DARTMOUTH-HITCHCOCK CENTER FOR PALLIATIVE & HOSPICE CARE
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Health System’s Jack Byrne Center for Palliative and Hospice Care is a 30,000SF facility designed to increase support for patients’ and families’ physical, emotional, and spiritual comfort. The 12 single-occupancy patient bedrooms have space for overnight guests and feature balconies overlooking the woodlands of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center campus. Flexibly designed for growth, the building can accommodate six additional rooms if needed. The Center also features a kitchen and dining room for families to prepare and dine with their loved ones. Specialty spaces include a meditation and reflection room, massage area, music and art therapy rooms, youth rooms, spa, family library and reading nooks, and exercise room. The Center also serves as an educational resource for the region; it includes spaces for regional providers and caregivers to train in palliative and hospice care.
2019 IIDA New England Design Award “Best in Healthcare”