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EFA DESIGN SHOWCASE
SKILLED NURSING

Bishop Gadsden Health Center CHARLESTON, S.C.
Submitted by: RLPS Architects LANCASTER, PA.

Project category: Unbuilt/conceptual
Chief administrator: C. William (Bill) Trawick, president and CEO
Firm: RLPS Architects, www.rlps.com
Design team: RLPS Architects (architect); Hussey Gay Bell (civil engineer)
Resident/client capacity: 64 skilled care, 30 memory care, and 32 shortterm rehabilitation residents
Total building area (sq. ft.): 132,500
Construction cost/sq. ft.: Not available
Total construction cost (excluding land): Not available
Completion: TBD

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In a major healthcare
repositioning initiative, Bishop
Gadsden in Charleston, S.C.,
wanted to explore the possibility
of designing a universal model
of resident accommodation
that could effectively serve the
needs of individuals requiring skilled care, hospice care,
rehabilitation, assisted living or
care for people with dementia.
The owner further requested
that the design be adaptable to
independent living.
The foundation for this
universal design model was a
skilled care suite previously
developed for a life plan community in Naples, Fla. The
20-year-old off-set room design
at that community, influenced
by research and input from Dr.
Lorraine G. Hiatt, environmental gerontologist, has successfully withstood the test of time
to serve as the basis for this new
concept. The off-set layout creates the opportunity for two dis-

tinct but connected zones within
a 400-square-foot floor plate
that includes a fully accessible
bathroom. Providing a deliberate and profound connection to
nature to enhance the residents'
experiences was paramount in
developing and advancing the
3-D models of the plan. The requirements for each level of care
were tested against the program,
environmental opportunities,
and constraints provided by the
room layout.
Encouraging family engagement by dispelling the stigma
associated with a typical nursing
home environment was achieved
by providing a sitting room
immediately upon entering the
suite and relocating the sleeping
area to the back portion of the
room. The two zones are interchangeable in the positioning of
furniture and provide the owner,
staff, resident, and family with
multiple options and arrangement choices.


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