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EFA DESIGN SHOWCASE
POST-ACUTE/REHABILITATION

Menno Haven Rehabilitation Center CHAMBERSBURG, PA.
Submitted by: RDG Planning & Design OMAHA, NEB.

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The 44-bed Menno Haven Rehabilitation Center, opened in 2019,
provides a model for the future of
post-acute care. Located in Chambersburg, Pa., the project has achieved
WELL Certification at the Gold-level
and is recognized by the International WELL Building Institute as the
first WELL-certified skilled nursing
building in the world. The building is
designed with a focus on whole-person
healing through the incorporation of
research-based elements intended to
promote the physical, emotional, and
spiritual growth of guests.
Biophilic design was a focus during
the design process because research
has found that incorporating elements
from nature into the built environment
improves recovery times and increases
engagement by feeding occupants'
desire for connection with their local
environment. Artwork throughout
the building incorporates the area's
Civil War, religious, and agrarian
histories as well as landscape features
and activities common in the Cumberland Valley.
Guest Suites (the primary patient environment) were designed
to reinforce healthy sleep patterns,
accelerate recovery times, and reduce
dependence on artificial lighting. A
translucent window acts as a passive
circadian lighting strategy while also
allowing guest to maintain privacy.
Guests report having no issues with
falling and staying asleep during the
night in the building.
The design team was concerned that
the number and large size of windows
in the environment would create issues
with glare, so several strategies were
employed to control light including
careful consideration of finish colors,
manual and automatic blinds, and selective placement of shade trees (which
will take a few years to start working). Guests are adamant that there is
not too much light, as a recent guest
stated, "There is so much light, and I
think light brings encouragement."
Furthermore, nature is incorporated
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