Good article in the New York Times about redesigning hospitals and improving health. We especially like the very honest answer of the clinical nurse leader at the end. Rounds up the article very nicely. Read the full article here.
The time that hospitals were decidedly boring is most definitely over.
At the Royal London Children’s Hospital the kids have their own Wonderland-looking playground with a fantastic interior, great toys and a giant interactive television.
The interactive game, Woodland Wiggle, allows kids to paint pictures and play music through their own movements. Whilst creating the game, the designer considered movements that would be the most beneficial to their health.
To know more about the artist Chris O’Shea, have a look on his website.
Tell me and I will forget;
show me and I may remember;
involve me and I will understand.
Old Chinese Proverb