Providence Seward Psychiatric Holding Room
Anchorage, Alaska


This small remodel within the Providence Seward Medical & Care Center consisted of converting an existing office space into a psychiatric holding room. Full height cleanable wall padding with an integral bench provides a safe place for a variety of patients awaiting transportation to an appropriate facility. In order to mitigate the damage a patient could do to staff or him/herself, the room is specifically designed without movable furniture or equipment. Additional suicide prevention measures have been incorporated such as: