Publication: Clinical Nurse Specialist (The International Journal for Advanced Nursing Practice)
Publication Reference: 34(1):5-7, January/February 2020
“We call it the delirium room,” my colleagues would say about a hospital room where, anecdotally, it was noticed that more patients tended to become delirious. I went to visit it—the door squeaked with each swing, there was minimal daylight with the window view being a neighboring wall, and the room faced the constantly noisy nursing station.What insights can architectural design provide toward our understanding of delirium and models of care?
What if “the delirium room” did not incite delirium but instead prevented and even treated it?
Read more about Delirium and Design HERE.