The number of aging population is increasing speedily while lifestyle quality improves; therefore, there is an increasing demand for nursing facilities. Nursing home as a significant nursing approach should not only exude the notion of being nursed, practical and joyous at old age but multi-functional and comprehensive services should also be provided. A well equipped community for the aged is hence established.
Quality in nursing, special in lifestyle and convenient access to facilities are design principles and key features to better nursing home. Nursing home should be rational in functional organization while manifesting humanism and physical concerns for the aged. The aging population with decreasing physical abilities shall be provided appropriate design that tends to be a safer place for activities. Good design details are very significant for the sake of convenience and pleasure of the aged. A necessitated range of design details include ramp at entryway, entryway without threshold and terrace, two exclusive button panels inside an elevator, and washroom equipped with handrail.
In recent years, UDG has very much emphasized upon nursing apartment design. For instance, now under construction in Wuxi, the Vanke Meili City integrates the residential design experience accumulated over the years. The charming, pragmatic and modern nursing apartment design via research into the targeted sales in demand is able to meet the habitat design for the aged.