Visiting a healthcare professional can be difficult for patients. Sterile and often cold environments can add anxiety to even a routine checkup. So designing a waiting room and reception area that will help patients feel calm and relaxed is important.
Enhance patient experience with custom design
Begin your design by identifying and planning for your office’s practical needs. Make sure your cabinetry and furniture are custom-designed to fulfill all of those practical needs. Then work on the waiting room design. This design should be warm, but neutral so as to help ease patient anxiety and promote calm.
Entrance and reception desk
Make sure you’re giving your patients plenty of space in the waiting room. They may wish to have a bit of privacy so this area should be big and open with plenty of room to avoid feeling cramped.
Hidden storage units
Design your reception desk with custom storage that is specific to your needs. These custom storage units can be hidden behind a beautiful, elegant facade, making the room feel simple and clean. Custom storage also helps keep your waiting room clutter-free and this is key to keeping it patient friendly.
We already mentioned the importance of privacy in your waiting room. One way to provide that is in how you set up your seating. You’ll want to have plenty of seating, but break it up so that families can sit together. This will go a long way toward making your patients feel comfortable. Provide seating that is comfortable and vary the types of seats to accommodate different needs.
As with any space you design, natural light is key. The more of it, the better. Utilize warm and neutral tones as well as recessed lights to maximize the comfort and strike the right mood for the room.
Kitchens Inc. has designed custom casework for all industries. At Kitchens Inc, we’re crafting some of the finest American-made cabinetry in the industry. We are driven and proud of the products, and that is evident in every component that comes off the line. Our customers can be assured that with our high standards, come dependability and support.