exteriors, interior entries, and common shared spaces.Chapter 2 addresses resources available to guide the design of assisted living, distinguishing between resources that are ... Chapter 6 addresses interior entries, and chapters 7 and 8 focus on common shared spaces a living rooms andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Humanistic Design of Assisted Living|
|Author||:||John P. Marsden|
|Publisher||:||JHU Press - 2005-04-08|