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Summary Bulletin: Legalities of the Australian Standards and Alternative Access Solutions to Ramping

Authors: L. Oram
Published: 1st May 2006
Audience: Consumers, Government/NGOs/Peaks, Industry, Librarians/Researchers/Students
ISBN: 1 86487 837 1

Abstract

This bulletin tackles the issues around adhering to the Australian Standards when designing for private homes. It refers to the research behind the standards and legal implications, and provides examples of alternative access solutions to ramping. Case studies, a checklist for therapists and useful contacts are also given.

Publication History

1st edition Legalities of the Australian Standards and alternative access solutions to ramping by Lara Oram, May 2006. Reprinted July 2014

Table of Contents

Contents

Background
Implications for clients 
Legal Implications
Responsibility of Home Modification Services & Therapists
Alternative Access solutions to Ramps
Landfill and Landscape 
Bridging 
Residential Lifts 
Case Studies 
Case 1 
Case 2 
Checklist for therapists 
Helpful contacts 
Bibliography 



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