The Royal Bolton Hospital has revamped its bereavement area to create a calming environment for bereaved families.
Susanne Lomax MBE and Find have been working hard to revamp the corridor leading to the viewing room, the waiting area and the office.
Creating a calming environment.
After Finds visit and plans put in place, work started with the revamp of the corridor leading to the viewing room. Taking inspiration from the hospital bereavement book a once plain wall now features a series of beautiful murals. Each mural features a tree worked into a series of archways. With each archway representing the change of season and the cycle of life.
The waiting area and office walls feature a butterfly print theme. With inspiration taken from the hospital's memory boxes to create a calming and inviting area to reflect.
“Both areas have been carefully designed taking into consideration the department in which they sit. By using existing ideas such as the tree and butterfly a familiarity has been established," commented Karen Clayton at Find Memory Care.
The Royal Bolton Hospital are working hard to improve the environment for their patients.