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Technical Manual

Author: The NSW Home Modification & Maintenance Services State Council Inc,
Type: Book
Year: 2009


This manual contains the Australian standards and technical diagrams for Minor modifications such as Ramps, landings, rails, stairs & steps, doors, furniture, plumbing (minor mods), electrical (minor mods), bathrooms (minor mods), slip resistance / visual contrast, and kitchen (minor mods). The major modifications covers bathrooms (major mods), stair climbers (lifts / elevators), kitchens (major mods), electrical (major mods) and plumbing (major mods). Home maintainance services by the NSW Home Modification & Maintenance Services of modifications is also covered

Further Details

Author: Home and Community Care
Publish Location: Lismore
Publisher: The NSW Home Modification & Maintenance Services State Council Inc,
Accession Number: September, 2011
Notes: Updated to Revision 1, May 2011
Research Notes: This manual is a looseleaf service, the various sections will be updated on a regular basis
Keywords: New South Wales, Assistive device, housing, design, bathroom, regulation, modification, older
Reads: 211