Simplifying a complex set of concepts into a central image. We might conceive a core value of caring as ontological, a mode of existence that human-centred practices may share with medicine, nursing, counseling, social work. This way of being might be central to design as service to society, humanity, and direct clients and stakeholders.
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Evidence-Based Service Design
From Chapter5, Design for Care
Inpatients spend most of their time during hospital treatment and recovery in a bed, often in a shared room. It might be obvious to anyone who has even visited a hospital room that the experience of resting and waiting in this sterile, artificial environment could be greatly . . . → Read More: What Counts as Evidence in Healthcare Service Design?
Interview with Dr. Peter Jones
Thanks to Dustin Johnston-Jewell, Strategic Foresighter at Idea Couture and SFI MDes grad student, for the terrific interview and publication in IC’s MISC magazine.
While MISC is Idea Couture’s own curated and published magazine, it has very high design values and a good range of authors, from within the fast-growing . . . → Read More: MISC Magazine Interview