Wheelchair housing design guide (2nd edition) (X345)
This second edition explains how to design and detail a home that is fully manageable by wheelchair users and maximises their independence. This activity-based guide: discusses design considerations, requirements and recommendations for various activities carried out within the home; provides design solutions and good practice examples of how to comply with the building accessibility regulations in BS 8300 and Building Regulations Part M; reflects and promotes the values and principles of existing strategies for social inclusion; promotes the long-term cost benefits of designing to wheelchair accessibility standards.
Author: Stephen Thorpe and Habinteg Housing Association
Number of pages: 124
Publisher: BRE Publishing
Date of Publication: January 2006