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Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children Installs Rubber Flooring


When administrators at Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, in Wilmington, Delaware, selected furnishings and finishes for the hospital’s 450,000-square-foot expansion, they took to heart the many opinions and wishes that families, children and caregivers shared with them. 

The result is a hospital designed for and planned by children and families that promotes emotional, and physical healing, featuring noraplan environcare™ and noraplan® sentica in corridors, patient rooms, work stations, clinical spaces and waiting rooms.

Opened last October, the world renowned, full-service children’s hospital sees 7,000 people through its outpatient doors and 5,000 individuals through its inpatient doors on a daily basis.

When it came to selecting a floor covering that supports the family-centered design, administrators turned to rubber flooring for a variety of reasons, among them slip resistance. 

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This Quick Read was submitted by Cathryn Jakicic, Healthcare Industries Editor, Facilities.net

 

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