A new hospital - Espoo, Finland
The new discharge and rehabilitation hospital, opened in the capital region of Finland in March 2017, is a showcase in functional design. The operating principle is to shorten inpatient time.
All 270 rooms in the new hospital are single patient rooms. As part of the efforts to reduce infections, all patient rooms have their own accessible bathrooms.
The care personnel has been involved in hospital design to ensure practical and safe spaces, and efficient use of staff resources.
Safe and functional bathrooms with Korpinen solutions
"Korpinen bathroom solutions were chosen because of their evidence-based design. The solutions are supported by comprehensive research of the Aalto University Research Institute for Health Care Facilities (Sotera) on functionality and requirements for accessible bathrooms. In addition, user groups at Espoo hospital evaluated the solution in model rooms. Together we chose the best complete Gaius solution with details that meet their needs. "
- Kari Palaste, architect, CEO of VPL Arkkitehdit