A Study on the Functional Area Composition and Correlation Factors of Elderly Care Floor in Nursing Home
Korean Institute of Interior Design Journal
노인요양시설 요양층의 기능별 면적구성과 상관요인에 관한 연구
Nursi ng Homes do not have a defi ned standard i n the space area nor does i t have a detai l ed standard faci l i ty requi rement by l aw. Thi s can possi bl y l ead to the deteri orati on of the faci l i ty and the system. Thi s di rectl y affects the medi cal treatment space area wi thi n the nursi ng home. The medi cal treatment area provi des medi cal treatment to seni ors and thi s i s where the seni ors get most of thei r dai l y servi ces. Therefore, thi s i s research i s about the
... h i s about the study of the space area of the medi cal center and the rati o trend of the space area for the medi cal treatment faci l i ty l ocated i n seni or nursi ng homes. Ten faci l i ti es have been sel ected i n thi s study to anal yze the correl ati on factors between space area and i ts trends. The anal ysi s performed i ncl udes the condi ti ons rel ati ng to the area and what affects the center. We have fol l owed up wi th a proposal for i mprovement of the faci l i ty and area confi gurati on for the medi cal treatment faci l i ty. Based on the anal ysi s, the fol l owi ng concl usi on can be made: Fi rst, the seni or wel fare centers are mostl y used as a resi dence purpose fol l owed a temporary stay of resi dence faci l i ty for the seni ors. Second, research i ndi cates that the bi gger the faci l i ty, nursi ng and publ i c functi ons took a l arger porti on of the space area compared to other servi ces wi thi n the seni or wel fare centers. Thi rd, the study shows the management space area took up about 1%~6% of the enti re medi cal center wi thi n the nursi ng home whi ch i s a narrow space area because of the i ntegrated management. Fourth, anal ysi s based on the trend i n the ti me-seri es i ndi cate after the adopti on of the system, there i s a conti nued decl i ne i n the space area of nursi ng, management and publ i c areas. Lastl y, si nce before and after 2008, the space area composi ti on of the nursi ng faci l i ty shows a conti nuous decl i ne i n our study. We can safel y concl ude that the revi sed seni or wel fare act's constructi on pl an has an effect i n the faci l i ty and i s effecti vel y worki ng to meet i ts requi rement. Therefore, the revi si on of the l aw i s requi red to refl ect the soci al needs of the resi dents.