Interlude Restorative Suites provides post-acute care patients with a clinically advanced yet soothing environment in which to transition for hospital to home. It is designed and built to provide an enhanced healing experience to better prepare guests to return home after a short-term stay. The hospitality driven design and focus is reflected throughout the entire building over three-levels totaling 47,000 square feet. The mix of guest rooms is mostly private at 38 rooms with 2 semi-private rooms and 8 individual care suites, totaling 50 rooms. A large therapy space for guest rehabilitation is located at the first level of the building.
Interlude is located at the south side of the Allina Unity Hospital Campus and is connected to the hospital via skyway. The site is laid out to take advantage of the existing walkway system which connects to the surrounding neighborhood and other Campus buildings. An exterior courtyard is situated to the west, offering a large outdoor space for both guests and employees.
A spacious therapy pool is built to accommodate four occupants including staff therapists and features a treadmill with video camera for guest analysis and progress. The space also features one of only several specialized treadmills within the Twin Cities area, the Anti-G Treadmill.
Yanik served as Owner’s Representative and Construction Manager at Risk for the Benedictine Health System. The Interlude Restorative Suites itself is leased and managed by a joint venture made up of the Benedictines and Allina Health.