Careful Design Can Help to Combat Isolation

Posted by Karyl Walker on Thu, Feb 10, 2022 @ 09:15 AM

The past two years have brought into focus the damaging effects of social isolation. That challenge to health existed long before the pandemic, of course. Research has shown that a lack of social connection can worsen an individual's health risks as much as heavy smoking or even a diagnosable alcohol use disorder. It's clear that all health care providers should attend to patients' social needs with the same energy they devote to physical and mental health.

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Topics: Health Care Furniture, Interior Design Advice of Group Living Facilities, Adolescent Treatment Centers, Contract Furniture, Extreme-Use Furniture, Group Furniture Buying Advice, Behavioral Healthcare Furniture, Fabric/Upholstered Furniture for Contract, Contract Furniture & Fabric: Making it Last, Contract Bedroom Furniture, group living furniture, heavy use furniture, heavy duty furniture, Furniture Tips, Health Care, Sober Living Furniture, Furniture for Treament Centers, Sober Living, Treatment centers, Furniture with the look of home, anti-ligature furniture, safe furniture, outdoor seating, sustainable furniture, risk management, setting, compassionate spaces, mental health

Heavy Duty Furniture for Health Care Environments

Posted by Karyl Walker on Sat, Dec 05, 2020 @ 12:36 PM

Replacing furniture is expensive. When you run a health care organization that orders group living furniture in bulk, replacing furniture can be even more unpleasant. Your furniture is an investment, so you want to make sure you get the right heavy duty furniture that will look great and stay strong through years of use.

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Topics: Tough Stuff, Furniture For Incontinence, Behavioral Healthcare Furniture, Fabric/Upholstered Furniture for Contract, Contract Furniture & Fabric: Making it Last, heavy use furniture, heavy duty furniture

Selection is a Must Have for Furniture Buyers

Posted by Karyl Walker on Fri, Jun 28, 2019 @ 02:34 PM

Every trend has a counterbalance. For example, online shopping, with its voluminous capacity for search results, has given rise to consumer demand for unique items. Instead of the same-old, off-the-shelf product choices, everyone from the college athlete to the urban mom is looking for something special.

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Topics: Contract Furniture & Fabric: Making it Last, group living furniture, retail vs contract Furniture

Human Hustle Needs Contract Furniture Muscle

Posted by Karyl Walker on Tue, Apr 09, 2019 @ 10:59 AM

Each year, millions of people live, learn and play in group settings such as campsites, residential centers, assisted living or community housing.

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Topics: Group Furniture Buying Advice, Behavioral Healthcare Furniture, Contract Furniture & Fabric: Making it Last, heavy use furniture, Summer Camp Furniture, heavy duty furniture, Furniture for Treament Centers, Sober Living

Incontinence Management for Heavy-Use Environments

Posted by Janet Voigt on Mon, Feb 25, 2019 @ 04:19 PM

 Few retailers offer self-decking but almost all contract furniture providers do.

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Topics: Health Care Furniture, Contract Furniture, Furniture For Incontinence, Contract Furniture & Fabric: Making it Last, Limited Mobility Furniture

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