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Publications by Alessandro Caruso:

 

Collaborative Design In An Extra Care Development

Publication date: Jul 17, 2018, Care & Dementia Environments Conference

Publication Description: During the Care & Dementia Environments conference in March, Alessandro Caruso, co-founder of Alessandro Caruso Architects and Interiors and Nicola Taylor, head of care services, Abbeyfield, discussed the collaborative design of Fern House, an extra care development in West Yorkshire.

Co-author: Nicola Taylor

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Why Design is Integral to Mental Health Services

Publication date: Feb 21, 2018, Design in Mental Health Network

Publication Description: On behalf of the Design in Mental Health Network, Alex Caruso explains how designing facilities appropriately can improve safety and patient outcomes, as well as benefit the mental health of patients.

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Designing for Recovery – Key Elements to Consider

Publication date: Jan 2016, The Network – Journal of the Design in Mental Health Network

Publication description: A debate between an Architect and a Mental Health and Learning Disabilities Provider around good recovery environments and what makes them, what can the design community do to create them to influence speed of recovery.

Co-author: Andrew Frankel-Caine

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Alessandro Caruso: The Accidental Healthcare Architect

Publication date: Oct 2015, Eco for sustainable design – Ecophon Cover Healthcare 2015

Publication description: A serious motorcycle accident gave him the mission to improve healthcare environments for patients. Today, UK based architect Alessandro Caruso is committed to create healing environments for the healthcare industry.

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Fledgling Healthcare Architectural Firm’s Success is Evidence of Market Strength

Publication date: Jan 27, 2015, Building Better Healthcare

Publication description: Update on healthcare market.

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Care UK Spearheads New Approach to Mental Health Design

Publication date: Jun 23, 2014, Building Better Healthcare

Publication description: As care pathways have changed to support patient recovery, so too has the design of mental health environments.

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New Architectural Practice to Further Healthcare Design Excellence

Publication date: Feb 17, 2014, Building Better Healthcare

Publication description: Alessandro Caruso has set up a new practice which will focus primarily on health and social care facilities.

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A New Era for Healthcare Developments

Publication date: Sep 9, 2013, Building Better Healthcare

Publication description: The £3.4m development is being delivered in four phases and include refurbishment of the existing Health Centre along with a new-build annex which now houses two GP practices. The facility will also provide space for community healthcare services.

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New Mental Health Facility Challenges the Guidelines

Publication date: May 22, 2013, Building Better Healthcare

Publication description: A ground-breaking joint venture aimed at creating a blueprint for the future delivery of mental health services has led to the construction of a flagship new step-down facility in Horsham, West Sussex.

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On The Spot

Publication date: Nov 13, 2012, Yorkshire Post

Publication description: Personal Profile.

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Glenfield Hospital’s Paediatric Intensive Care Unit Expansion

Publication date: Oct 25, 2012, Building Better Healthcare

Publication description: Design Special report.

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Learning Disability Centre Sets Precedent for Future Design

Publication date: Mar 06, 2012, Building Better Healthcare

Publication Description: Efforts by trusts in the north of England to vastly improve inpatient services for people with learning disabilities has led to the development of a purpose-built facility in Hull.

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Living Proof

Publication date: June 2018, HealthInvestor UK

Publication Description: The term ‘future-proof’ may be bandied about in health and care, but what do facilities designed to stand the test of time really look like? Sarah Williams takes a look across the sector.

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