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Senior Care Designs in a Covid-19 World: Considerations to Improve Infection Control

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When we design senior living, we focus on what makes life worth living for our residents.”

William Brummet, Principal Architect, William Brummet Architects

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About The Episode

When it comes to creating change, it can start from the ground up. Our Mavericks, Francis & Taylor, learn the ins and outs of designing senior living for better infection control from William Brummett, an architect specializing in senior and special care settings for 28 years. Mr. Brummett was the recipient of 3 national fellowships to study senior living, a past fellow at Institute on Aging and Environment, focusing on memory care, and the author of two published books on senior care.

Watch this episode to learn:

  • Why the industry is shifting from “hospitality” to settings of meaningful activity, community connection and authenticity
  • How all private units aids in infection control
  • Why many good design responses to infection control are already supported by existing life safety and FGI codes

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Mavericks of Senior Living is sponsored by Serenity Engage, Inc. and Assured Assisted Living. This episode was produced by Katherine Wells and Francis LeGasse.   You can subscribe to Mavericks for Senior Living on Apple Podcasts, Google Play or Stitcher. You can also find us on TwitterFacebook, or via email at ignitehope@mavericksofseniorliving.

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