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Industry Factsheet: Landscape Modification

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Authors Bridge, C., Carnemolla, P.
Published
Audience Industry
ISBN 9780733432972

Background: People with mobility limitations might have difficulty accessing different part of their homes, especially the entrance. There are a number of solutions providing accessible entry to the home with the most common being ramps and lifts.

Objective: This publication aims to determine whether landscape modifications can be an alternative to ramps and lifts for providing an accessible entry to one’s home. The advantages and disadvantages of this type of home modification are examined.

Results: This publication provides advice for the determination of whether a landscape modification is possible for a specific home environment and the main parameters that need to be considered during the design and implementation process.

Audience: This HMinfo publication is addressed to home modification providers, occupational therapists and other professionals.


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