For Immediate Release (03/25/10)
Behavioral Health Design Commission Awarded to Prominent
Bernstein & Associates, Architects is pleased to announce that
it has been awarded the commission to provide behavioral health
design services, as well as behavioral health planning services,
for a large, free-standing behavioral health center in New York.
Behavioral health is an important part of the continuum of
health care services in our society, and Bernstein & Associates,
Architects is pleased to be chosen the designer of this
behavioral health facility.
The services provided include behavioral health master plan,
design of comprehensive psychiatric emergency program (CPEP)
services, inpatient behavioral health facilities, and outpatient
behavioral health facilities. The focus of the design effort is
to create a state-of-the-art behavioral health facility, focused
on behavioral health patient safety, patient comfort, and best
practices in behavioral health design. The focus on patient
safety included a comprehensive effort to create a suicide
resistant design, with a particular focus on areas that are
reachable by the patient particularly in private areas such as
bedrooms and bathrooms.
This state-of-the-art behavioral health facility promises to be
a leading example of behavioral health planning and behavioral
health design when complete.
About Bernstein & Associates, Architects:
Founded in 1990, this healthcare architecture firm specializes
in healthcare architecture, with a number of sub-specialties
including behavioral health planning and behavioral health
design. The firm is run by William N. Bernstein, LEED®AP, AIA, a
well-known healthcare and behavioral health architect. The firm
is highly experienced with state-of-the-art healthcare design.
For further Information about planning and design of a
behavioral health facilities, contact Bernstein & Associates,
Bernstein & Associates, Architects
59 West 19th Street - 6A
New York, NY 10011