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SickKids Adolescent Mental Health Inpatient Unit

Parkin helped redesign the Slaight Family Integrated mental Health Unit at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto.  The unit cares for children and youth who are experiencing a broad range of complex mental health conditions and eating disorders.

Our first video (series 1) explored the unit and focused on important design elements. Our recent video “Evidence Based Design and Interior Concepts”, (series 2) touches on research conducted by Parkin, which has shown a connection to nature can have an impact on a patient’s recovery, affecting physical and mental well-being. Read more