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Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children Installs Rubber Flooring
January 22, 2016 - Contact FacilitiesNet Editorial Staff »
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.
Read more about healthcare facilities on the Healthcare Facilities Today website.
This Quick Read was submitted by Cathryn Jakicic, Healthcare Industries Editor, Facilities.net.