Mental Heath Outpatient Services

The Mental Health Outpatient Services Design Guide was developed as a tool to assist VA clinical, contracting, planning, construction and engineering staff in better understanding the space, equipment and planning concepts for Outpatient Mental Health Services. The Guide addresses general space and equipment planning, as well as functional and technical requirements for outpatient mental health.

ECB 2018-18 Guidance for Elevator Design and Construction -- Category: Directive and Guidance

The major change from the previous interim guidance in references b and c is that Machine-Room-Less elevators are now allowed to be used as outlined in UFC 3-490-06, Elevators. UFC 3-490-06 applies to all planning, design and construction, modernization, repair, maintenance and operation, and equipment installation in new and existing buildings, regardless of funding source. References b and c are no longer applicable.