Briefing paper

Improving housing accessibility in Australia: research summary

A survey of occupational therapists identifies highest-priority accessible design features
Housing for older people Housing for people with disability Ageing in place Building design Australia

This research summary provides an evidence base about the impact of specific design features on hospital discharge and ageing in place.

Results of this survey emphasise the importance of external access to the home and internal access to bedroom and bathroom facilities, with remarkable consistency across hospital discharge and ageing in place.

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