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Research Library

The HMinfo Research Library contains an in-depth collection of materials on home modifications and related subjects.

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Design for assisted living : guidelines for housing the physically and mentally frail

Author: Regnier, V.
Type: Book
Year: 2002


Design for Assisted Living provides solutions to the challenges of creating and designing environments for the mentally and physically frail elderly. Research gathered from hundreds of buildings in the United States and northern Europe is presented here in design directives, case studies, and practical guidelines and complete with management tips, future predictions and trends, benchmarking statistics, and lessons learned from Europe.

Further Details

Pages: 344 p.
Publish Location: New York
Publisher: J.Wiley
ISBN/ISSN: 0-471-35182-2
Accession Number: 26.2.04
Keywords: Europe, North America, older, cognitive, design
Reads: 169