Studies have shown that a 'homely' setting is the optimal environment for patients of mental health facilities. This concept, known as normalisation, has become more common than the clinical environments of the past, which focused on safety rather than aesthetics. With this shift comes a challenge for designers and architects to create spaces that are both safe and appealing to patients in mental health or behavioural-health facilities.

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