Design for Wellbeing at Bendigo Hospital

In 2016-2018, I am part of the team conducting a design ethnography in the Psychiatric Services Unit of Bendigo Hospital. With RMIT colleagues Distinguished Professor Sarah Pink and Professor Laurene Vaughan, I am investigating how staff, patients and visitors experience the design of the existing wards in 2016. In 2018, we return to the new hospital building for the second part of this innovative study. Design for Wellbeing is a research partnership with Bendigo Hospital and Exemplar Health and was launched in August 2016, with media coverage that included the  Bendigo Advertiser and the ABC

 A patient at Bendigo Hospital indicates a favourite chair in his room.

A patient at Bendigo Hospital indicates a favourite chair in his room.