5 Reasons to create a comfortable outdoor area at your Hospital

5 Reasons to create a comfortable outdoor area at your Hospital

Here are some reasons why an inviting outdoor area is a great idea for hospitals, care homes and hospices:

The Kent & Canterbury Hospitals Sensory Garden - Pictures from East Kent Hospitals

Image credit: East Kent Hospitals

1. An outside area provides an escape from the clinical hospital environment that some patients or visitors can find overwhelming

2. Patients can get some fresh air and gentle exercise with a stroll around the area, this might even improve their recovery time

3. An outside area offers a quiet and calm place to think, relax and re-charge – great for both patients and visitors

4. Enjoy some sunshine – patients can top up their vitamin D levels and enjoy a sunny day away from the stuffy inside environment

5. An outdoor area is the perfect place for children to play or watch nature; whether it is a child patient or visiting children who may be bored or scared of the hospital.

Why not make sure these benefits can be felt all year round by adding a canopy, awning or shade sail to your outdoor area to provide cover from any sudden downpours. A hospital canopy or shade sail can also provide much needed shade on sunny days, creating a cool relaxing escape from the heat which also offers high UV protection.

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and comfort of patients, residents and visitors.
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