University of Rochester Medical Center
The conversion of approximately 8,600 GSF of existing outdated office space in G-9200 to a new Psychiatric Department in-patient space for consolidated, up-to-date patient stations able to accommodate Med/Surg patients. Renovations included the relocation and consolidation of Psychiatric outpatient services from several different locations within the hospital. NYS OMH Guidelines were strictly followed throughout operations with patient well-being in mind. Collaboration with medical and nursing staff defined the spaces, needs, and operations to create a safer and more efficient unit.
All new HVAC, plumbing, fire protection, and electric systems within the renovated spaces. FGI and OMH guidelines were utilized. Electrical power system was divided into normal, life safety, and critical power for proper separation. Nursing keyed controls for water flow for patient toilet rooms was included. New exhaust fans and ducting were required for linen, toilet rooms, and janitors’ closets.