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An accessible home opens the door to health, happiness and work

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“When you are ready to leave hospital hopefully your parents’ house will have been modified so you can live at home.“

These were the words I repeatedly heard as a 16-year-old who spent six months in an archaic hospital with a spinal cord injury. I had never thought much about disability or housing design and, in any event, I felt I would only need to think about it when I became “old”.

I was wrong. Accidents or illness can affect anyone at any time.

To read the full article, please visit the The Age website.



Source:
Ben Gauntlett, 2021, The Age (https://www.theage.com.au/)

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