Patient Waiting Area

Patient waiting area is the first impression for the patient. If it is being dull and generally uninteresting environments, it can be a huge impact on how patients perceive the quality of their care.

It is a good idea to create inviting spaces that reduce anxiety and bring energy into making the waiting area more welcoming for the patient. It makes your patients’ waiting time seem shorter.

Below is the minimum size of the corridor, door and ceiling height complied with the requirements set by Ministry of Health. Those waiting chair allocate beside the corridor will be considered obstruction, which mean the measurement is start from the obstruction.

Ambulatory Care Centre:

  • Minimum clear width of corridor ≥ 2.1meter
  • Minimum clear opening width for patients’ door ≥ 1.2meter (Not swing into the corridor)
  • Minimum clear opening width for patients’ toilet door ≥ 0.9meter (Not swing inward, neither into corridor, install sliding door is one of the option)
  • Minimum ceiling height for air-condition room ≥ 2.4meter
  • Minimum ceiling height for non-air-condition room ≥ 3.0meter

Clinic:

  • Minimum clear width of corridor ≥ 1.2meter
  • Minimum clear opening width for patients’ door ≥ 1.2meter (Not swing into the corridor)
  • Minimum clear opening width for patients’ toilet door ≥ 0.9meter (Not swing inward, neither into corridor, install sliding door is one of the option)
  • Minimum ceiling height for air-condition room ≥ 2.4meter
  • Minimum ceiling height for non-air-condition room ≥ 3.0meter

We understand that every project is different and bespoke in some way to ensure every unique design not only fulfils MOH’s requirement, it also meet practice’s technical, ergonomic and aesthetic specifications.

To know more about how we can setup your Clinic or Ambulatory Care Centre from nothing to something to everything and make your consultation room and other area more patient-friendly.

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47600 Subang Jaya
Selangor.

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