The health-policy principle of ‘out-patient before in-patient care’ can
only succeed if private households are converted into health locations. The key
to success in this case is the development of the bathroom into a care setting
for older people, as well as people in need of support and nursing. This calls
for new constructional solutions, e.g., the design of comfortable bathrooms in
confined spaces, as well as technical assistance systems that make it easier
for relatives and out-patient nursing staff to look after people in their own homes.
In his presentation Mathias Thiel talks about the
results of the study "Therapeutic Bathroom 2030” (Pflegebad
2030) to give the installation trade the wherewithal to advise customers
comprehensively in their homes and to plan, install and maintain the relevant
technical systems in confined spaces. Moreover, the study generates new
impulses for product development and product adaptations in the interests of
Lecture: Therapeutic Bathroom 2030: Planning of the Bathroom as a Workplace for Nursing Staff
Speaker: Matthias Thiel, ZVSHK
Date: Friday, 15. March 2019, 11:00 am
Location: Saal Europa, Hall 4.0, ISH Frankfurt/Main
The lecture will be held in German.
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