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Inclusive housing

Caroline Holland and Sheila M. Peace

in Inclusive housing in an ageing society

Published by Policy Press

Published in print October 2001 | ISBN: 9781861342638
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447302582 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861342638.003.0011
Inclusive housing

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Inclusive housing allows individuals to take part fully in their preferred mode of life. This chapter discusses the concept of inclusive housing: what it means, what it implies, and what it demands. With a vision of the future where desirable design features in general housing include planned accessibility and sustainability, this chapter examines inclusive housing and its application to housing the ageing society as well as the issues relating to the aspects of material and social environments, resources, technologies, and issues around choice and self-determination.

Keywords: inclusive housing; accessibility; sustainability; ageing society; self-determination; social environments

Chapter.  10376 words. 

Subjects: Gerontology and Ageing

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