Home modifications Down Under

de Jonge, Desleigh, Ainsworth, Elizabeth, and Tanner, Bronwyn (2006) Home modifications Down Under. In: Mann, W.C., and Helal, A., (eds.) 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 ID: 8507
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-1-58603-587-7
ISSN: 1383-813X
Keywords: home modifications; universal design; legislation
Date Deposited: 24 Feb 2010 04:26
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%
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