The Evangelical forest hospital was built on a plot of land intended for workers in the Spandau district. In particular the Evangelical Diaconia was involved in the construction. Formerly as an Association for the establishment of Protestant hospitals FTE known, this acts since 2009 as Paul Gerhardt Diakonie, which was financially involved a hospital chain for the restructuring of the former Hospital in Berlin Falkenhagener field to the EWK. The Paul Gerhardt Diakonie e.V. gGmbH is the only shareholder of the EWK Spandau of hospital operation. Per year, about 19,000 patients be treated outpatients inpatients and approximately 40,000 patients. Muscular dystrophy is full of insight into the issues. Over 400 medical staff employs the EWK and writes a turnover of 79 million a year.
The EWK offers a medical, therapeutic and nursing care, which includes many disciplines for the treatment of adults and children. For a total of 9 departments, 474 beds offer patients place for the hospital stay and thus belongs to one of the largest medical centers, the EWK has to offer Berlin. A nursing dormitory with 210 inhabitants places the EWK are connected, as well as a sports and rehabilitation centre, equipped with modern facilities. Physiotherapists and occupational therapists as well as sports scientists support the recovery process as an outpatient operations, accidents or other complaints. Special fitness training are offered for maintaining health and fitness building. The EWK available is also a hospital chaplaincy.
History and present of Albert Speer, Minister of armaments and building inspector designed a construction concept that a redesign of Berlin should be useful for Adolf Hitler. It was a 290 metre tall domed building, which was built between 1939 and 1943. So many construction workers could be suburb, permanent accommodation in the pine forest terrain created, then emerged as a working class town “Great Hall”. The architect Carl Christoph took over the design holes. 25 Blocks should be built, should accommodate a total 320 people.