Avoiding Slips, Trips, and Falls
In a healthcare environment, safety is paramount. Falls are a common and devastating complication of patient care, particularly in elderly patients. Studies have found that falls occur at a rate of 3-5 per 1,000 bed-days, and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) estimates that 700,000 to 1 million hospitalized patients fall each year.
The Lodge at Gulf Shores State Park
Following the devastation left in the wake of 2004’s Hurricane Ivan, The Lodge at Gulf State Park was established. The loss of the property was catastrophic to the state park, economically, environmentally and socially. As they picked up the pieces, the State of Alabama and city of Gulf Shores decided to rebuild the hotel with a goal in mind of embodying the old lodge while keeping environmental sustainability at the forefront.
Calgary Central Library
As one of the largest library systems in North America, Calgary Public Library is an important part of the community it serves. The new main branch was created and inspired by its diverse inhabitants, as more than half of Calgary’s residents are active cardholders.