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Report: Designing for Rehabilitation

To support the design of rehabilitative environments and provide better outcomes for people the latest report from the Real Estate expert group explores the nature of wider design evidence which should be considered in both current and future prison design.

The report examines some of the most beneficial design considerations which can positively impact on and improve an individual’s mental and physical well-being and incorporates information on three recent research based case studies. The first two research studies, from the UK and the Netherlands, have used environmental psychologists to develop prison design guidance and the third was a review of academic literature on how design influences human behaviour delivered specifically for this report by SPPS’s Research and Evaluation Unit.

The report contains active links to the following supplementary documents:

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