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Wellbeing at Heart of Altro’s European Health Forum

Transforming spaces to improve wellbeing within healthcare was the focus of Altro’s latest European Forum, hosted at the company’s HQ in Letchworth. The two-day event brought together healthcare industry experts with care professionals from across Europe to share best practices and discuss the latest innovations, legislation, design and trends within the sector.

Healthcare specialist Gilling Dod Architects joined Dr Steve Thorpe, chair of the UK Slip Resistance Group, as well as experts from the Alzheimer’s Society and innovative residential care provider Mentaur Group, to present the latest thinking and host discussions along with Altro’s in-house development teams. Delegates from Germany, Spain, Sweden, Denmark and the UK ensured sharing of experiences and best practice from across Europe.

Joe Hurst, Altro’s Key Account Manager for Social Care, explained the value of collaborative events such as these help to create even more possibilities for those at the forefront of healthcare design. “We’re passionate about transforming spaces to enhance people’s emotional and physical wellbeing. This forum was an ideal platform to both share our expertise and learn from others as we work collaboratively to turn creative thinking into practical, real-world solutions for the benefit of all.”

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About Altro

 Altro has been at the forefront of innovation for almost 100 years. Today, working closely with architects, end customers, engineers, designers and contractors around the world, our insight and expertise help them transform everyday spaces into environments that can improve the wellbeing of everyone that uses them.

And by consistently turning creative thinking into practical, real-world solutions – that maintain the highest standards of safety and durability – Altro has become synonymous with quality.

As a family-founded business, we have a strong sense of what we value and a way of thinking inspired by The Bauhaus – a balance of quality, form and design-led function – that puts people’s needs at the heart of everything we do. It’s a human-centred approach to designing for the demands of 21st century life.

It’s a history that means we value the bold, the brave and the new. From focusing on how the different sectors we serve need their spaces to perform, to the call for more environmentally sustainable materials, Altro is constantly challenging what is possible and seeking new ways of inspiring our customers and answering their biggest challenges.

With offices across Europe, the Americas, Asia Pacific and the Middle East, we remain committed to developing solutions that stand the test of time.

We combine the best in contemporary style with the functionality required to improve the way we all live and work, wherever in the world that may be.

We are Altro.

Designed for possibilities. Made for people.


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