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Floor coverings must not cause any annoying mirroring or dazzling with backlighting

Floor Covering for Houses for Old People and Disabled People

Houses for old people and disabled people is a place equipped with long-term medical care facilities meant for taking care of elderly patients or disabled people who are in need of special assistance. A few particular aspects must be taken into consideration so as to ensure that a floor covering is suitable for use in buildings planned with universal accessibility.…

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A Kitchen for Disabled People

Disabled people are people with disability – an impairment that may be cognitive, developmental, intellectual, mental, physical, sensory, or some combination of these which – affects the person’s life activities. The types of disabilities are: vision impairment, deaf, mental health conditions, acquired brain injury, autism spectrum disorder, intellectual and physical disability. In a house, the kitchen is perhaps the most…

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Old People’s Housing

Old People’s Accommodation Depending on the degree of support required, there are three main types of accommodation and care for the elderly: Old people’s housing Old people’s homes Nursing homes. In the United Kingdom, depending, on type of dwelling and facilities provided, housing for elderly people can be classified into: category one housing, category two housing, sheltered housing, very sheltered…

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Converting Buildings and Apartments for Disabled People

When doing new building projects, we do not often consider the needs of disabled people, so it is frequently necessary to convert existing residential units into appropriate apartments. A suitable building must have a generous floor area and offer simple opportunities for alteration in accordance with the occupant’s needs.     The conversion measures required can include: Alterations to the…

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The Buildings for Disabled People

Building: Houses and Apartments Your first priority to make house or apartment for disabled people is comfort access. The easiest way to access a building for disabled people is via corridors. This enables large numbers of angles and corners to be avoided; a straight main corridor is the best layout. The entrance area should be of an appropriate size, with…

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