Home modifications and inclusive design in Aboriginal housing

Rachel Walls, Catherine Bridge

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Abstract

This paper highlights four inter-related factors which must be addressed to achieve more effective housing and home modification
interventions for Aboriginal people with disability, their families and carers:
1 - disability characteristics of the Aboriginal population
2 - characteristics of the housing environment
3 - cultural, physical, social and functional issues
4 - linking housing interventions to culturally appropriate housing and home modification solutions
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the International Conference on Best Practices in Universal Design: Festival of International Conferences on Caregiving, Disability, Aging and Technology (FICCDAT)
PagesCD-ROM walls-69341
Publication statusPublished - 05 Jun 2011
EventInternational Conference on Best Practices in Universal Design: Festival of International Conferences on Caregiving, Disability, Aging and Technology (FICCDAT) - Toronto, Canada
Duration: 05 Jun 201108 Jun 2011

Conference

ConferenceInternational Conference on Best Practices in Universal Design: Festival of International Conferences on Caregiving, Disability, Aging and Technology (FICCDAT)
CountryCanada
CityToronto
Period05/06/1108/06/11

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    Walls, R., & Bridge, C. (2011). Home modifications and inclusive design in Aboriginal housing. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Best Practices in Universal Design: Festival of International Conferences on Caregiving, Disability, Aging and Technology (FICCDAT) (pp. CD-ROM walls-69341)