Architects at work - ArjoHuntleigh Guidebook

For over 60 years, ArjoHuntleigh has led the way in safe patient handling. Working with architects, nursing staffs, and patient mobility experts, we formulated industry-­specific guidelines that have aided in the construction and refurbishment of healthcare facilities around the world. The first edition of The Guidebook for Architects and Planners was produced in 1996, with over 30,000 copies distributed in 15 different languages. Today, we present the 4th edition.

The 4th Edition Guidebook for Architects and Planners offers a succinct and visually rich summary of practical design measures for incorporating mobility needs into your facility. Edited and revised by an international team of architects, ergonomists, nurses, representative users, and more, the 4th edition of the guidebook delivers intelligent, functional design strategies to help your facility deliver its highest quality of care.

The 4th Edition covers multiple key areas, including:

  • Planning strategies
    • Focus on the patient
    • Focus on the caregiver
    • Mobility support
    • Spatial optimization
  • Applying concepts
    • Bedsides
    • Toilet areas
    • Bath/shower areas
    • Care environments for bariatric patients
    • Soiled utility rooms
    • Corridors and elevators
    • Storage spaces and turning radiuses
  • Realizing efficient care
  • References

For further information, please contact your local sales representative to request more information and learn about our Guidebook.