Areas of Expertise
Hospitals and Health Clinics
BDEL has provided accessibility consulting services to a number of hospitals and health clinics in Ontario including St. Vincent’s Hospital, the Ottawa Civic Hospital and the Queensway Carleton Hospital.
BDEL, as an integral member of an international team of accessibility experts, reviewed architectural drawings for the construction of the Dania Center Rehabilitation Hospital in Bahrain. The project’s goal was to maximize accessibility and the support the independence of patients and their families.
A similar approach was used with the review of design and construction drawings for the CPHC Brockville, Ontario Family Medical Center.
BDEL conducted a complete accessibility audit of the Cape Breton Regional Hospital which included clinic facilities, patient rooms and about 45 washrooms.
BDEL also served as the editor for the Fakeeh Healthcare Universal Design Standards Book for the Emirate of Dubai.
With a combination of consumer participation, an international perspective and professional architectural expertise in accessibility and fire and life safety, BDEL provides an exceptional team approach. BDEL offers service in English, French and American Sign Language.