The new edition of the best-selling Designing for Accessibility is a completely up-to-date and user-friendly good practice guide in the context of the Equality Act 2010. Aimed at all those seeking to fulfil their service provider duties under the Equality Act as well as architects, designers, facilities managers and a range of consumers.
This important book provides a comprehensive survey of different strategies for developing age-friendly communities, and the extent to which older people themselves can be involved in the co-production of age-friendly policies and practices.
Quality living in old age is one of the key topics of our time. Integrative forms of housing and living emerge from sophisticated design solutions, transcending the boundaries between individual, collective and assisted forms of living.
Citizens in retirement age are becoming an ever greater but also more active part of society. In contrast to the general idea of retirement home the residences of today are superbly designed and furnished service domiciles. In this title, the selected buildings are tailored to the special, very individual needs of today's senior citizens.
How can we provide good spatial orientation for people with dementia? This book addresses this question extensively in a selection of professional essays and projects that also carve out specific requirements for various disciplines.