IlluminAID: Lighting for Fall Prevention

In 2016/17, The Health Design Lab Collaborated with Providence Health Care to conceptualize a lighting system that can be used in residential care facilities to reduce falls and increase quality of sleep.

The First Five: Designing the Front Entrance Experience for the New St. Paul’s Hospital

The Health Design Lab (HDL) at Emily Carr University collaborated with the St. Paul’s Hospital redevelopment team on this project, to further explore and consider the patient and visitor experience upon entry into the new hospital. Titled “The First Five”, the focus of this project was on the first 5 minutes, the first 5 user needs and the first 5 actions upon entry.

A web-platform for increasing the uptake of Autism research by families

In 2017/2018 the Health Design Lab  collaborated with the Pacific Autism Family Network (PAFN) to design a web-platform to facilitate the uptake of credible, evidence-based research by families and individuals with Autism. This work began with a focus on creating a research platform, but through engagement of families in our design process, the concept evolved to into a more substantial platform that would also guide families towards local services and community events.

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