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IT in support of the design and adaptation of housing: meeting the needs of older people, people with disabilities and carers.

HUSITA conference: information technology in the human servcies, 11th - 14th June 1996

Author: Mekibes, B.
Year: 1996
Type: Conference Paper

Abstract:

This paper is designed in three sections, the first section discusses independant living, struggle towards barrier-free society and the "design for all" principle. The second part looks at the needs related to mobility impairement, vision impairement, hearing impairement and people with dementia. The final section outlines how technology can help to compensate for functional limitations, faciliate independant living and can enable older people and people with disabilities to realise their potential.

Further Details

Publish Location Rovaniemi (Finland)
Accession Number December, 2010
Keywords cognition, design, housing, older, mobility

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