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  • A New Look for Bradley

    Fact Sheet

    The new Bradley Hospital will help meet the rising demand for child and adolescent
    mental health services and enhance the overall quality of care for children and their
    families. It has been designed to be a modern, state-of-the-art facility that also provides a comfortable, child-focused atmosphere that is essential to the care and therapy of our patients.

    New Addition - Inpatient Units

    • 44,000-square-foot building opens on Wednesday, April 1.
    • Features 60 private rooms and three times more square feet of inpatient space.
    • Rooms are located in small quiet pods that enable staff to closely monitor and quickly respond to patients and allow the hospital to be more flexible when admitting patients.
    • Building theme: Rhode Island, the Ocean State
    • Programs housed within the new building:
    • Child and Adolescent Inpatient Programs - for children ages 2 to 18 years who suffer from serious disorders and are in need of short-term stabilization, assessment and treatment
    • Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities - inpatient program for children with serious behavioral disorders in addition to a developmental condition, such as mental retardation or autism.
    • First floor is shared by the Children's Program and the Center forAutism and Developmental Disabilities, which will each accommodate 15 children.
    • Each unit is about 9,542 square feet.
    • Second floor is occupied solely by theAdolescent Program, which will be divided into two units, “Bay” and “Harbor,” and accommodate 30 adolescents.
    • 19,085 total square feet
    • All three inpatient units include a great room, activity rooms and a sun room with views of Narragansett Bay. Enclosed central courtyard - complete with gazebo - provides a beautiful and safe place for children to enjoy theoutdoors or visit with their families.
    • The new inpatient building completes the first phase of a campus-wide revitalization that will significantly increase and modernize patient, visitor and research space at Bradley Hospital.The entire project is scheduled to be complete by the fall of 2009.
    • Phase Two: Renovation of the nearly 80-year-old main Laufer Building to accommodate expanded outpatient and partial-hospitalization (day) services as well as research space.
    • Phase Three: Renovation of the on-campus Swan House building to accommodate the Children's Residential and Family Treatment (CRAFT) program for children ages 4 to 12 who do not require inpatient care but cannot yet live with their families.
    • Architect: The S/L/A/M Collaborative
    • Construction Manager: Gilbane Building, Inc.
    • Total project cost: $31.1 million



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