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Can Interior Design Improve the Quality of Life in Extra Care Housing?

Authors: Michael Sandford, Associate Interior Designer, PRP Architects
Published: 1st September 2012


This Factsheet is intended to be used as a discussion tool and aid when considering the interior design for a new build or refurbishment housing scheme for older people, including extra care housing. It is not about building regulations and correct design guidelines (you can find that in Factsheet no.6, Design Principles
for Extra Care, and other relevant resources on the design pages on the Housing LIN web site), but rather about finding inspirati on for making purpose-built housing desirable and an attractive place where older people want to live.

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