The New Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital
Santa Ynez Valley Cottage Hospital is getting a complete update and renovation to provide patients a more comfortable and serene place for healing. Hospital staff, community volunteers and HBE architects collaborated to plan enhancements for this small, rural hospital.
New Wing Open
The landscape plan features green space and flowering shade trees. Outside each patient room in the new Medical/Surgical Unit will be a private garden with an enclosed patio, offering patients and their visitors calming views of nature and a quiet place for respite outdoors.
Expanding in capacity and capabilities, the new Radiology/Imaging Suite will offer updated equipment, including a new CT scanner, to provide a wider range of diagnostic tests on site.
While the hospital is undergoing retrofitting, it is still offering complete health care, including:
How is the building project being funded?
The Valley community enthusiastically responded to the need for philanthropic support for the project. A challenge grant from the Wood-Claeyssens Foundation -- matching donations dollar-for-dollar, up to $500,000 -- helped the Campaign meet its goal by the end of 2008.
THE NEW SANTA YNEZ VALLEY COTTAGE HOSPITAL