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Economic dimensions of home modification: Cost-benefit comparison between ramps and lifts

International Conference on Best Practices in Universal Design: Festival of International Conferences on Caregiving, Disability, Aging and Technology (FICCDAT)

Author: Jung, Y. M., Bridge, C.
Type: Conference Proceedings

Abstract:

This publication provided differentiated economic information about ramps and lifts and significant implications for future research. It was found that the significant factors in determining the economic dimensions of ramps and lifts included type of ramp or lift, material, initial purchase and installation, maintenance and replacement, safety, aesthetics, property value, natural environments, spatial utility, adaptability and flexibility, operation, assistance and care, abandonment and durability, and construction period.

Further Details

Publish Dates: 2011
Pages: CD-ROM jung-69335
Publish Location: Toronto
Publisher: FICCDAT
Notes: Respubs id = 201141738 Respubs category = E1
Proceedings Title: Proceedings of the International Conference on Best Practices in Universal Design: Festival of International Conferences on Caregiving, Disability, Aging and Technology (FICCDAT), June 5-8, 2011, Toronto
Access Date: 2011/06/05/
Keywords: cost-benefitrampslifts
Reads: 216
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