Validation of housing standards addressing accessibility: exploration of an activity-based approach.

  title={Validation of housing standards addressing accessibility: exploration of an activity-based approach.},
  author={Tina Helle and Susanne Iwarsson and {\AA}se Brandt},
  journal={Journal of applied gerontology : the official journal of the Southern Gerontological Society},
  volume={33 7},
The aim was to explore the use of an activity-based approach to determine the validity of a set of housing standards addressing accessibility. This included examination of the frequency and the extent of accessibility problems among older people with physical functional limitations who used no mobility device (n = 10) or who used a wheelchair (n = 10) or a rollator (n = 10). The setting was a kitchen designed according to present housing standards. The participants prepared lunch in the kitchen… CONTINUE READING


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