Home modifications Down Under
de Jonge, Desleigh, Ainsworth, Elizabeth, and Tanner, Bronwyn (2006) Home modifications Down Under. In: Promoting Independence for Older Persons with Disabilities. IOS Press, pp. 155-168.
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This paper will describe the policies which facilitate the provision of home modification services to older Australians. It will review the national and state based funding schemes which provide cost free and low-cost home modification services and examine the nature and availability of these services. Research in Australia examining the nature of home modifications, design features associated with injuries,and the efficacy of home modifications will also be discussed.
|Item Type:||Book Chapter (Research - B1)|
|Keywords:||home modifications; universal design; legislation|
|FoR Codes:||11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1103 Clinical Sciences > 110321 Rehabilitation and Therapy (excl Physiotherapy) @ 100%|
|SEO Codes:||92 HEALTH > 9202 Health and Support Services > 920201 Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services) @ 100%|
|Deposited On:||24 Feb 2010 14:26|
|Last Modified:||02 Aug 2011 11:55|
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