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University of Virginia Altavista  Outpatient Dialysis Clinic: 25 Patient Stations

University of Virginia Altavista  Outpatient Dialysis Clinic: 25 Patient Stations

University of Virginia Altavista  Outpatient Dialysis Clinic: 25 Patient Stations – Altavista, VA

Project Scope: 10,000 sf renovation of an existing office space into a fully handicapped-accessible outpatient Dialysis treatment clinic in Altavista, Virginia. The clinic provides individualized treatment areas with full visual supervision by clinical staff in a less clinical looking environment. The clinic is professionally staffed 12 hours a day, six days a week, providing a more ‘homelike environment’ for patients that typically undergo treatment 3-4 times every week for the rest of their lives while also learning dietary and social coping skills with their varying levels of progressive renal disease. The request by the client was for the Patient’s Environment of Care to match their mission statement of Enhancing their quality of life, the family’s concerns of quality of care and to actively participate in their care routines. Professional Services provided by Currin Design Consulting, LLC include Planning, Programming,  ROI analysis, Construction Documents and Construction Administration.

Architect of Record: Currin Design Consulting, LLC, Architect: Belinda Currin, AIA

Project Completion:  2018

Project Cost: $1,900,000

Owner: UVA (University of Virginia) Health System

University of Virginia Fincastle Dialysis Inpatient Treatment Clinic: Fincastle, Virginia

UVA Fincastle Dialysis Inpatient Treatment Clinic

UVA Fincastle Dialysis Inpatient Treatment Clinic

Project Scope: 1,000 sf renovation of an existing office/ physical therapy space into a fully handicapped accessible inpatient Dialysis treatment clinic within the Kissito Health Continuing Care Community in Fincastle, Virginia. The clinic will provide up to 5 individualized treatment areas for ventilator (‘vent’ patients) restricted patients with full visual supervision by clinical staff without leaving their continuing care facility. The clinic will support a patient care load of up to 10 patients per week with varying levels of progressive renal disease. The request by the client was for the Patient’s Environment of Care to match their mission statement of Enhancing their quality of life, the family’s concerns of quality of care and for their family member not to have to leave their living environment for renal care. Professional Services provided by Currin Design Consulting, LLC include Planning, Programming , ROI analysis, Expansion Phasing, Construction Documents, Construction Administration

Architect of Record: Currin Design Consulting, LLC, Architect: Belinda Currin, AIA

Project Completion: 2019

Project Cost: TBD

Owner: UVA (University of Virginia) Health System/ Kissito Healthcare

University of Virginia Appomattox Outpatient Dialysis Clinic: 17 Patient Stations – Appomattox, VA

University of Virginia Appomattox Outpatient Dialysis Clinic: 17 Patient Stations

University of Virginia Appomattox Outpatient Dialysis Clinic: 17 Patient Stations

Project Scope: 6,500 SF renovation of an existing retail space (Rite-Aid Pharmacy) into a fully handicapped-accessible outpatient dialysis treatment clinic in Appomattox, Virginia. The clinic provides individualized treatment areas with full visual supervision by clinical staff in a less “clinical looking” environment. The clinic is professionally staffed 10 hours a day, six days a week, providing a more “home-like environment” for patients who typically undergo treatment 3-4 times every week for the rest of their lives while also learning dietary and social coping skills with their varying levels of progressive renal disease.

The request by the client was for the Patients’ Environment of Care to match their mission statement of enhancing their quality of life, the families’ concerns of quality of care and to actively participate in their care routines.

Architect-of-Record: Currin Design Consulting, LLC

Project Completion: 2016

Project Cost: $1.1 million

Owner: UVA Health System

University of Virginia Staunton Outpatient Dialysis Clinic: 17 Patient Stations – Staunton, VA

University of Virginia Staunton Outpatient Dialysis Clinic: 17 Patient Stations

University of Virginia Staunton Outpatient Dialysis Clinic: 17 Patient Stations

Project Scope: 7,500 SF renovation of an existing retail space (five tenant spaces consolidated) into a fully handicapped-accessible outpatient dialysis treatment clinic in Staunton, Virginia. The clinic provides individualized treatment areas with full visual supervision by clinical staff in a less “clinical looking” environment as well as a home health training program for home dialysis self-treatment therapy. The clinic is professionally staffed 10 hours a day, six days a week, providing a more “homelike environment” for patients that typically undergo treatment 3-4 times every week for the rest of their lives while also learning dietary and social coping skills with their varying levels of progressive renal disease. The request by the client was for the Patient’s Environment of Care to match their home surroundings in feel/interior design of the treatment space incorporating mountain views, non-clinical finishes and patient-controlled lighting at each treatment station.

Architect-of-Record: Currin Design Consulting, LLC

Project Completion: 2016

Project Cost: $1.6 million

Owner: UVA Health System

UNC Health System/Pardee Hospital – Cancer Treatment Center – Hendersonville, NC

UNC Health System/Pardee Hospital - Cancer Treatment Center - Hendersonville, NC

UNC Health System/Pardee Hospital – Cancer Treatment Center – Hendersonville, NC

Project Scope: 37,000 SF new cancer center adjacent to the existing hospital in Hendersonville, North Carolina. The center provides 16 chemotherapy infusion bays; pharmacy chemotherapy and non-chemotherapy compounding; ambulatory infusion services; radiation therapies consisting of linear accelerator therapy, CT simulation for dosimetry planning, ultrasound ablation; and surgical local tumor site extraction capabilities.

Important programming and planning points included separation of patient traffic from building support traffic; introduction of extensive controlled daylight/views to the exterior for the patients; privacy and the ability for discreet movement through the facility, emergency staff access not easily observed by the public; isolation of high-dose radiation therapy equipment and pharmaceuticals for both safety and security. The building’s upper two floors are occupied by two neighboring colleges offering various simulated medical training programs. Services provided by Currin Design Consulting, LLC included programming, planning and facility design as well as full discipline and specialty equipment quality control/cross-discipline coordination.

Architect: Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering

Owner: UNC Health System/Henderson County

Client/Owner Contact: Undisclosed

Project Cost: Undisclosed

Completion Date: July 2016

 

Augusta Health Cancer Center – Fishersville, VA

Cancer Center - Augusta Health

Cancer Center – Augusta Health

Project Scope: 45,000 SF new building addition to the existing hospital, creating a full service cancer center and iconic component to the Augusta Health campus in Fishersville, Virginia. The cancer center provides two Elekta linear accelerators for radiation oncology, 20 private infusion rooms with full height floor to ceiling windows providing views into the private meditation garden and the adjacent Appalachian mountains. Also provided are Bone Densitometry (Dexascan), dedicated en-suite CT scanning and research components. Ms. Currin provided building design assistance, quality control/ full discipline coordination of construction documents, medical equipment coordination review, cost efficiency review/ consulting, construction administration and project management services while employed by Odell Associates, Inc.

Architect: Odell Associates, Inc.

Project Cost: $7.5 million

Completion Date: 2005

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Oncology Research Facility – Richmond, VA 

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Oncology Research Facility

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Oncology Research Facility

Project Scope: 15,000 SF renovation of an existing office building to create a cancer research center with dedicated MRI scanning for cancer monitoring/research as well as research office space, clinical subject examination and testing.

Currin Design Consulting, LLC provided quality Control review of construction documents /full discipline, medical equipment & medical gases coordination review, cost efficiency review/ construction administration consulting services.

Architect: KOPA

Project Cost: Undisclosed

Completion Date: 2013

Camp Lejeune Multiple Specialty Clinics – Camp Lejeune, NC (picture unavailable)

Project Scope: Multiple area hospital renovation, expansion and 16 clinic medical office building (60,000 SF) within the existing Marine Corps base of Camp Lejeune, NC. The renovations consisted of diagnostic imaging (R/F, Xray, Ultrasound), nuclear medicine (SPECT CT, PET/CT, Gamma Camera) pharmacy relocation and expansion, ED & MRI addition, med/ surge bed tower renovations. The medical office building houses 16 treatment clinics of dental, opthamology, dermatology, mental health, urology, cardiology, respiratory, physical & occupational therapy, audiology, primary care, optometry, gastroenterology, outpatient imaging, outpatient surgical, neurology, urgent care. Ms. Currin provided specialized medical Peer Review for Architecture, Interiors, Medical equipment and specialty medical systems full cross-discipline coordination services while employed by Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering.

Architect: Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering

Project Cost: $105 million

Completion Date: 2013

 

Community Based Outpatient Care Center VAMC Durham

Community Based Outpatient Care Center VAMC Durham

Veterans Administration – CBOC (Community-Based Outpatient Clinic) – Durham, North Carolina

Project Scope: 26,600 SF new free standing three-story Outpatient Care Center in Durham, North Carolina. The Outpatient Care Center will provide much needed Dental and Primary Care clinics, complimenting the services offered at the adjacent existing VA Medical Center. The facility will provide 14 surgical procedure rooms and two oral surgery procedure rooms, full prosthetics lab, primary care clinic with bariatric capability. Currin Design Consulting, LLC provided quality Control review of construction documents /full discipline, medical equipment & medical gases coordination review, cost efficiency review/ consulting services.

Architect: Avetech Design Group

Project Cost: Undisclosed

Completion Date: 2017

Acute Dialysis Relocation and Expansion Riverside Regional Medical Center

Acute Dialysis Relocation and Expansion at Riverside Regional Medical Center

Riverside Health Acute Dialysis – Hampton Roads, VA

Project Scope: 1,200 SF renovation within the existing hospital, creating an acute outpatient dialysis service which provides 8 stations for Riverside Regional Medical Center in Hampton Roads, Virginia. Infection Control, detailed construction demolition & utility phasing, Life Safety, Patient Risk Assessment were critical in the success of this project in terms of debris control, non-interruption of critical systems and protection/ consideration of risk to the adjacent med/ surge patient care area.

Ms. Currin provided quality control/ full discipline coordination of construction documents, medical equipment coordination review, cost efficiency review/ consulting, construction administration and project management while employed by Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering.

Architect: Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering

Project Cost: $350,000

Completion  Date: 2008

 

Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital - Bon Secours Vascular Lab

Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital – Bon Secours Vascular Lab

Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital – Bon Secours Vascular Lab – Ashland, KY 

Project Scope: 1,500 SF renovation within the existing hospital, creating a vascular lab with four pre/post bays for vascular services at Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital in Ashland, Kentucky. The Vascular lab is located above medical records for the hospital, adjacent to surgical services sterile corridor and directly below the designated bed tower floor for inpatient oncology. Infection Control, construction demolition and utility phasing, Life Safety, Patient Risk Assessment were critical in the success of this project in terms of debris control, non-interruption of critical systems and protection/ consideration of risk to adjacent areas of the area being renovated.

Ms. Currin provided design, quality control/ full discipline coordination of construction documents, medical equipment coordination review, cost efficiency review/ consulting, construction administration and project management while employed by Odell Associates, Inc.

Architect: Odell Associates, Inc.

Project Cost: $1.5 million

Completion Date: 2005

 

Sentara Leigh Hospital Women’s Breast Cancer Center – Norfolk, VA

Sentara Leigh Hospital Women's Breast Cancer Center

Sentara Leigh Hospital Women’s Breast Cancer Center

Project Scope: 7,000 SF phased renovation to the adjacent hospital’s medical office building in Norfolk, Virginia. The clinic provides 4 mammography rooms, a stereotactic room and a stereoprone room for needle locations/ biopsies and counseling. Infection Control, Life safety, Patient risk and close coordination with surgical services for patient transport were keys to the project’s design and construction success.

Ms. Currin provided planning, programming, clinic design, quality control/ full discipline coordination of construction documents, medical equipment coordination review, cost efficiency review/ consulting services while employed by Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering.

Architect: Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering

Project Cost: $650,000

Completion Date: 2008

Intermediate Care Facility Home – Eight (8) Bedroom Model – Martinsville, VA

Intermediate Care Facility Home - 8 Bedroom Model

Intermediate Care Facility Home – 8 Bedroom Model

Project Scope: This project included a 5,500 SF new, free-standing fully handicapped accessible building/home sited within the existing neighborhood fabric of Martinsville, Virginia. The home provides a place for intellectually and often physically disabled adults to live with their peers who are also coping with multiple behavioral issues. The “family living” environment consists of eight (8) carefully matched/selected residents per home with varying degrees of cognizance and self-care capabilities. The home is professionally staffed 24 hours a day, every day of the week, providing on-going progressive therapies, self-care assistance when needed, and dietary and medication monitoring. The purpose of this care model is to reintegrate individuals previously institutionalized back into the community, enhancing their quality of life, the family’s concerns of quality care and the reintegration of the community culture while learning to cope with their various diagnoses.

Project Challenges:Project challenges were providing a residential scale building that was approachable, dignified and a non-institutional recovery home for the residents while providing numerous spaces for the families to meet, visit with each other and be involved in their loved ones’ therapies processes. The site is very steep and required the building to fit into its existing slope, allowing a full walkout basement for equipment storage.

Services provided by Ms. Currin (now of Currin Design Consulting, LLC) include programming, planning, facility design, quality control/cross-discipline coordination while employed by Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering.

Architect: Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering

Owner: Piedmont Community Services Board

Project Cost: $800,000

Completion Date: 2012

Intermediate Care Facility Home – Four (4) Bedroom Model – Lynchburg, VA

Intermediate Care Facility - 4 Bedroom Model

Intermediate Care Facility Home – 4 Bedroom Model

Project Scope: This project included 3,500 sf of new free standing fully handicapped accessible home sited within the existing neighborhood fabric of Lynchburg, Virginia. The home provides a place for intellectually and often physically disabled adults to live with their peers who are also coping with multiple behavioral issues. The home is professionally staffed 24 hours a day, providing ongoing progressive therapies, self-care assistance, when needed, and dietary and medication monitoring. The purpose of this care model is to reintegrate individuals previously institutionalized back into the community, enhancing their quality of life, the family’s concerns of quality of care and the reintegration into a neighborhood, where possible.

Services provided by Ms. Currin (now of Currin Design Consulting, LLC)* include providing programming, planning, facility design, quality control/cross discipline coordination, construction administration and project management (*work performed while employed by Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering)

Architect: Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering, Architect: Belinda Currin, AIA

Owner: Horizon Behavioral Health

Completion Date: 2014

 

Intermediate Care Facility Home – Four (4) Bedroom Model – Madison Heights, VA

Intermediate Care Facility Home - 4 Bedroom Model

Intermediate Care Facility Home – 4 Bedroom Model

Project Scope: This project included 3,500 sf new free standing fully handicapped accessible building/ home sited within the existing neighborhood fabric of Madison Heights, Virginia. The home provides a place for intellectually and often physically disabled adults to live with their peers who are also coping with multiple behavioral issues. The “family living” environment consists of four carefully matched/ selected residents per home with varying degrees of cognizance & self-care capabilities. The home is professionally staffed 24 hours a day, every day of the week, providing ongoing progressive therapies, self-care assistance when needed, dietary and medication monitoring. The purpose of this care model is to reintegrate individuals previously institutionalized back into the community, enhancing their quality of life, the family’s concerns of quality of care and the reintegration of the community culture while learning to cope with their various diagnosis.

Services provided by Ms. Currin (now of Currin Design Consulting, LLC) included programming, planning, facility design, quality control/ cross discipline coordination, construction administration, project management (**work partially performed while employed by Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering, then resumed as Project Manager/ Construction Administrator, at client request, once leaving Clark Nexsen & starting Currin Design Consulting, LLC)

Architect: Clark Nexsen Architecture & Engineering, Architect: Belinda Currin, AIA

Owner: Horizon Behavioral Health

Project Cost: $480,000 each

Completion Date: 2013

Other Facilities Include:

  • Veterans Administration – Polytrauma Project – Richmond, VA
  • Riverside Health Cardiothoracic Practice – Hampton Roads, VA 
  • Walter Reed National Military Medical Center Gastroenterology Renovation – Bethesda, MD
  • NAVFAC FAF Dental Clinic (6 chair dental clinic)
  • Northern Virginia Training Center (4 chair dental clinic)
  • W.B. Orthodontics (6 chairs)
  • Dr. Wallace Oral Surgery (6 chairs)
  • VAMC – Durham: Outpatient Dental Clinic (12 chairs)
  • Camp Lejeune – Outpatient Dental Clinic (8 chairs)
  • Ft. Belvoir Community Hospital – Outpatient Dental Clinic (6 chairs)
  • Eastern State Mental Health Facility Dental Clinic (4 chairs)

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