ERIC Number: ED024189
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Reference Count: 0
Design of Facilities for the Mentally Retarded; Diagnosis and Evaluation, Education and Training, Living Units. Hospital and Medical Facilities Series.
Vanston, A. Rorke; And Others
Elements of architectural planning of new physical facilities for the mentally retarded detailed include programing and writing the project program. Design concepts are considered, and the following are specified: types of physical facilities with sample floor plans; elements of physical facilities, such as staff offices, activity areas, living units, and ancillary areas; basic planning consideration; and construction costs. A chart treats four levels of retardation; tables suggest areas for various facilities and recommend lighting levels. A bibliography cites 23 items. (LE)
Descriptors: Ancillary Services, Architectural Programing, Clinical Diagnosis, Construction Costs, Day Care, Exceptional Child Services, Facilities, Facility Guidelines, Medical Services, Mental Retardation, Mild Mental Retardation, Moderate Mental Retardation, Program Development, Residential Care, Residential Programs, Severe Mental Retardation, Sheltered Workshops
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 ($0.35).
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Public Health Service (DHEW), Washington, DC. Div. of Hospital and Medical Facilities.