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Caring Environments for Frail Elderly People

Longman Building Studies

Author: Salmon, G.
Type: Edited Book
Year: 1993


This book aims to provide detailed and comprehensive surveys of individual building types categorized by function. Examples of the very best contemporary building practice are included providing a yardstick of excellence for its readers. These books are aimed at all practising architects, client bodies, planning autorities and facilities managers. This text provides an international perspective on the critical issues facing those with the responsibility for designing and constructing buildings that cater for elderly people. Illustrated with case studies from UK, Ireland, USA and Europe it covers type of environment, planning approaches, aspects of frailty, detailed environmental designs, current and future trends in building for the elderly. The book presents an overview of seven types of caring environment.

Further Details

Publish Location: Burnt Mill, Harlow, UK
Publisher: Longman Scientific & Technological
Accession Number: November, 2010
Notes: This is a photocopy of the book containing chapters 2 - 5 and chapters 10 -11 only
Keywords: United KingdomUnited StatesEuropehousingdesign
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