Adult mental health units: planning and design (HBN 03-01)

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Guidance on planning and designing adult acute mental health units in England.



This guidance covers planning, site selection and aspects of building design that should be considered when planning any mental health units.

It supersedes Health Building Note 35 – ‘Accommodation for people with mental illness’, Part 1: ‘The acute unit’ (1996).

Published 20 March 2013.