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COVID-19 is shaping design of future facilities

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The design of future retirement living and aged care accommodation will need to safely maximise interaction with the outside world even during a quarantine event, says a seniors living architect.

The coronavirus pandemic has resulted in varying restrictions on retirement living and aged care residents’ daily life and changes to how people connect with their loved ones and community.

The restrictions have led to the closure of common amenities and activities for retirement living residents, who have been encouraged to self-isolate and impacted visitors, activities and excursions for aged care residents.

To read the full article, please visit the Australian Ageing Agenda website.



Source:
Natasha Egan, 2020, Australian Ageing Agenda (https://www.australianageingagenda.com.au)

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