Selecting the right products is crucial to creating a healthcare environment that supports the needs of patients and staff alike.
Our consultants and specification teams can help you specify with confidence – from hard-wearing products capable of withstanding rigorous cleaning, to sector-specific colour knowledge, and online tools designed to make your specification simple.
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Maintenance and redecorating are disruptive, costly, and environmentally impactful. So, we offer paints with exceptional durability, washability, and stain resistance. They exceed the longevity and performance of standard paints, helping to extend maintenance cycles.
We also offer scrubbable coatings, specially formulated with anti-bacterial properties to help with infection control, in line with appropriate cleaning practices.We know colour should do much more than make a building look attractive. Using our industry-leading, evidence-based design principles, we can help you develop colour schemes for healthcare spaces in which patients feel comfortable and at ease.
Hard-wearing Dulux products ideal for healthcare spaces
Dulux Trade Scuffshield Matt
Tough, water-based matt emulsion containing ultimate scuff resistant technology. Designed to protect against scuff marks, it’s also cleanable and offers good stain resistance, too. So, it’s ideal for use in high traffic areas such as corridors, stairwells and hallways.
Dulux Trade Sterishield Diamond Matt
Quick-drying, water-based matt emulsion containing an in-film bactericide, to inhibit bacteria and reduce populations of MRSA and E. coli. Tough, scrubbable and stain-resistant, it’s ideal for all normal interior walls and ceilings.
Dulux Trade Diamond Matt
Tough, cleanable emulsion with a smooth matt, or mid-sheen finish. Magnolia and Tinting Bases contain Anti-Fade Technology to protect colour pigments from damage. Achieves Class 1 ISO 11998 and Type C BS 7719 scrub ratings, helping walls withstand daily wear and tear. With Stain Repellent Technology built in, Diamond Matt is ideal for busy environments needing frequent cleaning.
Dulux Trade Light & Space
Uses revolutionary Lumitec technology to reflect more light, making even the smallest rooms look and feel more spacious compared to our conventional emulsion paints with similar hue and chroma.
NEW Dulux Trade Sterishield Dual Active Matt
Durable, quick-drying, water-based paint containing in-film antimicrobial additives, to inhibit bacteria and viruses – reducing populations of MRSA, S. Aureus, E. coli, Coronaviruses and Human Herpesvirus and Phi 6 bacteriophage. Stain-resistant and cleanable, it’s suitable for all normal interior wall and ceiling surfaces.
Sector-specific colour knowledge
Designing For Dementia Colour Palette and Design Guide
Discover how our evidence-based design principles can help you create supportive spaces that optimise occupant wellbeing inside care homes.
Healthcare Colour Palettes
Our Commercial Colour Consultants can help you create colour schemes that make patients feel more comfortable and at ease within the space.
Commercial Colour Services
Our Commercial Colour Consultants can guide you on suitable products, contact specialist contractors, minimising disruption and extending maintenance cycles.
Dulux Colour Of The Year 2024 For Healthcare
By incorporating soothing blues and greens into institutional settings, we can create a calming environment that offers respite to patients, visitors, and staff.
Healthcare Dementia-Friendly Colour Scheme
Our colour consultants help professionals create beautiful, functional spaces centred on the needs of occupants. Get in touch for specific advice on creating a dementia-friendly colour scheme or tap the button below to see an example moodboard.
Tools to support your healthcare specification
Dulux Trade Colour Schemer
This easy-to-use online tool makes it quick and simple for specifiers and designers to select ready-made colour schemes for healthcare environments.
Dulux Specification Creator
Professionals can use this simple online tool as a quick reference guide, or to build an in-depth paint and woodcare specification for tender documentation.
Dulux Trade Colour Sensor
This compact colour scanner finds the nearest shade from the Dulux Trade palette, giving you an instant match to your client’s colour preferences, on site.
Specification success stories
BRE Dementia House
Working with the BRE Trust, BRE, Loughborough University, Halsall Lloyd Partnerships and Liverpool John Moores University, we supported the development of a demonstration home catering for different types and stages of dementia.
Royal Gwent Hospital
We helped Aneurin Bevan NHS Trust with the makeover of Royal Gwent Hospital, transforming the space in a single day, using hard-wearing anti-bacterial paint.