Bunks for shelters

August 23, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

Consider the Challenges of Transitional Housing

Reliable housing has become such a critical need in the United States that a growing number of hospital systems have taken up the cause. Providers from Sacramento to St. Louis to Cleveland are working hard to secure permanent and transitional housing for patients who have nowhere to go after inpatient visits—even if it means building […]

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Caring for Caregivers

August 23, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

Managing Risks: Caring for your Caregivers

Managing risk in a healthcare setting becomes a complex task, requiring organizations to consider both the overtly unsafe act and the hidden danger in the environment. Each facility will have its own risk profile based on the characteristics of its physical space, workforce, and populations served. This is why it’s so important to have access […]

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Furniture Concepts Tip House

August 25, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

Do You Make These Common Furniture Buying Mistakes?

Buying furniture is not quite everybody’s “cup of tea.”  Often, professionals whose primary responsibilities are patient care or administration face the task of buying furniture for their facility because their organization does not have a professional buyer.  While the task is a daunting one, the good news is that there are many good resources available! There are […]

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need new furniture

August 25, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

Get Rid of Ugly Furniture Once and For All

ARE YOU TIRED OF YOUR FACILITY’S TIRED OLD FURNITURE?   It may be time to scrap the aging lounge and bedroom furniture and start fresh. So when you are ready to replace your facility’s furniture (or furnish a new facility) where do you start? Depending on the type of consumers, patients, or clients you serve you may […]

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11Furniture Safe Cleanable Durability Good Looking

August 25, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

Who Else Wants Metal Bedroom Furniture?

Metal beds, metal dressers and chests have hit the contract furniture industry with a bang! With a focus on cleanliness and durability, metal furniture has gained a place of prominence for facilities that focus on health care or housing. So what makes contract metal furniture such a winner?  To begin with, the heavy duty metal bed […]

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Furniture Safe Cleanable Durability Good Looking

August 25, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

The Power of Furniture Designed for Behavioral Healthcare

Practitioners of behavioral healthcare know that their patients are at a greater risk of suicide and self-harm than any other patient population. Safety is a primary concern of therapies used in any psychiatric facility. Behavioral healthcare furniture is important to managing risk appropriately to protect patients, visitors and staff.  Furniture and components can be used […]

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Contract Fabric Durable Fabric

August 25, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

The Power of the Right Upholstery Fabric

When selecting contract fabrics for upholstered furniture, there are many things to consider. Contract furniture is always “made to order” due to the enormous variety of furniture styles and fabric types, finishes, patterns and colors. The possible combinations that can be created imagining the endless number of furniture styles plus hundreds of thousands of upholstery fabric and its variables […]

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Common Room in Camp

August 25, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

Why Crate Furniture is Still King

The combination of value and durability for furnishings is probably top of most facility manager’s wish list. When furnishing a new facility, or refurnishing an existing facility, a minimum expectation for furniture performance is a two year replacement cycle with the hope that pieces will last five years. Very few projects are funded for high-end design price […]

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Durable Wood Metal Beds for Camps Furniture

August 25, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

The Power of a Good Bunk Bed

As new college students are getting ready to move into their dorms and campers are getting ready for their summer fun, demand for furniture for dorms & quarters and summer camps is at its seasonal high. Housing and camp directors are in the heat of last minute preparation for the expected masses.  As heads are counted, the […]

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behavioral healthcare furniture

August 25, 2021 | Furniture Concepts

Furniture for Behavioral Healthcare

Well Designed Behavioral Healthcare Facilities Benefit Both the Patients and Staff. In behavioral healthcare environments, the safety and comfort of staff and consumers is always top priority.Get the Complete TOUGH STUFF! CatalogElements from building design and hardware tofurniture and fixtures impact traffic flow, comfort, and the overall functionality of the space. A recent feature in Behavioral Healthcare recognized […]

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