Construction in Palo Alto - VA Palo Alto Health Care System
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VA Palo Alto Health Care System


Construction in Palo Alto

New 12,000 Sq. Ft. Single-Story Spinal Cord Injury/Disorder (SCI/D) Center

This project will construct a 12,000 Gross Square Feet (GSF) Spinal Cord Injury / Disorders (SCI/D) inpatient replacement unit at the Palo Alto Division. The SCI/D unit will be comprised of 13 beds providing a mix of private and semiprivate patient rooms in accordance with VA's Space Planning Criteria.

  • 13 beds, plus associated nursing and patient areas
  • The new wing will include all private patient rooms and will comply with current VA design guide standards for SCI units.
  • Currently resolving issues with patient lifts and headwall connections
  • 12kV power upgrade project currently underway to provide power to SCI/D Center
  • Construction completion: Fall 2016