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Summary Bulletin: Home Modification and Childrens Growth

Authors: Oram, L.
Illustrators/Contributors: Svenger, M.
Published: 5th July 2005
Audience: Consumers, Government/NGOs/Peaks, Industry, Librarians/Researchers/Students
ISBN: 1 86487 759 6


This bulletin tackles the issues around prescribing home modifications for children. It lists the significant Australian Standards to consider, factors relevant to carers, anthropometric considerations and adjustable products and supplier details.

Publication History

1st edition Home modifications & children’s growth by Lara Oram, July 2005. Reprinted May 2014.

Table of Contents


  • Considerations for modifying homes for children
    • Australian Standards
    • Anthropometrics
  • Adaptable Housing
  • Home Safety & Accidents
  • Caring for the Carer
    • Products
    • Checklist
      • Bibliography


  • Table 1. Important Measurements
  • Table 2. Products for children’s home access and safety

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