Sutter SeniorCare Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) was designed exclusively for the aging and frail adult community. The focus of PACE is providing high-quality care and services to participants, to maintain their health and independence, preventing premature nursing home placement.
This project merges two existing PACE centers into one comprehensive facility, reducing redundancy, optimizing staff workflow and functionality, and allowing for program growth. The renovated 44,000-square-foot facility provides a large adult day care center with full kitchen, library, gardening and craft areas; adjacent clinic space (OSHPD 3) for medical, dental and physical therapy; and approximately 15,000 square feet of offices for facility staff and Sutter Health employees.
The existing building has light-filled interior and exterior courtyards, providing calming elements, tranquil outdoor views and extra therapy space. The interior design is inspired by the confluence of the Sacramento and American Rivers, representing the merging of two facilities, as well as patient home life merging with PACE facility life. The overall design incorporates organically-influenced materials combined with modern design elements. to create a high-end, hospitality-inspired interior environment.