Movement Assessments: A White Paper
Cohen, M. et al. | PHARMA The Facility Guidelines Institute | 2010

The 2010 edition of the Facility Guidelines
Institute Guidelines for Design and Construction
of Health Care Facilities (the 2010 Guidelines or
FGI Guidelines) introduces a requirement for
project applicants to conduct a patient handling
and movement assessment (PHAMA) as part of
the sequence of predesign functional and space
programming processes for new construction
and renovation projects. Further, the 2010
Guidelines requires applicants to revise that
PHAMA as new information becomes available
throughout project design, construction, and

  • Clinical Focus: Safe Patient Handling & Mobility
  • Content Type: Journal Articles