Since January 1st, 2019, the GHU Paris Psychiatry and Neurosciences
regroups three mental health hospitals in the Paris region (Hôpital Sainte-Anne, Groupe Public de santé Perray-Vaucluse and Établissement Public de santé Maison Blanche). This public mental health care group employs 5,600 staff including 600 doctors, with an annual budget of 420 million euros. In total, 60,000 Parisian users are welcomed each year by their healthcare professionals. Following more than a 100-year of expertise developed at the Hôpital Sainte-Anne, this group allies neuroscience psychiatry to build a unique identity.
Since 2016, the group runs its own design laboratory called Lab-ah
. With a team of three designers and a cultural manager, this lab focuses on the improvement of the hospitality in the GHU Paris Psychiatry and Neuroscience.
The purpose of the lab-ah is to support healthcare teams and users in their project to co-construct forms of hospitality by mobilizing the resources of artistic creation, design and cultural development. These approaches are called Workshops and fully integrate all the stakeholders of each project: relevant departments, medical and nursing team, users, partners ...