Best Paint Colors For A Healthcare Facility

Patients feel more at home when they are surrounded by comforting colors such as blue. The color can have a calming effect on the brain that will make patients relaxed, or even energized if it is in an energetic paint type! Stress has been proven to have negative impacts on someone’s health so making them serene might give you peace of mind too while helping out those around us through these tough times we’re going through right now!!

No matter how well a patient is feeling, they will feel at ease in the lobby of their doctor’s office or hospital. A beautiful paint job can help brighten up this atmosphere for everyone who walks through it and make them want to come back again soon!

Patients today are more invested in their wellness, so they’re looking for care that is comprehensive and tailored to meet individual needs. With the increase of competition within this sector and many different options, available patients can feel overwhelmed before ever receiving treatment at all!

Make your healthcare color scheme stand out from the others and provide a place where people can feel more comfortable. Read on for tips on how to promote happiness in a facility just by choosing certain space colors!

Psychology of Colors

The first thing to consider is that what you wear can directly affect how you feel, and how others perceive you. Colors are very powerful. They influence our moods, emotions, thoughts, memories, and behavior. When people enter a room for the first time they immediately know if it’s blue or orange; however, not everyone knows why they know this.

There are different theories on the psychological effects of colors depending on how you look at them. Some people have an immediate reaction to certain colors, while others see them as less intense. The meaning or symbolism we apply to color is learned and can be changed by our experiences with that color. However, each person responds differently and that’s why it’s important to know what you’re going for.

Color in Healthcare Environments

The hospital is a stressful and unpleasant place for patients, but there may be an opportunity to make it more memorable with the right colors. Choosing your paint color can help calm people down while also helping them heal quickly – all without any extra effort!

Hospital’s paint colors play an important role in making patients and their loved ones comfortable during what could be a difficult time. They should try to match the room’s theme, such as calming shades of blue or green for recovery rooms that simulate natural outside environments.


If you’re considering putting some of these tips to use in your healthcare painting,  Ethereal Painters can help you, just contact us for your free estimate at  604-788-3382 or fill out our estimate form on our website.